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Posted on: February 3, 2021

[ARCHIVED] TCHD COVID Vaccine Scheduling


Online appointments will not be final until confirmed by TCHD via email, phone or text. Be aware that appointments may fill quickly.

The online scheduling link will be announced on the TCHD website: and TCHD Facebook page

At this time, TCHD is vaccinating those persons in Phase 1 A & 1B Plus and expanded priority groups, including:

  • Persons 65 years and older
  • First Responders – Fire, police, 911 workers, security personnel, school officers
  • Education (Congregate Child Care, Pre-K through 12th grade) – Teachers, principals, students support, student aids, daycare workers
  • Food and Agriculture – Processing, plants, veterinary health, livestock services, animal care
  • Manufacturing – Industrial production of goods for distribution to retail, wholesale or other manufacturers
  • Corrections Workers – Prison/jail officers, juvenile facility staff, workers providing in-person support
  • Postal Services Workers
  • Public Transit Workers – Flight crew, bus drivers, train conductors, taxi drivers, para-transit drivers, in-person support, ride sharing services
  • Grocery Store Workers – Baggers, cashiers, stockers, pick-up, customer service
  • Shelters/Adult Day Care – Homeless shelters, women’s shelter, adult day/drop-in program, sheltered workshop, psycho-social rehab

 Phase 1B Plus - additional eligible Illinois residents with specific health-complicating conditions including:

  • Diabetes
  • Pulmonary Diseases
  • Heart Conditions
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Cancer
  • Solid Organ Transplant
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Persons with a disability, not otherwise covered in previous categories
  • Obesity
  • Pregnancy
  • Smoking

Additional priority groups were added to the eligibility list including:

3/22/21 Higher education staff, government workers, and media
3/29/21 Restaurant staff, construction trade workers, and religious leaders

Beginning on April 12th, all Illinois residents ages 16 and older will be eligible to receive the vaccine.
REMINIDER: Moderna and Johnson & Johnson are available for 18+. Pfizer is available for 16+.

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