Vax Chi Nation


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This is VAXchicago starCHIchicago starNATION!

Join the movement.

Get Vaccinated to Protect yourself, family, and others.

In turn, we can protect Chicago - and the nation!


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Not Sure About Vaccinating Your Little Ones?

Find out everything you need to know about the COVID-19
vaccine for kids under 5 on our youth vaccine page.


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VAX-CHI-NATION Real stories

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Channal’s Story

For Channal, enjoying life again along with her family, is why she stays boosted.

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Jay's Story

Losing his father to COVID, helped Jay decide that being vaccinated & boosted was the best decision to make to stay protected.

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Jay's Story

Jay is a DJ and decided to get boosted to protect himself and those around him.

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La historia de Antonio (Antonio’s Story)

Para Antonio, informarse sobre COVID y ponerse el refuerzo le ayuda a proteger a su familia a largo plazo.

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The Rivera’s Story

Science & education helped me decide that my children are better protected with the vaccine.

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Umi's Story

Protecting her daughter is all that matters to Umi. After learning more about the vaccination, the decision was easy.

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Darryl's Story

After the heart-breaking loss of his friend, hear why Darryl wants you to get Boosted.

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Doris's Story

For Doris, getting Boosted is about protecting her family and community. Hear her story.

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Iveth's Story

Iveth lost her mother to COVID. As she grieves her loss, hear Iveth's message about the importance of getting Boosted.

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Kiya's Story

Kiya knows being young doesn't mean immunity against COVID-19. Hear why Kiya got Boosted.

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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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