How Chicago Is Prioritizing 15 High-Need Neighborhoods For COVID Vaccines

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Roseland Community Hospital RN Rhonda Jones checks in on a patient Friday, Jan. 29, 2021, at the South Side of Chicago hospital. Jones has treated many patients with severe COVID-19, a relative died from it, and her mother and a nephew were infected and recovered, but she is still holding out getting the vaccine. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast) / Associated Press
Virus Outbreak Black Hospital
Roseland Community Hospital RN Rhonda Jones checks in on a patient Friday, Jan. 29, 2021, at the South Side of Chicago hospital. Jones has treated many patients with severe COVID-19, a relative died from it, and her mother and a nephew were infected and recovered, but she is still holding out getting the vaccine. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast) / Associated Press

How Chicago Is Prioritizing 15 High-Need Neighborhoods For COVID Vaccines

Residents in 15 communities hit hard by COVID-19 are eligible to be a part of the Protect Chicago Plus program where they will be able to receive the vaccine, regardless of occupation and age.

Reset explores how the program works and why the doctors involved believe it will help make overall vaccine distribution more equitable.

GUESTS: Dr. Marina Del Rios, chair of the health and policy committee of Illinois Unidos

Dr. Matthew Davis, director of the Magoon Institute for Healthy Communities at Lurie Children’s Hospital