The Benefit of Boosters

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A booster shot is an additional dose, or doses, of a vaccine given after the protection provided by the original shots, has begun to decrease over time. This includes the COVID vaccine. This extra dose is typically given a month or so after the second dose. People with weaker immune systems are more likely to […]

Booster Up and Avoid COVID and Flu This Holiday Season

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Earlier this month, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, Commissioner Scott Britton, Cook County Health (CCH) CEO Israel Rocha, and Cook County Department of Public Health (CCDPH) Chief Operating Officer Dr. LaMar Hasbrouck held a press conference to launch a new COVID and flu vaccination awareness campaign called “Boost Up Cook County.” They also shared […]

Here Is Where to Receive COVID Booster in Chicago

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The holiday season is here. This means families will gather and the winter holiday travel will begin. With COVID-19 and its variants — including the new Omicron strain emerging from South Africa — still surging throughout the country; many questions have begun to pop up about how and where can one receive the vaccine or […]