Expanded Phase I-B For COVID-19 Vaccine Starts Thursday

The number of people eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine in Phase 1-B expands this week. Governor JB Pritzker says starting Thursday those with conditions like cancer, diabetes, heart disease, and obesity can get the shot and don’t have to show proof. The governor adds that health care workers administering the vaccine may ask people about their conditions to make sure they are eligible.