Don't Wait. Vaccinate.September 13, 2021 10:00AM
CW26, The Chicago Sun-Times, Chicago Public Schools and Children First Fund are teaming up to bring you up-to-date, reliable information on the COVID-19 vaccine from state health officials and where you can register to receive the vaccine for you or a loved one.
With school back in session, getting vaccinated is vital to keeping everyone safe and healthy. You can find a vaccination site and schedule your appointment today. To learn more read the information below and visit the Chicago Public Schools Vaccine website
Don’t wait. Vaccinate.
COVID-19 Vaccination Opportunities
All Chicagoans age 12 and older are now eligible to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Find information about locating vaccination sites, scheduling appointments and protecting yourself and your community at cps.edu/vaccinations
Every eligible person should get the COVID-19 vaccine
- Safe, effective and widely available
- FDA-approved for 12 years and up
- Free of charge with no proof of insurance or citizenship required
- Mandated for all CPS employees
- Fully vaccinated people do not require quarantine even if they are direct contacts of a known COVID-19 case according to CDC, IDPH and CDPH.
Vaccination Opportunities for CPS Families
CPS students, parents and community members can get vaccinated in a variety of ways, including at school-based sites, community events, or by scheduling an appointment with a vaccine provider.
- Over 200 CPS COVID-19 mobile vaccination events scheduled at schools from July through November
- Three fixed CPS Regional COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics: Appointments available from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.Make an appointment: cps.edu/vaccinations. Walk-ins are accepted.
- Tuesdays: Chicago Vocational Career Academy, 2100 E. 87th St.
- Wednesdays: Roosevelt HS, 3436 W. Wilson Ave.
- Thursdays: Michele Clark HS, 5101 W. Harrison St.
- Eight School-Based Health Centers offer the COVID-19 vaccine: Appointments are available, find a location at schoolinfo.cps.edu/HealthCenters or visit cps.edu/vaccinations
Additional Vaccination Opportunities: