Older adults are more likely to get severely ill from COVID-19. The vaccine is safe for seniors, including those with diabetes, high blood pressure, lung and heart conditions. The COVID-19 vaccine and the updated/bivalent vaccine doses are especially important for seniors.
In-home vaccination is available to homebound seniors and those with limited mobility and includes the updated vaccine.
Chicago is a city of neighborhoods and close-knit communities that take care of one another. Neighbors for Life celebrates Chicagoans who have stepped up during the pandemic – specifically by helping others get their COVID-19 vaccine and educating communities about the benefits of being vaccinated. The City's COVID-19 Hotline is an open resource to Chicagoans to connect with a fellow Chicagoan and receive support navigating the changes in our city during the pandemic, scheduling a vaccination appointment, locating a vaccine event in their neighborhood, or just getting their questions answered. Call us at (312) 746-4835.
A 67-year love story is still going strong thanks to the COVID-19 vaccine, and a volunteer named Brianna.
What does a retired Chicago firefighter and US Marines vet do when he has COVID-19 questions? He makes a call.
Getting hundreds of Chicago seniors the COVID-19 vaccine doesn’t take a village. It takes a Gloria.
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