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Cook County Hosts Preparedness Fair

News Date: 
Thursday, Sep 09, 2021 - 08:00

Cook County’s Department of Emergency Management and Regional Security (EMRS) is partnering with government agencies, nonprofits and private sector organizations to ensure residents have the information they need to stay safe in an emergency. As part of National Preparedness Month, EMRS is hosting its 6th preparedness fair at Daley Plaza where residents will receive safety information from all participating agencies.

Cook County Health will administer Johnson & Johnson and Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines at the fair. The Johnson & Johnson vaccine is available to anyone 18 and older. The Pfizer vaccine is approved for individuals 12 and older. Minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Neither citizenship status nor insurance are required to get the shot.  

Date: Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Time: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Location: Daley Plaza | 50 W. Washington St., Chicago

EMRS offers the following tips and resources to help residents prepare for an emergency. Click the links below to learn more about each topic. You will also find downloadable checklists and additional resources at the bottom of each page.

Make an Emergency Plan

Pack a Go Bag

Teach Your Children

Protect Your Pets

For more information, visit FEMA’s website: www.ready.gov