Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Update

From the city of Chicago: "As of April 12, more than 6.8 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) vaccine have been administered in the U.S. CDC and FDA are reviewing 6 cases of a rare and severe type of blood clot in individuals after receiving the J&J vaccine. We are monitoring the situation and in communication with federal partners. As we wait to learn more, we are not administering or scheduling the J&J appointments. We will continue to update as more information is available."

Who is eligible for the vaccine?

Eligibility for the COVID-19 varies by state. Within the state of Illinois, vaccine eligibility also varies by County and the City of Chicago. Please refer to the links below based on where you are located. For more localized information, check with your town or county directly.

Illinois Department of Public Health

Cook County Department of Public Health

City of Chicago

Where Do I Sign Up To Receive A Vaccine?

GoodRx: GoodRx collects vaccine appointments from thousands of sites across the country, including CVS, Walgreens, Walmart, Rite Aid and several government sites. Appointment availability changes frequently, and they track changes as fast as every 5 minutes.

ZocDoc: ZocDoc will notify you when appointments near you become available and will help you schedule an appointment.

State of Illinois Coronavirus Response (List of vaccine locations in Illinois – search by zip code)

ILVaccine (Search by county)

Vaccine Spotter: Search for appointments by zip code.


Look for Appointments at Specific Locations

Your local pharmacy, hospital or grocery store pharmacy may be offering vaccine appointments. Check the websites for vaccine appointment availability

Mariano’s Grocery Stores: Mariano’s pharmacies dedicate two hours of each day to distributing COVID-19 vaccines within the city of Chicago.

Walgreens Pharmacy: Visit to schedule an appointment.

CVS Pharmacy: Visit to schedule an appointment.

Jewel-Osco Grocery Stores: Jewel has partnered with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to provide COVID-19 vaccines to our customers. Visit Covid-19 Vaccination - Coronavirus Immuniza | Jewel-Osco to schedule an appointment.