Pfizer Vaccine Now Approved for Children Ages 5 and older!
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have approved the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for kids ages 5-11. Clinical studies have shown the vaccine to be safe and very effective, preventing 90% of symptomatic infections in children ages 5-11. Kids also had fewer side effects from the vaccine than teens and adults. Anyone over the age of 5 years old can get vaccinated—it is free for all, regardless of insurance or immigration status.
Book your appointment below!
There are dozens of COVID-19 vaccination locations across Cook County, including Walgreens, CVS, Jewel-Osco and Meijer. Most require or recommend making an appointment.
- CVS Pharmacy: COVID Vaccine Walk-In COVID 19 Vaccine & Vaccine Schedule | CVS Pharmacy
- Walgreens: COVID-19 Vaccine: FAQs & Distribution Information | Walgreens
- Jewel-Osco: Pharmacy Scheduler (jewelosco.com)
- Meijer: Meijer | Vaccine
To schedule a Cook County Health booster appointment, click https://vaccine.cookcountyil.gov/c/1B/02032021-cca403/60619
Individuals without access to a computer can call 1-833-308-1988 Monday-Friday from 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM to make an appointment at a Cook County Health site.
For a comprehensive list of vaccination locations in suburban Cook County, click here. Additional sites throughout Illinois can be found here. Please check the individual locations for specific requirements and vaccine availability.
Thank you for helping to keep our communities safe!
Cook County Community Vaccination Program