Illinois COVID-19 Resources

The information below is from verified professional sources, provided by the State of Illinois or the Federal Government. The Library urges all of our members to contact their primary care physician with any questions about COVID, testing, and the vaccine.

COVID-19 and Coronavirus Information

COVID-19 TestingEverything you need to know about COVID-19 testing, what the test looks like, and how to know if you should get one.

COVID-19 Vaccines: Background on the vaccines available and how they work.

The CDC Guide to Daily Activities and Going Out: The most up-to-date information on safety guidelines for getting through your day.

Phone Numbers

Cook County Department of Public Health: 708-633-4000

COVID Community Vaccination Program: 833-308-1988

Immigrant Family Resource Program: 855-437-7669
For information on benefits available to immigrant and refugee families. This hotline is staffed by a live intake worker Monday - Friday from 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM in the following languages: Spanish, Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), Korean, Polish, Russian, Vietnamese, English, Hindi and Gujarati.

Web Resources

My Shot Cook County: An updated, comprehensive website for vaccine registration and information.

Illinois Vaccination Sites Map: An interactive map that lets you explore the locations of current vaccination sites. Click on a cluster marking to explore contact information and location details.

COVID-19 Community Vaccination Program: On this site, you can sign up for COVID-19 updates and information to schedule an appointment when administration expands to your phase.

State of Illinois Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response: The most up-to-date information from the State of Illinois health department, including vaccine eligibility and availability. Updates daily by 5 p.m.

Illinois Department of Public Health: Answers to frequently asked questions about vaccine availability and eligibility. Includes information on the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines, the State of Illinois Vaccination Planning document, and vaccination locations.

IDPH Public Testing Sites: Location and contact information for State of Illinois Community-based testing sites. Open to all regardless of symptoms.

Cook County Health Departments Directory: A list of all health departments located within Cook County, with contact information and administrators.

Illinois Department of Employment Security Unemployment Insurance: Information about how the State can help those unemployed due to COVID-19. 

Walgreens COVID Vaccination Appointment Sign-Up: Check availability of appointments at Illinois Walgreens based on your zip code. You will need a Walgreens online account to sign up for updates.