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Vaccine appointments now available for all Lake County residents age 65 and older, frontline essential workers

Health officials said that all residents 65 and older along with some frontline essential workers, like first responders and teachers, have now been offered vaccine appointments in Lake County. Lake County Health Department Spokeswoman Hannah Goering told Lake and McHenry County Scanner that everyone 65+ who have a Lake County zipcode were made eligible to […]

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Illinois expands vaccine eligibility in current Phase 1B to include everyone with underlying conditions, comorbidities

Gov. J.B. Pritzker has announced that Illinois is expanding the current Phase 1B vaccinations at the end of the month to include all residents with underlying conditions and comorbidities. The expansion, which will go into effect beginning on February 25, is because of a steadily increasing federal vaccine supply, according to a statement from the […]

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McHenry County Department of Health launches COVID-19 call center, vaccine locator website

The McHenry County Department of Health has launched a call center and vaccine locator website to help residents enroll in the COVID-19 vaccine. “In an effort to remove enrollment barriers and to streamline residents’ access to accurate information about COVID-19 vaccine, the McHenry County Department of Health (MCDH) has launched a COVID-19 Call Center,” the […]