COVID-19 Vaccine

Information for Organizations Requesting Onsite Vaccination Clinics

DCHD is looking to partner with municipalities, businesses, and community-based organizations to bring smaller COVID-19 vaccine clinics closer to individuals who have not yet been vaccinated.  

These smaller, no-cost, COVID-19 vaccine clinics can administer a scalable number of vaccines depending on the demand at a particular event and day/time. Clinics are available for 10-50 individuals or 51-200 individuals.

Please complete this form to request a COVID-19 vaccination clinic at your location or a location in your community:

Onsite/Mobile Clinic Request Form

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Site Requirements

  1. Clinics can operate out of a number of setups. What works best is an open space set up with 6-foot tables and chairs. For 50 people or less (space for 2 workstations and at least 10 chairs spaced 6 feet apart for observation period), for 51-200 people (space for 4 workstations and 30-40 chairs spaced 6 feet apart for observation period).
  2. The hours of operation can be tailored to the event and host site but would generally be for either a 2-hour or 4-hour block of time depending on the size of the event.
  3. Organization is responsible for the recruitment of clinic participants and getting them to pre-register.
  4. Organization must ensure a minimum of 10 clinic participants.
  5. Organization will confirm the headcount 24 hours in advance of scheduled clinic time.  If there are less than 10 participants signed up 24 hours prior to the clinic start time, the event will be cancelled.
  6. Organization will provide 2-3 volunteers to help with flow through the clinic.
  7. Organization will provide a primary liaison to DuPage County Health Department (DCHD) to coordinate set-up, and operations on-site including setting up tables and chairs.

DuPage County Health Department Responsibilities

  1. Bring needed supplies—vaccines, band-aids, etc.
  2. Provide nursing staff for giving vaccines and observation after vaccine
  3. Track vaccines administered
For questions about your clinic request, please email: [email protected]

Communication to People Before They Sign Up for Clinic

Each organization will be responsible for communicating the information below to all of your potential clinic participants:

  • Participants are not eligible for the vaccine and will be turned away if:
    1. have symptoms of COVID-19 on day of vaccine appointment;
    2. are in isolation due to testing positive for COVID-19; or
    3. have been told to self-monitor, or quarantine due to exposure in the last 5 days 

After the vaccination: 

  • People need to sit in observation for at least 15 minutes and possibly up to 30 minutes based on clinical history. 
  • Participants need to keep the vaccination card with the date of their first dose on it. For people who get Pfizer, their second dose will need to be AT LEAST 8 weeks from their first vaccine. For people who get Johnson and Johnson, they will only need 1 dose and do not need second dose appointment.
  • People are not considered “fully” vaccinated until 2 weeks after their final dose of vaccine.

Last Updated: 4/17/2023