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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Chicago Program That Advocates For Mistreated Nursing-Home Residents Staffed At Only 50% During Pandemic
The city’s nursing home residents needed advocates like never before. There was state cash, but city officials didn’t use it.
Despite ‘Righteous’ Distrust, Vice President Kamala Harris Urges Black Chicagoans To Get COVID-19 Vaccine
In a WBEZ exclusive interview, Harris promoted the new United Center mass vaccination site and said: “Folks have to take this vaccine when it is their turn.”
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