Lombard Park District hosts COVID-19 vaccine clinic

  • All 1,500 vaccine appointments were filled quickly for Lombard Park District's COVID-19 vaccination clinic April 2 at Madison Meadow Athletic Center.

    All 1,500 vaccine appointments were filled quickly for Lombard Park District's COVID-19 vaccination clinic April 2 at Madison Meadow Athletic Center. Courtesy of Lombard Park District

 
 
Updated 4/5/2021 5:51 PM

Available doses of FDA-approved Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines throughout Illinois have been limited up to this point. It has been challenging for those who qualify under Phase 1B & Phase 1B+ of the state's vaccination plan to set up an appointment.

Thanks to the partnership with Lombard's Jewel Osco Pharmacy, the Lombard Park District has been able to host three vaccination clinic at their Madison Meadow Athletic Center for those who qualify.

 
Lombard's Jewel Osco pharmacy has partnered with Lombard Park District to offer three vaccination clinics.
Lombard's Jewel Osco pharmacy has partnered with Lombard Park District to offer three vaccination clinics. - Courtesy of Lombard Park District

When available residents and nonresidents are able to preregister online a week prior to each clinic hosted.

Within hours, these time slots fill.

The most recent clinic hosted at Madison Meadow Athletic Center served over 1,500 individuals, which filled up in less than four hours.

Lombard Park District's Madison Meadow Athletic Center has been the site of three COVID-19 vaccine clinics on Feb. 26, March 19, and April 2.
Lombard Park District's Madison Meadow Athletic Center has been the site of three COVID-19 vaccine clinics on Feb. 26, March 19, and April 2. - Courtesy of Lombard Park District

"We are so grateful we are able to work with Jewel Osco and provide these clinics to our community," said Executive Director Paul Friedrichs.

The park district recommends following them at www.facebook.com/lombardparks/ or subscribing to the e-newsletter for the future possibility of another vaccine clinic.

To get updates, visit lombardparks.com/coronavirus-updates/.

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