Effective Monday, March 22, 2021, suburban Cook County will move to Phase 1b+. This phase includes individuals 16 years and older with Cancer, Chronic Kidney Disease, COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease), Diabetes, Heart Conditions, Immunocompromised from an organ transplant, Obesity, Pulmonary Disease, and Sickle Cell Disease as well as individuals with disabilities, pregnant women and smokers.
All suburban vaccine providers who receive vaccines from the Cook County Department of Public Health are asked to expand to 1b+ as well. State-supported Cook County mass vaccination sites in the suburbs - Tinley Park Convention Center, South Suburban College, Triton College, and Des Plaines - will also expand to 1b+.
Suburban Cook County residents who meet the current eligibility criteria are encouraged to sign up at vaccine.cookcountyil.gov. CCDPH will continue to monitor vaccination rates as it plans for advancement to Phase 1c in the near future.
For the latest COVID-19 vaccination information in suburban Cook County visit https://cookcountypublichealth.org/.