When Can I Get The COVID-19 Vaccine In Chicago?

WBEZ’s easy-to-use tool will help you figure out when you’ll become eligible to schedule a vaccination, the dates by phase, and where you’ll likely receive your inoculation.

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Use WBEZ's COVID-19 vaccine eligibility tool to determine when and how people like you are getting the shot. Katherine Nagasawa

When Can I Get The COVID-19 Vaccine In Chicago?

WBEZ’s easy-to-use tool will help you figure out when you’ll become eligible to schedule a vaccination, the dates by phase, and where you’ll likely receive your inoculation.

Note: As of April 12, we will no longer update this tool as the state moves to universal eligibility. For more information about where and how to get vaccinated, go to this story: Here’s How To Get Vaccinated In Chicago And Illinois.

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WBEZ has created a tool that determines your eligibility phase and matches it to the latest information about when and where you’ll likely get inoculated. Although geared for Chicago residents, the tool — based on daily reporting from WBEZ’s health care team — provides eligibility status for every Illinoisan. We’re also answering and updating Frequently Asked Questions about COVID-19 vaccines and their rollout, so check back often.

Right now, Chicago is in Phase 1c, which started on March 29, 2021. On April 12, Illinois, including suburban Cook County, expanded eligibility to all adults 16 and older. Chicago plans to follow suit on April 19.

To find out when you’ll be eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine, answer the five questions below. Select the answers that fit best for you.

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WBEZ will update this tool regularly to reflect the latest information about vaccine eligibility and distribution — so check back as your date approaches. In the meantime, follow WBEZ’s daily coverage of coronavirus in Illinois and the pandemic’s impact on our community.