10,000 COVID-19 vaccines will be available Friday

Cook County Health will release the appointments at noon Friday.

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A dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine is administered at Norwegian American Hospital in January.

Ten thousand first doses will be available April 16, 2021 in Cook County.

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Cook County Health will release 10,000 first-dose COVID-19 vaccines Friday.

The Moderna and Pfizer vaccines will be available through appointment at noon Friday, according to Cook County Health.

Appointments will be available for anyone 16 years old and older, the agency said.

Sixteen and 17-year-olds must register at a Pfizer location and must be accompanied by a parent or guardian, health officials said. The Pfizer vaccine is the only dose approved for anyone under 18.

Appointments can be scheduled at 833-308-1988 or vaccine.cookcountyil.gov.

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