Vaccine Registration Instructions for Clients

General Instructions

​1. Decide where you will receive your COVID vaccination:

  • Find an earlier, available appointment through your local health department (click here) or local pharmacy (click here). You may have to check back frequently to see if there are available appointments

  • You may wait for your healthcare provider to contact you when an appointment is available (click here). Please note that it may take a significant amount of time for you to get an appointment

  • You may also use ZocDoc (click here) to find and register for appointments near you

You are encouraged to sign up for all due to limited appointment availability across locations.​​

2. Keep an eye on your email or phone!

You may get a notification on when COVID vaccine appointments are available in your area.

3. Schedule an appointment for your COVID vaccine

4. Bring the following to your vaccine appointment: a photo ID (driver's license or passport)

Instructions for County Providers

County departments of health are providing COVID vaccinations to healthcare personnel to individuals who live or work in their county. Follow the instructions and examine the images to help you register for a vaccine.

Arlington Heights, Austin, Blue Island, Ford Heights, North Lawndale, Logan Square, Cicero, North Riverside, Robbins, Tri-Taylor

Arlington Heights, Austin, Blue Island, Ford Heights, North Lawndale, Logan Square, Cicero, North Riverside, Robbins, Tri-Taylor

If schedules are not available for vaccination in the City of Chicago, please select one of the options in the Cook County Suburbs to see additional resources.

 
 

Instructions for General Providers

Local pharmacies are also providing COVID vaccinations to healthcare personnel and elderly individuals regardless of where they live or work. Please follow the instructions and images to help you register for a vaccine.

Instructions for Healthcare Providers

Most healthcare providers will contact you if they have a vaccine appointment available for you. Use the links below for more information on vaccine appointments from specific providers.

 

Instructions for ZocDoc

ZocDoc is a tool that allows you to view and register for vaccine appointments in your area. Please follow the instructions to help you register. 

  1. ​ Click here to go to the ZocDoc website

  2. Enter your age and click next

  3. Fill out the prevaccination checklist with your information. Click "submit", then click "see availability"

  4. You will now be able to view and register for any open appointments. Please note  due to the limited amount of appointments available you may not be able to register immediately. Check ZocDoc often to see if appointments are available

  5. If you are unable to register for an appointment, select "notify me" and enter your email and home zip code. ZocDoc will reach out to you when an appointment is available 

 

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