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COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics

The following are COVID-19 vaccination opportunities in our area. We will update the information as new vaccination opportunities become available.

DuPage Health Department vaccine information at this link

COVID-19 vaccines are available through the Kane County Health Department at this link. Vaccine clinics are in Aurora, Batavia and Elgin. Registration for an appointment is required.

Also, check statewide vaccination locations at this link.

 

Upcoming vaccination clinics:

Ongoing:  COVID-19 vaccine walk-in available at county complex, retailers
COVID-19 vaccine walk-ins are now available at local retailers and the DuPage Health Department vaccination clinic at the DuPage County Complex on County Farm Road in Wheaton. Follow the signs through the campus to the community vaccination clinic. 

Walk-in hours at the county complex are 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. weekdays and 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturdays. Health officials ask that people register here first to save time when they arrive at the clinic.

Many retailers also offer walk-in COVID-19 vaccines, subject to availability. Check your local Walgreens, CVS, Wal-Mart and Target. Retailers encourage people to sign up on their store’s website to expedite the process.

Ongoing:  Health department scheduling appointments for COVID-19 vaccine for 12-15 year olds
The DuPage County Health Department is preparing to vaccinate 12 to 15 year olds against COVID-19 at the community vaccination clinic on the county complex in Wheaton. They anticipate opening vaccinations for eligible adolescents on Monday, May 17. Families may register their children for an appointment at this link. Once authorized and available, walk-ins will be welcome.

May 14:  COVID-19 vaccination clinic in Itasca on May 14
Itasca Park District is hosting a Pfizer COVID-19 vaccination clinic on Friday, May 14, at 350 Irving Park Road in Itasca. Register at this link. Attendees will receive Pfizer dose 1 on May 14 and dose 2 on June 4. Both appointments are at the same time, both dates. Must be 12 years or older. A guardian is required to attend with anyone younger than 18.

May 18:  COVID-19 vaccine clinic for 12 and older May 18 in Glen Ellyn
A free COVID-19 vaccine pop-up clinic for individuals age 12 and older will be held from 8 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Tuesday, May 18, at Ackerman Sports and Fitness Center, 800 St. Charles Road in Glen Ellyn.

The FDA has expanded the emergency use authorization for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine to include adolescents 12 through 15 years of age, and this clinic will offer first dose vaccinations on  May 18, with second dose appointments automatically scheduled on Wednesday, June 9.

Schedule a Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine appointment.

A few things to know:

  • Children 12-17 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
  • Adults 18 and older being vaccinated must provide proof of identification, preferably a photo ID.
  • Please bring a photocopy of your current health insurance card, if you have one.
  • Please complete and bring the Englishor Spanish consent form. 
  • The vaccination process will take approximately 45 minutes, which includes 15 minutes being monitored after the injection.

Second dose appointment will be automatically scheduled for Wednesday, June 9, at the same time at Ackerman Sports and Fitness Center. No additional steps are required to schedule the second appointment. Please only sign up for this opportunity if you are available to receive the second dose on Wednesday, June 9.

For further information about this clinic, call the Glen Ellyn Public Library at 630-790-6630. The clinic is made possible by the Village of Glen Ellyn, Glen Ellyn Park District, Glen Ellyn Police Department, and Glen Ellyn Public Library in cooperation with Jewel/Osco.

May 20 & May 26: Vaccine clinics in Downers Grove, Hinsdale expanded for 12 and older
Through its partnership with Osco, Hinsdale Township High School District 86 has secured 6,000 doses of the two-shot Pfizer vaccine for DuPage County students age 12 or older. They can receive their first shot on May 20 at Hinsdale Central High School, 5500 S. Grant St. in Hinsdale or May 26 at Downers Grove South High School, 1436 Norfolk St. in Downers Grove. Their second shot will be administered June 10 at Hinsdale Central and June 16 at Downers Grove South. All inoculations will take place between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. and be provided free of charge.

If you would like your student to get vaccinated, please use Osco’s online portal to schedule their appointment. The link for the session on May 20 can be accessed by visiting https://bit.ly/2PB1KDI and the link for the session on May 26 can be accessed by visiting https://bit.ly/3xzik8k. Parents/guardians are welcome to accompany their students to these sessions. 

If your student turned or will be turning 12 between May 1 and May 20 (if scheduling an appointment at Hinsdale Central) or May 26 (if scheduling an appointment at Downers Grove South), please use May 1 as their birth date when signing them up via the portal, and their actual birth date on the consent form referenced further down in this communication. This will enable you to circumvent a glitch with Osco’s portal that is preventing people who reach the eligible age after May 1 from registering for this opportunity.

When scheduling an appointment, select a day and time that will allow for the 45 minutes needed to complete the entire process. In addition, please do not forward or share the portal links with others. Organizers want to make sure they have enough doses of the vaccine.

Anyone who receives the first dose of the vaccine will automatically be scheduled for their second appointment, which will take place on the same day, at the same time and in the same location 21 days later. For example, if an individual receives their first dose at Hinsdale Central on Thursday, May 20, at 10 a.m., they will receive the second one at Hinsdale Central on Thursday, June 10, at 10 a.m. No additional steps are required to schedule the second appointment. Individuals should only be signed up for this opportunity if they are available to receive the second dose exactly three weeks after the first one.

Families need to complete the following tasks prior to their student’s appointment:

  • Print out and complete the Informed Consent for Immunization form. This form must be turned in to the staff from Osco when individuals arrive for their appointment. It must also be signed by a parent/guardian if an individual is younger than 18. If the consent form cannot be completed in advance, there will be print copies available on-site on May 20 and 26. However, students younger than 18 must still have their parents/guardians sign the form in order to get vaccinated.
  • If possible, please make a copy of the front and back of your family’s medical insurance card. If you are unable to make a copy, you or your student will need to bring the insurance card to the appointment. If you do not have insurance, your student can still receive the vaccine. You or your student just need to let the staff from Osco know about your insurance status when you check in for the appointment.
  • When students arrive for their appointment, they or their parent/guardian must have the following items:
    • Informed Consent for Immunization form if they are able to complete it in advance.
    • If they have medical insurance, they will either need a copy of the front and back of the insurance card or the actual card itself. If they do not have insurance, they need to let the staff from Osco know that when they check in. 

May 22: COVID-19 vaccine clinic in West Chicago on May 22
Wayne Township will host an indoor COVID-19 vaccine on-site clinic on Saturday, May 22, at 27W031 North Avenue in West Chicago for the first shot and on Saturday, June 12, for the second shot. The Pfizer vaccine will be available to anyone 16 and older. Schedule an appointment by calling 630-231-7140 or 630-231-7173. A parent/guardian consent signature will be required for individuals younger than 18.

May 24:  COVID-19 vaccine clinic May 24 for Glenbard students 
We are partnering with Queen Bee School District 16 and Jewel-Osco to offer the Pfizer vaccine to Glenbard students on Monday, May 24, at the Sports Hub in Glendale Heights. Note: If the student is younger than 18, parent or guardian must be present. Sign up today at this link. This event is for Glenbard District 87 students only.