Sites Coordinated by Cook County

Beginning on Thursday, May 13, Cook County Health is offering everyone age 12+ the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine free of charge at eight vaccination sites across the suburbs. Locations are in Des Plaines, Matteson, South Holland, River Grove, Forest Park, Thornton Fractional, W Leyden, and Summit. You can make an appointment or just walk-in to any site

To find the specific appointment location, please see Cook County's Vaccine Appointment Scheduler page.


Hours of Operation at Cook County Vaccination Sites are:

  • Monday through Friday
    • Des Plaines, Matteson, South Holland, River Grove, and Forest Park
      8 am to 8 pm
    • Thornton Fractional and West Leyden
      10 am to 8 pm
    • Summit
      8 am to 6 pm
  • Saturday
    • Des Plaines, Matteson, South Holland, River Grove, and Forest Park
      8 am to 6 pm
    • Thornton Fractional and West Leyden
      8 am to 6 pm
    • Summit
      8 am to 6 pm


  • Patients are encouraged to bring their ID and insurance cards to their appointment. You will not be turned away if you do not have an ID or insurance card
  • Children under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian to receive a vaccine
  • Children do not need to bring identification, however parents are asked to bring an ID
  • If a parent does not have an ID, they can confirm at the time of vaccination that they are their child’s parent or legal guardian

More details about the COVID-19 vaccines and vaccination site locations are available on Cook County's website.

Other Public Sites

In addition, you can request reservations as a resident of the following locations: 

Private Pharmacies

In addition, you can register for a vaccine appointment at these private pharmacies: 

Other Vaccination Sites

Skokie Health & Human Services

Skokie Health and Human Services offer free vaccines (ages 12 and up) at:
Skokie Village Hall
5127 Oakton Street

See more information on Skokie's website and make an appointment at a Wednesday (Pfizer) or Thursday (Moderna) clinic. Call 847-933-8252 for more information or to make an appointment.

U.S. Government Vaccination Website

Find a site by visiting Vaccines.Gov

Miscellaneous Site Contact Information

  • Erie Evanston/Skokie Clinic (ages 12 and up)
  • Kids First Pediatrics (ages 12 and up)
    Phone 847-676-5394
  • CVS (ages 12 and up)
    4001 Main Street
    Skokie, IL 60076
    Phone: 847-677-8133
  • Walgreen’s (ages 12 and up)
    • 4850 Oakton Street
      Skokie, IL 60077
      Phone: 847-933-0418 
    • 9150 Skokie Boulevard
      Skokie, IL 60077
      Phone: 847-673-8063
    • 3945 Dempster Street
      Skokie, IL 60076
      Phone: 847-674-5876
  • NorthShore University HealthSystems (ages 12 and up) - Self-schedule via your NorthShoreConnect patient portal or call 847-982-5000 to reserve your time