Vax Chi Nation


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This is VAX-CHI-NATION!

A movement fueled by your love for the city, love for your family, love for each other – a movement powered by Chicago! Join the movement by getting vaccinated.

We can protect each other, and we can protect Chicago – together.

Our goal - get 77% of Chicagoans age 12 and older vaccinated by the end of 2021.

Join the Movement!


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VAX-CHI-NATION Real stories

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Bobby's Story

South Sider, Bobby Simmons, shares why his love for his family and friends was reason enough to say yes.

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Richelle's Story

Richelle Marve, a resident of Chicago’s West Humboldt Park neighborhood, shares her initial hesitation about the COVID-19 vaccine and what ultimately inspired her to say yes.

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Yessenia's Story

Yessenia Carreón of East Side shares why getting informed and prioritizing her health is a win for the community.

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Fredrick's Story

Garfield Park resident Fredrick Reed III recounts his journey to yes and how his mom helped to sway his decision.

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Nilda's Story

Nilda Menéndez of North Austin recounts her heartbreaking story and how she decided to get vaccinated to honor a loved one who she lost to COVID-19.

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Jorge's Story

Life-long Back of the Yards resident, Jorge Agustín recounts how a traumatic two-month period was his reason for saying yes.

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Griselda's Story

Griselda Piedra, a resident of Chicago's Pilsen neighborhood, shares how the fear of losing her entire family inspired her to say yes.


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