COVID-19 Vaccine Information
At Acero, we are committed to providing equitable opportunities for all our scholars, staff, family and community members. In the midst of a global pandemic we have witnessed moments where equity fell short. In our efforts to ensure this does not happen to our Acero Community members we are sharing resources should you so choose to get vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus.
Protect Chicago Plus
The Protect Chicago Plus program allows for community vaccine distribution in the hardest hit communities for adults 18 years or older. Announced on On January 25, the first 15 community areas that are being targeted through Protect Chicago Plus are Archer Heights, Austin, Back of the Yards, Belmont Cragin, Chicago Lawn, Englewood, Gage Park, Humboldt Park, Little Village, Montclare, North Lawndale, Roseland, South Deering, Washington Heights, and West Englewood.
Humboldt Park, Chicago Lawn (late March)
United Center Vaccination Site
A total of 110,000 appointments will be made available and the first appointments will open at 8:30 a.m. Thursday for seniors. After the early signup period for seniors is complete, anyone eligible for a vaccine as part of the Phase 1B+ group can begin scheduling appointments at 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 7.
To register for an appointment, visit www.zocdoc.com/vaccine or call the multilingual hotline (312) 746-4835 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday.
Esperanza Health Centers
All appointments for Gage Park residents are filled. If you are a resident of the Gage Park community and text GAGE to (773) 207-3133, Esperanza will add your name to our wait list. Please do not send more than one (1) text message. You will receive an update within 10 days with additional information.
Esperanza will begin vaccinating Little Village residents starting Wednesday, March 3rd. If you are a Little Village resident, click here to learn how you can request an appointment. See link to detailed flyer here.
Little Village East Vaccine site - Esperanza Health Centers - 2001 S California Ave
Little Village West Vaccine site - Enlace Chicago - 2759 S Harding Ave
Esperanza will begin vaccinating West Englewood residents on Monday, March 1st. If you are a West Englewood resident, click here to learn how you can request an appointment.
Lawndale Christian Health Center: North Lawndale & Archer Heights COVID-19 Vaccinations
Mount Sinai: 1B Vaccine Offerings
- 65 years of age or over
- Frontline essential workers, including teachers, police officers, firefighters, postal workers, grocery workers, food and agriculture workers, manufacturing workers and public transit employees.
Northwest Side Housing Center (NWSHC) with Oak Street Health