Some Illinois Residents Cross State Line To Wisconsin For COVID Vaccine

No one is supposed to cross the state line for a COVID-19 vaccine shot. But Kenosha County would not turn people away.

Video Transcript

- There was a big rush to Wisconsin after this picture was posted online today, showing no lines at a Kenosha vaccination site. Hours later, we saw long lines and a lot of Illinois plates in the parking lot. No one is supposed to cross the state line for a shot, but Kenosha County wouldn't turn them away. We met a man from Wilmette who said he had no other choice.

LOU HABOUSH: And I went to the link, and I got on, and it was super easy, unlike Illinois. [CHUCKLE] I couldn't have gotten it, anyway, in Illinois. I just couldn't get a slot. Walgreens, CVS, the Illinois Cook County site, and I just couldn't get on.

- And you see the QR code that's about to appear on the bottom of your screen. If you grab your cell phone or iPad right now and take a picture of it, you will be linked right to the story on our website. Once there, you can find all the links you need to register for the vaccine and get more information on the shot. We've also compiled a breakdown of counties and zip codes with the highest vaccination rates so far. Again, just scan that code to get more information.