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This week is National Small Business Week. We know that our small businesses, locally and nationally, have struggled during the past year due to the pandemic. Cook County has worked closely with our regional small business community every step of the way to aid the response and recovery plan to rebuild stronger. Stay tuned to Cook County’s social media channels for events and programming during the week and show your support by pledging to buy from a small business in your community that week and post on social with #smallbusinessweek hashtag.
For more information on Cook County’s response and support for small businesses, visit https://cookcountysmallbiz.org/
BREAKING: Registration for the #RestaurantRevitalizationFund will begin Friday at 9am and the application period will start on Monday, May 3 at 12pm ET. The online application will remain open to any eligible establishment until all funds are exhausted. Visit the SBA website portal to register: https://restaurants.sba.gov/requests/borrower/login/?next=%2F&fbclid=IwAR1i9qi5KH0NRx1nGq5oMHzYTERWLPIAvBbzrrgasJ01fPqXf_HCrWZUx_8
Cook County Health will be welcoming walk-ins at all of its mass vaccination sites beginning Monday, April 26. The Tinley Park and Matteson sites first opened for walk-ins on April 21.
Beginning April 26, all Cook County Health mass vaccination sites will be open from 8:30AM-5:00PM* Monday through Saturday for walk-ins.
– Tinley Park, 18451 Convention Center Drive (Moderna, age 18+)
– Matteson, 4647 Promenade Way (Pfizer, age 16+)
– River Grove- Triton College, 2000 5th Avenue (Pfizer, age 16+)
– South Holland- South Suburban College, 15800 State Street (Pfizer, age 16+)
– Des Plaines, 1155 E Oakton Street (Pfizer, age 16+)
– Forest Park, 7630 West Roosevelt Road (Pfizer, age 16+)
Individuals or groups who are interested in getting a vaccine can simply show up and register onsite.
The Pfizer vaccine is the only vaccine currently approved for 16 and 17 year olds. As such, it is important for these individuals to walk-in or make an appointment at a Pfizer site. Individuals age 16 and 17 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Individuals can still make appointments at vaccine.cookcountyil.gov or by calling 833-308-1988, Monday – Friday from 7AM – 10PM and Saturday from 8AM – 10PM.
* Hours of sites are subject to change. Visit https://cookcountyhealth.org/covid19-vaccine-sites/ for updated hours of operation.
** Cook County Health’s mobile vaccination site in Summit will continue to offer walk-in availability however it is generally limited to individuals in the surrounding communities: Summit, McCook, Hodgkins, Justice, Bridgeview and Chicago Ridge.
For more information and registration details, visit https://www.cookcountyil.gov/content/register-webinar-our-manufacturing-consierge-and-nasa.
CHICAGO, IL — The Cook County Department of Public Health has announced that all individuals ages 16+ can now register online for a vaccination appointment at vaccine.cookcountyil.gov. Cook County has two Vaccination Mega Centers located in the suburban 17th District:
18451 Convention Center Drive
Tinley Park, IL 60477
(Formerly Kmart Store)
1155 E. Oakton Street
Des Plaines, IL 60018
COOK COUNTY WILL NOW OFFER WALK-IN REGISTRATIONS: Today through Saturday, Cook County will pilot a walk-in strategy by opening our Tinley Park (Moderna) and Matteson (Pfizer) sites for walk-ins. Walk-ins will be welcome from 8:30AM – 5:00PM today and Thursday. Individuals or groups who are interested in getting a vaccine can simply show up with photo ID and register onsite. Next week, Cook County will pilot evening walk-in hours at some of our sites to accommodate workers unable to get to a daytime appointment. More details about this will be announced later this week.
For the latest COVID-19 vaccination information in Cook County, and to make an appointment to be vaccinated, visit: https://cookcountypublichealth.org/.
118 N. Clark Street, Suite 567
Chicago, Illinois 60602
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