Combating COVID Together



Full Event

Highlight Clips

Toni Preckwinkle and Israel Rocha answer a question about continued COVID-19 virus testing.
Dr. Kiran Joshi answers a question about getting the COVID-19 vaccine if you've had allergic reactions to the flu shot.
Israel Rocha answers a question about vaccine rollout in April.


AARP Illinois held this Access Live event to speak with members about the COVID-19 pandemic and vaccines. This event featured: Toni Preckwinkle, President of the Cook County Board of Commissioners; Israel Rocha, CEO of Cook County Health Systems; and Dr. Kiran Joshi, Senior Medical Officer of the Cook County Department of Public Health. Topics of discussion included how to get the vaccine in Illinois, how to get a seek out a specific vaccine brand, possible vaccine side effects, when to get vaccinated if you already had COVID-19, and the vaccine distribution plan for April.