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Gov. Pritzker announces 50,000 free Six Flags Great America tickets to encourage COVID-19 vaccinations

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced that 50,000 free tickets to Six Flags Great America in Gurnee will be given out as a new incentive for residents to get the COVID-19 vaccine. The offer comes following yesterday’s vaccine eligibility expansion to children ages 12-15. Six Flags Great America is donating the 50,000 free tickets, valued at […]

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Some COVID-19 vaccination sites in Lake, McHenry counties begin transitioning to walk-in appointments

As supply begins to exceed demand, some COVID-19 vaccinations sites in Lake and McHenry counties are beginning to transition to serve walk-ins. The Lake County Health Department announced on Friday that the Lake County Fairgrounds site, located at 1060 East Peterson Road in Grayslake, will offer walk-in vaccinations starting Saturday. The walk-in hours for the […]

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Health officials say it’s easier now than ever to schedule a COVID-19 vaccination appointment in Lake County

Health officials say that the COVID-19 vaccine supply has dramatically increased, making it easy for everyone to get vaccinated. The Lake County Fairgrounds site is also extending its hours to better accommodate residents. The Lake County Health Department announced Tuesday that all people ages 16 and older who register on the AllVax Portal and live […]

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Pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinic in Round Lake Beach still has hundreds of available appointments

A pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinic at the Round Lake Beach Civic Center still has hundreds of appointments open for today for residents of numerous Lake County towns. The clinic will administer first dose shots from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday at the Round Lake Beach Cultural and Civic Center, 2007 North Civic Center Way […]