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Cook County closes South Suburban College vaccination site; COVID-19 testing continues (free content)

Cook County Health (CCH) has closed its mass vaccination site at South Suburban College. COVID-19 testing will continue  at SSC four days a week.

The center was staff by members of the Illinois National Guard. SSC’s site, 15800 State St. in South Holland, was delivering 1,200 vaccinations per day during its peak, and has provided more than 71,000 vaccinations in total. 

“Our success here is a demonstration of how the South Suburbs works together to accomplish our goals and lift each other up,” said Frank Zucarrelli, chairman of the . . .

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