UFCW Town Hall with Dr. Anthony Fauci

New Time and Date: UFCW Local 1546 members are invited to attend a town hall livestream event on Wednesday, March 3rd at 3:30 PM central time on UFCW's Facebook page where you can listen to Dr. Anthony Fauci, Chief Medical Advisor to President Joe Biden and Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases address UFCW members' concerns about COVID-19 and getting vaccinated. Whether you work in a grocery store, pharmacy, meatpacking plant, nursing home, hospital, or any of the essential industries that keep our country running, it is critical you have the expert information you need. 

UFCW 1546 members can submit questions in advance by texting “AskDrFauci” to 8307 (top questions will be asked at the town hall) or visiting https://p2a.co/lAwaQ4j.

Illinois Covid-19 Vaccination Information

Visit the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) website for the latest information on the state's vaccine plan and get answers to your most commonly asked questions including where and when you can get a vaccine, the stages of distribution, and vaccine safety. You can also find out which tier or phase your region is currently in and much more. This site also includes translation services for Spanish, Polish and several other languages.

Click here for the IDPH website

COVID Vaccine Appointment

ATTENTION: UFCW Local 1546 Members who are with the UFCW Local 1546 Health & Welfare Fund (Union Medical Center)

As a UFCW Local 1546 essential worker, you are among the first to be eligible to take the new COVID-19 vaccine, which evidence shows will provide significant protection against the deadly disease. Unlike other vaccines, this COVID vaccine does not use any live virus particles. You will not be exposed to the virus that causes COVID-19. 

Call the UFCW Local 1546 Medical Center at 312-829-1134 to schedule your vaccine appointment! Due to a limited supply, the vaccine is available only to UFCW Local 1546 members (not family members) at this point in time. If you would like to learn more about how to protect yourself with the COVID vaccine, visit www.ufcw.org/vaccine.