COVID-19, Flu & Other Viruses
CDC to Launch Free COVID-19 Vaccines and Treatments to Uninsured and Underinsured Adults:
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is launching the Bridge Access Program for COVID-19 Vaccines this fall to help ensure that millions of uninsured and underinsured American adults continue to have access to no-cost COVID-19 vaccinations after these products move to the commercial market. The program will run through December 2024. Learn more here.
Four Free COVID Tests Now Available
Every household in the U.S. can now order FREE at-home COVID-19 tests.
Step 1: Head to COVIDTests.gov to order.
Step 2: Fill out your contact and shipping information.
Step 3: Submit your order and have them delivered to your mailbox.
Need help placing an order? Call 1-800-232-0233 (TTY 1-888-720-7489) to get help in English, Spanish, and more than 150 other languages.
Social isolation and loneliness are two lasting impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. If you are interested in activities and programs designed to help you connect with family, friends, and your community, contact your local Area Agency on Aging using our map tool. Ask about the Illinois Care Connections program as well as activities you can attend in person.