COVID-19 Vaccinations / Testing / Recovery Resources

News Alerts

* While supplies last, we are able to offer KN95 masks during Township hours, 9AM - 5PM, weekdays as part of a Cook County effort to curb the latest COVID-19 variant. Stop in and one of our staff will gladly bring you a mask.

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 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

--> AT HOME VACCINATION: COOK COUNTY HAS EXPANDED IN HOME IMMUNIZATION FOR THOSE WHO NEED IT, REGISTER HERE.


COVID-19 TESTING RESOURCES


Cook County Health – testing for CCH patients and staff; requires a doctor’s order for COVID-19 testing at testing tents outside of both Stroger Hospital at 1969 W. Ogden Avenue and Provident Hospital at 500 E. 51st. Please be sure to bring your doctor’s order with you.  
 

VACCINE VERIFICATION IN ILLINOIS

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.

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.

Prevention Strategies From the CDC

The CDC continually updates best practices for prevention.

Township Schools Information

Updates will appear here.

Testing Recommendation

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