Attendees of Glencoe’s popular Thursday farmers market will have the chance to receive more than just fresh produce and artisan goods.
The Illinois Department of Public Health will host two COVID-19 vaccine clinics at the market, according to information from the village of Glencoe.
Officials will be administering first and second doses of the Pfizer vaccine on Thursday, July 15, and on Thursday, Aug. 5, respectively.
IDPH officials are expecting that the pop-up clinics will serve 50 individuals.
The Glencoe Farmers Market runs from 3-6 p.m. and is held on Wyman Green in the downtown area.
Glencoe is pacing well above county, state and national levels in vaccination rate.
As of publication time, 70.4 percent of Glencoe residents have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, according to Cook County data. That percentage equates to 6,143 residents with at least one dose.
County data shows that 5,185 Glencoe residents, or 59.4 percent, are fully vaccinated.
In Cook County, 2.67 million vaccine doses have been administered, according to data from the state. That total represents 52.8 percent of the population. Just over 1.3 million Cook County residents are fully vaccinated.
Illinois has administered 12.7 million vaccine doses, its data shows. Just below 50 percent of Illinois residents are fully vaccinated, as 48.8 percent have received both doses.
The United States has administered 331 million vaccination doses. One hundred and fifty-seven million U.S. residents, or 47.9 percent, are fully vaccinated.
For more information on the pop-up clinic, and to register, visit IDPH’s online portal.
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