Illinois Launches 14th Mass Vaccination Site in Forest Park

Illinois has launched its 14th mass vaccination site that is open to all residents, including Bellwood residents, in Forest Park at the former HOBO store.

There are now more than 900 vaccination locations open to the public, and these locations, including Forest Park, can be viewed online at If you have difficulty navigating online services to make vaccination appointments, the Vaccine Appointment Call Center can assist. The phone number is (833) 621-1284.The hotline is open every day from 6 a.m. to 12 midnight. Agents can help you navigate the various online registration sites.

All Illinois residents age 16+ will be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine starting April 12.  Any Illinois resident in phase 1A, 1B and 1B+, as well as government workers, higher education staff, and media can receive a free COVID-19 vaccine regardless of their zip code, immigration status or health insurance at five state-supported mass vaccination sites across Cook County.