Nearly 73% of eligible Chicagoans have received one dose of COVID-19 vaccine
CHICAGO - It's been one week since Mayor Lori Lightfoot and the Chicago Department of Public Health announced a new campaign to get people vaccinated.
Protect Chicago 77 is a citywide engagement campaign to get at least 77% of the city's residents vaccinated against COVID-19.
The goal of the campaign is to get everyone 12 and older vaccinated and help the city recover from the pandemic.
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As of Monday, more than 1.6 million eligible Chicagoans have received at least one dose of the vaccine, nearly 73% of the city.
So far, the Austin, Avalon Park and Grand Boulevard neighborhoods reached 60% of first dose vaccines.
Seventy-percent of residents in the Humboldt Park neighborhood have gotten one dose and the Brighton Park neighborhood has 77% of eligible residents receiving one dose.