COVID-19 Latinx Response
COVID-19 latinx response
The Latinx community continues to have more positive cases of COVID-19 compared to the rest of the city. CDPH is committed to continuing to focus resources to support this community. All guidance documents are listed below in Spanish. Additionally, the entire CDPH website can be translated into Spanish – simply click on “Select a language” at the top right corner of the page.
CDPH partners with the COVID-19 Latinx Task Force, Chicago’s Race Equity Rapid Response team, and may other community partners to ensure COVID-19 resources are available and accessible to all residents – regardless of immigration status.
Dr. Geraldine Luna, Medical Director of the Department of Public Health, talks about COVID vaccines and what it means for Chicago.
The COVID-19 vaccine will be an important tool to save lives and stop the pandemic. Safety is a top priority and there are many reasons to get vaccinated.
Answering Your Questions About COVID-19:
If I already had COVID and recovered, should I get the vaccine?
A safe and effective vaccine will be offered to everyone, regardless of insurance or immigration status, as soon as the amounts are available.
The city of Chicago operates testing sites and partners with community-based organizations to operates mobile testing sites deployed throughout Chicago each week. Pre-registration is strongly recommended. Please review the scheduled hours of operations.
Get the Facts
Visit the Centers for Disease Control for all the latest guidance on protecting yourself against COVID-19.