Illinois

Where are you looking for a COVID-19 vaccine?

Pick a region.

Chicago Metro Area Elsewhere

Chicago Metro Area

First, check VaccineSpotter

Updated every minute across several pharmacy chains such as Albertsons, CVS, Kroger, Pak 'n Save, Pavilions, Pharmaca, Ralphs, Rite Aid, Safeway, Vons, Walgreens, and Walmart.

Chicago 50-mile radius

Northwestern Indiana 25-mile radius (non-residents OK!)

Second, check Local Gov and Health Providers

Most counties do free-for-all booking websites, while some do waitlists.

Appointments: United Center - Chicago

Appointments: UI Health - Chicago

Waitlist: DuPage County

Appointments: Kane County

Appointments: Will County

Appointments: State of Illinois

Appointments: State of Indiana - Try Zipcode 46320 (non-residents OK!)

Waitlist: Chicago Homebound Resident Only

Third, use Twitter

If no appointments are available, follow these Twitter accounts. They tweet out appointments as they come available.

@ILVaccineAlerts (Pharmacies - Statewide)
Finally, Stay in the Game

Periodically refresh the websites. Some providers update at midnight or only certain days of the week. Check in the morning or when there's bad weather (people cancel every day).

Illinois Vaccine Hunters (volunteer-led Google doc)

Elsewhere in Illinois

First, check VaccineSpotter

Updated every minute across several pharmacy chains such as Albertsons, CVS, Health Mart, Hy-Vee, Jewel-Osco, Mariano's, Pharmaca, Walgreens, and Walmart.

Statewide search radius

Second, use Twitter

If no appointments are available, follow these Twitter accounts. They tweet out appointments as they come available.

@ILVaccineAlerts (Pharmacies - Statewide)
Finally, Stay in the Game

Periodically refresh the websites. Some providers update at midnight or only certain days of the week. Check in the morning or when there's bad weather (people cancel every day).

Appointments: State of Illinois

Appointments: State of Indiana - Try Zipcode 46320 (non-residents OK!)

Illinois Vaccine Hunters (volunteer-led Google doc)