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I hope you are well! The Lake County Health Department (LCHD), businesses, schools, non-profits, retail pharmacies and health care providers continue to work together to help get people vaccinated. The LCHD is limited by the amount of vaccine received, and there is currently a worldwide shortage.
I hope you are well, and for those of you in the 1a or 1b vaccination population, I hope you will shortly receive your COVID-19 vaccine! Read below for more information about the vaccine roll-out, phases, and how you can get help or volunteer in this lifesaving effort.
As Lake County expands the capacity of its largest COVID-19 vaccination site, Gov. J.B. Pritzker is hopeful the needed vaccine will be available to handle the increased volume but continues to urge patience.
Pritzker talked about the need to increase vaccine supply in Illinois to reduce the spread of the coronavirus pandemic during a news conference Wednesday after a tour of the county’s drive-through indoor vaccination facility at the Lake County Fairgrounds in Grayslake.
I heard from several of you that your many questions were answered by watching the COVID-19 town hall last month with Dr. Ahmed and Executive Director of the Lake County Health Department Mark Pfister. We are very fortunate to have outstanding public health officials who are leading us through this pandemic with innovative and safe ways to vaccinate people.