Get Vaccinated, Get Back to Normal
Together, we have the power to end the pandemic. Get the facts about COVID-19 vaccines from healthcare leaders across Illinois. Watch our video and join in—because there’s unity in immunity.
There’s Strength in Numbers
Source: Illinois Dept. of Public Health, Aug. 31
Illinoisans age 12+ are fully vaccinated
fully vaccinated individuals hospitalized with COVID-19
avg. vaccine doses administered daily in Illinois
Get the Facts: COVID-19 Vaccines
Why get vaccinated? The vaccines are highly effective in protecting you from severe COVID-19 symptoms. Data show vaccinated individuals are less likely to get sick or spread the virus. High vaccination rates also prevent the evolution of dangerous new variants.
Vaccines Save Lives
There’s a lot of information about COVID-19 vaccines on the internet. Here's what we know for sure: the approved vaccines are safe and effective.
Have you heard that vaccines change your DNA? Or that you have to pay to get vaccinated? Those are just a couple myths about the vaccines.
- Separate fact from fiction to feel confident about getting vaccinated. See IHA’s COVID-19 Vaccines Myths Fact Sheet in English or Spanish.
- Learn more about the vaccines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Help Us Help You
Healthcare professionals are working hard to care for all patients, but COVID-19 patients continue to strain hospitals. The vast majority of people hospitalized for COVID-19 are not vaccinated.
Getting vaccinated is the best way to protect yourself and your loved ones. Vaccines are also an effective tool to reduce community spread and ensure medical resources are available to all patients who need them