COVID-19 Vaccinations / Testing / Recovery Resources

News Alerts

Starting on January 3rd, all patrons, aged 5 and up, of restaurants, gyms, and other public venues will be required to provide proof of vaccine in Suburban Cook County. If you were COVID-19 vaccinated/boosted in Illinois, you can Vax Verify and download the SMART™ Health Card online at the IL Department of Public Health.

CDC Data Tracker

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Data Tracker provides up-to-date geographical data on the virus and variants for home and travel destinations.

COVID-19 Vaccination Information

The CDC and Cook County Department of Public Health are now recommending vaccines for all those 5 plus years and booster shots for all over the age of 12.

COVID-19 booster shots are now available for all vaccine types for ages 12 plus. It is advisable to consult with your doctor regarding your health situation and guidelines vary for the immunocompromised and seniors.

Where to Get Vaccinated


SHIELD Saliva testing is free to the public through the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH). Walk-in testing is available at all sites. For more information, visit the IDPH COVID-19 Testing website.

State of Illinois Community-Based Testing Sites are open to all regardless of symptoms. Appointment not required. View updated information and walk-in testing locator.

Prevention Strategies From the CDC

The CDC continually updates best practices for prevention.

Township Schools Information


COVID-19 booster vaccine clinic on Thursday, Jan. 27. The clinic will be held at Misner Auditorium inside Central School (620 Greenwood Ave., Glencoe). The clinic is available to staff, students (12+) and community members who are eligible for their COVID-19 booster.

Click here to register. Please arrive at your appointment with a completed patient consent form, a copy of your insurance card and ID on one page, and your CDC vaccination card.

Individuals under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Parking is available on Grove Street, near the entrance to Misner Auditorium.

Testing Recommendation

Testing is recommended for anyone who has come in contact with someone with COVID-19 or who has traveled.