COVID-19 Vaccine


 DCHD COVID-19 Vaccination Opportunities

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The DuPage County Health Department is now offering COVID-19 vaccinations for children ages 5-11 at multiple Health Department locations to support the safest and most appropriate setting for pediatric vaccinations. You can register your child with DCHD here. Once registered, you will be contacted via email for an appointment.

DCHD recommends residents interested in pediatric COVID-19 vaccinations contact their pediatrician or healthcare provider, local pharmacy, check with their child’s school to see if they are hosting a clinic, or visit www.vaccines.gov to find the soonest available appointment nearest to your home. 

 

We encourage all who work or live in DuPage to find COVID-19 vaccination clinics closest to their home by visiting  www.vaccines.gov.  Additional vaccination opportunities for individuals aged 12+ are also available from DCHD at our Central Office in Wheaton on Thursdays from 8:30 am - 10:30 am. Please register here and you will be notified via email with instructions on how to schedule your appointment. Individuals who wish to receive their COVID-19 vaccine/booster from DCHD may also visit our Care Van mobile clinic, events are listed on our website here.



 Before You Visit:

  • If you are receiving the first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, you will need to return for a second dose 3 weeks later. 
  • Register in advance to save time at: www.dupagehealth.org/covid19vaccineregistration
  • Please stay home if you are ill. A health screening will be conducted upon arrival and if you are experiencing any COVID-like symptoms you will be sent home. 
  • Please stay home if you are in isolation or quarantine.


 What Should I Know About My Visit?

  • Handicap parking and wheelchairs are available as needed.
  • After vaccination, plan to sit in observation for at least 15 minutes and possibly up to 30 minutes based on clinical history.
  • If you are seeking your second dose from DCHD after receiving your first dose elsewhere, you must bring your CDC vaccination record card with you.  
  • If you are seeking a booster shot, please be sure to bring your COVID-19 vaccine card with you. 

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The Care Van is a walk-up, free mobile clinic traveling throughout DuPage County to administer the Pfizer or Johnson & Johnson (J&J) COVID-19 vaccines to persons 5 years and older.  Eligible individuals may also receive a Pfizer COVID-19 booster shot.

Local Pharmacy Options (First Doses, Second Doses, Boosters and Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccines)

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Last Updated: 11/17/21