10,000 more Cook County vaccine appointments open up

  • Cook County Health opened up new vaccinations appointments at noon Friday.

      Cook County Health opened up new vaccinations appointments at noon Friday. Rick West | Staff Photographer

 
 
Updated 4/16/2021 3:36 PM

About 10,000 first-dose appointments for COVID-19 vaccinations at Cook County locations opened up at noon today.

Shots will be for Moderna or Pfizer vaccines and available to all Illinoisans age 16 and older, Cook County Health officials said.

 

To make an appointment, go to vaccine.cookcountyil.gov. If you are having problems online, call (888) 308-1988 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday or from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday.

Cook County health officials noted that the only vaccine approved for people ages 16 and 17 is the one manufactured by Pfizer. Teens ages 16 and 17 must be accompanied to appointments by a parent or guardian.

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