Protect Chicago Plus Vaccination Events

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Erie Family Health Centers is partnering with Northwestern Medicine and the City of Chicago through its Protect Chicago Plus initiative to bring the COVID-19 vaccine to residents of the Humboldt Park and Garfield Park neighborhoods. (Read more about Protect Chicago Plus here.) You need an appointment to receive your vaccine.

The vaccine is the best tool we have to keep people from getting sick and dying from COVID-19, safely spend time with our loved ones, and end this pandemic. 

These things are true about all of the COVID-19 vaccines being used in the United States:

  • The COVID-19 vaccines are completely free and available to everyone- with or without insurance.
  • You don't have to be a U.S. citizen to get a COVID-19 vaccine.
  • They have been properly tested on thousands of people of all genders, races and ethnicities and have proven to be very safe.
  • Side effects are mild and only last a day or two.

These vaccination fairs are only open to residents of the Humboldt Park and Garfield Park neighborhoods in Chicago, age 18 and up. If you need assistance scheduling an appointment please call us: (312) 432-4583

NOTE TO NON-HUMBOLDT/GARFIELD PARK RESIDENTS: If you are not from Humboldt Park or Garfield Park and use the information on this page to schedule a vaccination, you will be turned away. If you would like to become an Erie patient and learn about general care and COVID-19 vaccination availability, please click here.

 

Once you schedule an appointment a member of the Erie team will check to make sure you are eligible based on the address you entered. Once Erie has confirmed that you are eligible, you will receive a text or email from Erie. You must have received this confirmation text or email in order to receive your vaccination.

Your second dose will be scheduled in the same time slot 3 weeks after your first dose. Please make sure you are available for both appointments.

APPOINTMENTS ARE REQUIRED

  • No walk-ins
  • No proof of insurance nor ID are needed
  • No social security number is needed

You must be able to provide proof that you live in Humboldt Park or Garfield Park at the time of your appointment:

  • Photo ID OR
  • Utility bill
  • Bank statement
  • Other official mail with your name and address

If you do not live within the Humboldt Park or Garfield Park areas, you cannot receive the vaccine at these specific vaccine fairs.

What to expect on the day of your appointment

      • Face masks are required
      • COVID-19 screening

Please do not come to your appointment if:

  • you have a fever or any flu-like symptoms
  • you have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 14 days

Not showing up for your appointment impacts the availability of the vaccine for other residents in Humboldt Park and Garfield Park.

Erie Family Health Centers’ Vaccination Fair is held at the Catholic Charities located at 4500 W Chicago Avenue, Chicago IL 60651

Schedule Your Appointment Below

Check all schedule groups below for all available options. (Schedule groups are for internal calendar organization only- all appointments are the same.)

 

Special Note: Appointments made on Friday for Saturday the 17th will not receive a confirmation.  Please assume your appointment is confirmed for the time you chose. 

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