COVID-19 Updates

Important Reminders

Booster shots: COVID-19 vaccine booster shots are available to all adults who have completed their primary vaccine series (6 months after the second dose of Moderna or Pfizer or 2 months after the first dose of Johnson & Johnson). Make an appointment here or call 312-864-0591.

 COVID-19 vaccines are now available for kids ages 5 – 11: COVID-19 vaccines are now available for children ages 5 and up. We will add $25 to all members’ OTC Rewards Card when they get their vaccinations. Make an appointment here or call 312-864-0591. A parent or guardian must be present for children under 18.

Flu season is here: Getting a flu shot is more important than ever because of COVID-19. To find a no-cost flu shot location, click here. Children 18 and younger must get the flu shot from their doctor.

COVID-19 Updates for Members

The health and well-being of CountyCare members is our top priority. We have created this page to provide you with the most up-to-date information about COVID-19 and the best way to get needed services during this public health emergency. Please save this page and check back often.

COVID-19 Prevention

COVID-19 Testing

COVID-19 Vaccines

All Cook County residents aged 5 years or older are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Children under 18 can only receive the Pfizer vaccine and must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Vaccinations are free, regardless of insurance or immigration status.

COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 Updates for Providers

All of us at CountyCare want to extend our deep appreciation for the work our providers are doing under very challenging circumstances. Please note that we are communicating with our members on a frequent basis with regard to preventing the spread of COVID-19.

We are focused on ensuring the well-being of these members during this crisis, with a particular focus on the most vulnerable. In addition, we are adjusting our business processes to facilitate and simplify access to care.

Below you can find the most up-to-date information regarding how CountyCare is responding to the COVID-19 public health emergency. We have included COVID-19 related testing, coding and other general information for our health care providers. Please save this page and check back often for updates.

COVID-19 Testing

COVID-19 Vaccines

All Cook County residents aged 5 years or older are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Children under 18 can only receive the Pfizer vaccine and must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Vaccinations are free, regardless of insurance or immigration status.

COVID-19 & Treatment

COVID-19 & Payment, Claims and Appeals Processing

COVID-19 Provider Resources

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