COVID-19 Vaccination Appointments Now Available for Essential Workers in Illinois

| January 29, 2021

As of January 25th, essential frontline workers and residents over the age of 65 are eligible to schedule appointments to receive the COVID-19 vaccination at participating locations. Click here for a list of locations currently taking appointments.

Illinois has identified the following as eligible individuals under the 1b Phase of the vaccination:

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

Teamsters Local 727 encourages all eligible members to receive the vaccine.

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