Mayor Lightfoot Says Fewer Than 40% Of COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments For United Center Site Were Made By ChicagoansMayor Lori Lightfoot said on Twitter Sunday that more than 40,000 people over 65 have signed up for COVID-19 vaccines at the United Center, but fewer than 40 percent of the appointments were actually made by Chicago residents.
COVID In Chicago: Glitches Cause Concerns for Those Who Have Signed Up For COVID-19 Vaccine At United CenterCoronavirus vaccine appointments at the United Center will soon open up to even more people than just seniors.
101st Airborne 'Screaming Eagles' Soldiers To Help Staff United Center Mass Vaccination SiteThe U.S. Army deploys the “Screaming Eagles” across the country to get some of the toughest jobs done, and that will soon include helping administer thousands of vaccines in Illinois.
'I Would Hope It Would Get Better': Seniors Navigate The Tech Terrain To Get Their COVID ShotsAnother tip from Vaccine Angels is to try and avoid clicking on the first available date. Everyone's hunting for that one.
Thousands Of Seniors Sign Up For COVID Vaccine To Be Given At The United CenterThe center will operate seven days a week for the next eight weeks.
Seniors Can Schedule COVID Vaccine Appointments At The United Center Beginning ThursdayMore than 100,000 appointments over the next three days will be available when registration opens.
Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine Ships Out, Shows Promise Against Variant StrainsThis Wednesday 83,000 doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine will be coming to Illinois and 22,000 more will be in Chicago.
United Center Parking Lot To Become Mass Vaccination Site In MarchThe site will operate seven days a week for eight weeks under the federal government’s vaccination pilot program.
United Center Is The Busiest Polling Place In ChicagoTypically when you see a long line outside the United Center, it's for a Bulls or Blackhawks game. As of 2:00 Tuesday afternoon, the United Center had two times more ballots cast than any other site. It has only been open to voters since 6:00 Tuesday morning. The city overall, currently on track to reach more than 70% voter turnout.
United Center Now Open As Super Site, Voters To Head To Polls On Election Day After Early Voting Sets RecordChicago and the state of Illinois have already seen record early voting and mail-in ballot numbers, and on Election Day Tuesday, the United Center will open its doors for the first time as a super site to make voting as easy as possible.
United Center To Serve As Voting Super Site For Chicago Voters On Election DayIt's the first time ever the arena is being used as a voting site, and the arena will be open to all Chicago voters on Election Day.
Even With Most Summer Festivals Canceled In Chicago, Some Concerts In August Still Up In The AirTickets are still being sold for some large shows in August, and the city of Chicago is not ready to rule it out.
United Center Now Home To Nearly 400 Tons Of Food Stored By Greater Chicago Food DepositoryThe scoreboard is dark, and the stands are empty, but the floor at the United Center is packed end-to-end, filled with nearly 26,000 boxes of food.
United Center Helps Store Food For Greater Chicago Food Depository During COVID-19 CrisisCrews have unloaded several pallets of food on the United Center's arena floor. Those boxes will be distributed to those in need through the Food Depository's various partners.
Supply Drive Brings 13 Pallets Of Medical Equipment At United CenterWith so many medical workers worried about running out of supplies, an effort at the United Center on Sunday sought to ease those fears.