Phase 1c starts on March 29, and includes restaurant and salon workers, people 16 and over with underlying conditions and college professors.
Pritzker spoke with WBEZ about his optimism about vaccinations, struggles with the mask mandate and thoughts about Republican criticism of his pandemic response.
Eleven Illinois Democrats want FEMA to expand the eligibility of who can get vaccinated at the largest mass vaccination site in the state.
After a week of shifting requirements and on-again-off-again appointment bookings, here’s what’s going on at the United Center vaccination site.
Last year, throngs of St. Patrick’s Day revelers provoked a statewide shutdown. Will the city have better luck this go-around?
Ultimately, at least 168,000 people could get vaccinated at the United Center.
While people with serious underlying health conditions can get vaccinated in most of Illinois, those the most at-risk to any infection say life won’t get back to “normal.”
There were too many people who live outside of Chicago booking vaccine appointments, so government leaders changed the eligibility rules.
But the agency still recommends that vaccinated people avoid large gatherings and physically distance themselves from others when out in public.
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