Need help with Covid-19? Vaccine sign-up, rental, food, utility needs and more?


224-765-7370

Please contact the Elgin Area Pandemic Assistance Team at 224-765-7370 weekdays, between 9 am and 4 pm.
In Person

Visit the Elgin Area Pandemic Assistance Team at Gail Borden Public Library, 270 N. Grove, Elgin, weekdays from 1 - 5 pm.
elginareaPAT@gmail.com

Please contact the Elgin Area Pandemic Assistance Team at elginareaPAT@gmail.com.

Request Forms

Kane Vax Consent Forms

Vaccine Request | Assistance Request

Pfizer Moderna | Janssen

 

If you are homebound and in need of an in-home vaccination, please reach out to us and we will make arrangements.

 

Vaccination Clinics

Drop in or register ahead with this link:

www.gbpl.info/aug3vax

 

 

 

Press Coverage

 

Gail Borden library using state grant to work with Centro de Informacion in helping Elgin residents solve COVID problems

4/22/2021 Courier News

The Gail Borden Public Library District Foundation plans to use state grant money to partner with Centro de Informacion in helping Elgin residents impacted by COVID-19. That help could be anything from obtaining assistance to pay late utility bills to finding a place to get a vaccination, officials said. “We were honored to receive this funding and to do this work,” foundation Executive Director Mike Lee said.
 

 

Grant to help Elgin-area residents affected by pandemic

4/14/2021 Daily Herald

Community health care worker Luz Purcell offers assistance with getting a COVID-19 vaccine appointment for a couple at the Gail Borden Public Library Wednesday. The library district and its foundation received a state grant to help area residents affected by COVID-19 as part of the Pandemic Health Navigator Program. Rick West | Staff Photographer

 

Press Releases

4/15/2021 Elgin Area Pandemic Assistant Press Release

The Gail Borden Public Library District Foundation and Library District, in partnership with Centro de Informacion and in coordination with local, regional and state partners, will be assisting COVID-impacted people in our community as part of the Pandemic Health Navigator Program. The grant for this program is from the Illinois Public Health Association (IPHA), in partnership with the Illinois Primary Health Care Association (IPHCA) and funded by the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH). The program will utilize Community Health Workers to help prevent transmission of COVID-19 through education and outreach, and integrates community health centers, community-based organizations..

 

Resources

Financial Assistance & Other Resources

The City of Elgin is compiling a list of financial assistance programs and other helpful resources for those seeking to manage payments and provide for themselves and their families. Visit the page.

 

ElginVax.com - Protecting my family & healing our community

This Elgin page gives local resources, answers questions and provides local promotional materials. Visit the page.

 


 

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Elgin Area Pandemic Assistance

The Gail Borden Public Library District Foundation and Library District, in partnership with Centro de Informacion and in coordination with local, regional and state partners, will be assisting COVID-impacted people in our community as part of the Pandemic Health Navigator Program. The grant for this program is from the Illinois Public Health Association (IPHA), in partnership with the Illinois Primary Health Care Association (IPHCA) and funded by the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH). The program will utilize Community Health Workers to help prevent transmission of COVID-19 through education and outreach, and integrates community health centers, community-based organizations, and public health partners to coordinate Illinois resources for the most vulnerable populations impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

 



Gail Borden Public Library Foundation
Centro de Informacion Illinois Public Health Association

 

 

 Illinois Department of Public Health    Illinois Primary Health Care Association