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Family Vaccination Clinics

Family Vaccination Clinics

Last month, federal health officials approved the COVID-19 vaccines for children as young as 6 months old. Vaccines are the reason Chicago has continued to see record-low hospitalizations and deaths due to COVID-19 this spring and summer, despite a recent increase in cases, and we’re very excited that we’re now able to offer that protection to our youngest residents.

Clinical trials found these vaccines to be safe and to protect children against severe illness from COVID-19, and we hope you will continue to protect Chicago by making sure your entire family is up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccines – including boosters for anyone age 5 and up. Learn more about COVID-19 vaccines at

While CDPH recommends families first reach out to their pediatrician or family medical provider to see if appointments are available, there are also a number of clinics being hosted by the City and its community partners:

  • Family vaccination clinics at City Colleges of Chicago will offer Pfizer and Moderna for children 6 months through 4 years old, as well as Pfizer vaccines and booster doses to all Chicagoans. All clinics will be open 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Registration is recommended and is available at the links below. Walk-ins will be accommodated as space allows.
    • Saturday, July 9
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) Blue Door Neighborhood Center sites will host family vaccination clinics for anyone 6 months and up. Pfizer and Moderna will be offered. Back-to-school and/or routine pediatric vaccines are also available. Reservations are recommended but walk-ins are also accepted. Visit the links below to view the schedule for each location and register.
      • July 14, July 23, July 26, August 11, August 20, September 8, October 6
      • July 13, July 16, July 28, August 4, August 10, August 13, September 1
      • July 29, August 3, August 27, August 31, September 6, September 24, October 4
  • Family vaccination clinics at Arturo Velasquez Institute in partnership with Alivio Medical Center five days a week (Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays-Saturdays) at 2800 S. Western Ave. Walk-ins welcome. Call 773-254-1400 or text AMCPILSEN to 773-305-6064 to schedule a vaccine appointment.
  • Protect Chicago At Home has expanded to vaccinate anyone 6 months or older. Up to 10 people can be vaccinated at a time for free, offering a great opportunity for the entire family to get up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations and booster doses. Make an at-home appointment at or by calling 312-746-4835 – weekend and evening appointments available.
  • Standing CDPH immunization clinics will also offer Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines for anyone 6 months and up by appointment only. Back-to-school and routine pediatric vaccines are also available.
    • Uptown WIC, 845 W. Wilson Ave., 2nd Level (call 312-742-3227 for an appointment)
    • Greater Lawn WIC, 4150 W. 55th St. (call 312-745-1477 for an appointment)

Need help finding a vaccine near you? Visit, a free, online service that you can use to search for pharmacies and providers or call the City’s COVID-19 call center at 312-746-4835. COVID-19 vaccines are free, no government-issued ID or insurance is required.

Sybil Madison, Ph.D.                    Allison Arwady, M.D.

Chief of Staff                                 Commissioner

Office of the Mayor                     Chicago Department of Public Health

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