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COVID-19 Vaccination

All Chicagoans age 12 and older are now eligible to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Find information below about locating vaccination sites, scheduling appointments and protecting yourself and your community.

Book Your Vaccination

Students, families and staff are invited to make an appointment to get vaccinated at a CPS school-based site or a mobile vaccination event. The vaccine is free for all and no proof of insurance nor citizenship is required.

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Find a Vaccination Site

Protect yourself, your family and your community. Find a convenient CPS COVID-19 vaccine location on our map. Visit chicago.gov for more locations throughout the city of Chicago.

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The COVID-19 vaccine is a safe, effective and free way to protect yourself and your community against COVID-19. Check out the below resources on where you can get vaccinated, why vaccination is safe and important, and how many CPS staff are vaccinated.

Where can you get vaccinated?

Students, parents and community members can get vaccinated in a variety of ways, including at school-based sites, community events, or by scheduling an appointment with a vaccine provider. See a full list of event dates and locations below.

Why should everyone get vaccinated?

The COVID-19 vaccine is a safe and effective way to protect yourself and your community. The vaccines teach our immune system how to recognize and fight the virus that causes COVID-19, and they have been proven to be effective at preventing severe illness and death from COVID-19. Learn more by exploring the resources below.

Staff Vaccination Requirements for SY21-22

Our school communities’ health and safety is our top priority, which is why we’re requiring all employees to be vaccinated by October 15 (with the exception of those with certain medical conditions documented by a healthcare provider or certain sincerely held religious beliefs).

Additionally, all fully vaccinated staff who do not have a medical condition documented by a healthcare provider or certain sincerely held religious beliefs must provide proof of full vaccination by October 15; staff who do not provide proof of vaccination will be ineligible to work until proof is provided. Full vaccination is defined as at least two weeks after your second shot of a two-shot vaccination course, or at least two weeks after a one-shot vaccination course.

SUBMIT PROOF

Don't have your vaccination card or immunization record? Learn more about how to access your vaccination information.

How many CPS employees are vaccinated?

CPS is closely tracking employee vaccination efforts. The chart below reflects CPS staff’s vaccination status as obtained through our district-run vaccination sites and self-reported survey reports.

  Fully Vaccinated Medical Exemption Religious Exemption Status Not Yet Known
Totals 67.7% 0.1% 0.7% 31.5%
Teachers 18,066 35 176 4,164
Other CTU Members (subs, PSRPs, nurses) 4,243 9 29 3,084
School- Based Administrators 1,118 3 6 153
Other Employees (ESP, hourly, misc.) 7,799 19 100 7,355
Network Staff, Citywide Employees, Central Office 1,272 4 10 371

Note: Data last updated September 7, 2021.