COVID-19

The Village of Wheeling follows the guidance from the State of Illinois.  
Where are we when it comes to vaccine administration?

Illinois Vaccine Requirements (PDF): https://www.iml.org/file.cfm?key=21855
Executive Order for Illinois Mask Mandate (PDF): https://www.iml.org/file.cfm?key=21859

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

The COVID-19 vaccine has been distributed throughout the State of Illinois. You can now receive it at local pharmacies, doctors’ offices, pop-up clinics and your local County Health Departments. The general population 12 and up are approved for the COVID-19 vaccination. Please note, minors who are 12-17 years of age can only receive the Pfizer vaccination and must be accompanied by an adult during the vaccination process. If you are interested in receiving your vaccination and live in Cook or Lake County or the City of Chicago you can do so by contacting your local pharmacy, doctor or selecting the links below for multiple locations and options.

COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic September 30th from 1:30pm to 3:30pm at Village Hall:

The Village of Wheeling has partnered up with Jewel-Osco Pharmacy and is hosting a Flu Shot Clinic on September 30, 2021 between 1:30-3:30.  Its located at Wheeling Village Hall (Council Chambers), 2 Community Blvd. Wheeling, IL.  There are other vaccinations available:

  • Pneumonia
  • Shingles
  • Tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis (Tdap)
  • COVID-19 initial series (Pfizer)
  • COVID-19 boosters (Pfizer - Immunocompromised folks currently approved)

Moderna and J&J will not be offered at this event. It is recommended you stay with the same mRNA COVID-19 vaccine in your primary series unless otherwise specified by your physician.  To reserve the Pfizer COVID-19 initial series or Pfizer booster, email sivaldi@wheelingil.gov, text 847-561-0091, or call 847-499-9048.  To schedule an appointment for Influenza (Flu), Shingles, (Tetanus, Diphtheria and Pertussis (Tdap) and/or Pneumonia click here.

Before you come to your appointment:

  1. Have the Immunization Consent Form filled out and signed. For Spanish, click here.
  2. Bring a copy of your insurance card.
  3. Bring your COVID-19 vaccination card, if receiving the COVID-19 booster vaccination.

 COVID-19 vaccinations, including the booster, are FREE for everyone.

  • If you are a PPO participant, the flu vaccination is free with most insurances.  Please check your co-pay as there may be a cost for the remaining vaccines.
  • If you are a HMO participant, the vaccination is $40. Please check with your primary physician for a no cost flu shot and the other offered vaccinations through the managed care plan network.

Register to Receive COVID-19 Vaccination

Cook County's COVID-19 vaccination information:
https://cookcountypublichealth.org/communicable-diseases/covid-19/covid-vaccine/
Registration for Cook County residents:

https://vaccine.cookcountyil.gov/
Registration for Lake County residents:

https://allvax.lakecohealth.org/s/?language=en_US
City of Chicago Registration:
https://covidcoach.chicago.gov/intake-form
Zocdoc offers vaccination availability in Cook County and City of Chicago:

https://www.zocdoc.com/vaccine?lang=en_us

COVID-19 Vaccination FAQ
https://cookcountypublichealth.org/communicable-diseases/covid-19/covid-vaccine/covid-vaccine-faqs/

COVID-19 Testing

Minute Clinic
20 E Dundee Rd
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
https://www.cvs.com/minuteclinic/clinic-locator/il/buffalogrove/2788.html?WT.mc_id=LS_MC_GOOGLE_2788

Walgreens (multiple locations)
1199 W Dundee Rd
Wheeling, IL 60090
https://www.walgreens.com/findcare/covid19/testing?group=b&

Center for Covid Control
Lynn Plaza520-600 W Dundee Rd
Wheeling, IL 60090
https://centerforcovidcontrol.org/

Greater Elgin Family Center
300 McHenry Rd
Wheeling, IL 60090
Phone: (847) 608-1344

For a complete list of locations:
https://www.dph.illinois.gov/testing

Phase 5 Guidance for Businesses and Venues:

Click here to download the Phase 5 Guidance for Business and Venues PDF

Businesses COVID-19 Assistance Information:

Business Assistance Programs During COVID-19: 
http://www.wheelingil.gov/885/Business-Assistance-Programs-During-COVI

Other COVID-19 Information:

COVID-19 Vaccine Resources from the Illinois Department of Aging (English, Arabic, Chinese, Hindi, Polish, Russian, and Spanish)
https://www2.illinois.gov/aging/Coronavirus/Vaccine/Pages/default.aspx 

ComEd Assistance
https://www.comed.com/News/Pages/NewsReleases/2021-03-03.aspx

Restore llinois - Safely Reopen our State: https://coronavirus.illinois.gov/restore-illinois/phase-5.html

Rental Assistance
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/ILCOOK/bulletins/2c53aca
https://www.wheelingil.gov/DocumentCenter/View/3118/Rental-Assistance-Cook-County-Covid-19-recovery-PDF

How to Protect Yourself and Others: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/prevention.html

Smoking and COVID-19 FAQ: http://www.wheelingil.gov/Documentcenter/view/3428 

Face Mask Information:  https://www.dph.illinois.gov/covid19/community-guidance/mask-use 

Human Services COVID -19 Resources:
https://www.wheelingil.gov/DocumentCenter/View/2956/Human-Services-COVID-19-Resources-