The appointments will be released at 6 p.m. Wednesday and can be booked on the Cook County vaccine website or by calling the countys hotline at (833) 308-1988. The call center will stay open until 10 p.m. Wednesday to accommodate the release, officials said.

Cook County Health will launch 8,000 first-dose COVID vaccine visits Wednesday evening for people in Phases 1C, 1a and 1b.

Cook Countys vaccination appointments are open to all eligible Illinois homeowners. The appointments released Wednesday will be for 4 of the countys 5 mass vaccination sites:

The countys last consultation drop was on Sunday, when 25,000 first-dose consultations were reserved in less than 2 hours.

“All important employees– including clergy, dining establishment personnel, energy, legal, retail and transportation and logistics– are now eligible to receive vaccine,” the county stated, keeping in mind that Phase 1C includes the last eligible groups before all locals age 16 and older will be able to get vaccinated in the coming weeks.

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The county was previously in Phase 1B Plus. A total list of Phase 1C eligible groups can be discovered on the CCDPH site. Anyone eligible in previous phases stays eligible for vaccinations moving on.

Officials said the county expects to release additional appointments based upon vaccine supply as early as Thursday.

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The new consultations came as Cook County revealed that the rural parts of the county – operating on a different structure than the city of Chicago – has moved into Phase 1C of its vaccination rollout.

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