2.10.21 COVID-19 vaccine update

I want to share these newest informational resources regarding availability of the COVID-19 vaccine in Chicago area. A new online registration opportunity is now available through Zocdoc.com. Please CLICK HERE to sign up and receive alerts when vaccines are available. CLICK HERE for a report from NBC News on Chicago’s vaccine expansion to tier 1B later this month. For more … Read More

1.25.21 COVID-19 Disease and Vaccine Update

CLICK HERE to find vaccination locations throughout the state of Illinois. Dear Chicago Residents and Partners, Chicago will begin Phase 1b of vaccination on Monday, January 25, but vaccine supply is limited and patience will be key. There are two main categories in Phase 1b: Chicagoans who are 65+ and frontline essential workers, including first responders; grocery store workers and … Read More

COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout 1.22.21

Dear Patients, The rollout of the approved COVID-19 vaccines (Pfizer’s and Moderna’s mRNA vaccines) in Illinois has been a bit disjointed and confusing so far, but clarity is slowly coming as Governor Pritzker recently announced that Illinois will move to Phase 1b, opening vaccinations​ for residents ages 65 or older and front-line essential workers on Monday, January 25th. These are … Read More

12.17.20 COVID-19 Vaccine Update from Dr. Scott Palmer

I realize the flood of information regarding approval of COVID-19 vaccines is both hopeful and overwhelming. Below you’ll find answers to some of the most frequently asked questions we’re hearing from patients regarding safety, efficacy and distribution of the recently approved Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, and the Moderna vaccine, which is likely to receive approval from the FDA shortly. Please keep … Read More

4.14.20 Coronavirus Update from Dr. Scott Palmer

Covid-19 Update

I want to convey these recent developments to all my patients, their families and friends which may be of interest during these trying times: COVID-19 virus (SARS CoV2) testing: For anyone in the Chicago area who is interested in getting a test to determine whether you may be infected with the virus (note: this is an antigen test, not an … Read More