Vaccination Event Taking Place in Naperville on Wednesday, April 7
City, Jewel-Osco, Mall of India Partnership Providing 2,700 Vaccines to Naperville Residents
(April 5 Update: All appointments for the Wednesday, April 7, vaccination event have been filled. The City will advise the public of any future vaccination opportunities. )
NAPERVILLE, Ill. — The City of Naperville is partnering with Jewel-Osco and the Mall of India to host a mass vaccination event on Wednesday, April 7 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the building immediately south of the Mall of India site, 776 S. Rte. 59.
2,700 one-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccines are being made available at this event by appointment only. No walk-ins will be allowed. This event is open only to Naperville residents who meet any of the following eligibility criteria:
- Age: 65 and older
- Occupation (for those 18 and older): healthcare, long-term care residents, front-line essential workers, government, news media services, higher education, food and beverage service workers (restaurants and other facilities that prepare and serve food – including bars – and entities that provide food services), religious leaders, construction trades and businesses supporting building and infrastructure repair
- Medical Condition (for those 18 and older): obesity, diabetes, pulmonary diseases, smoking, heart conditions, chronic kidney disease, cancer, solid organ transplant, sickle cell disease, pregnancy, and persons with a disability
Naperville residents who wish to schedule a vaccination appointment for this event must visit https://kordinator.mhealthcoach.net/vcl/1617243449655.
“I am extremely pleased that, through the power of partnership, we are able to host our second COVID-19 vaccination event for our residents," Naperville Mayor Steve Chirico said. “Vaccination is an important way that we can protect ourselves and others. On behalf of the City of Naperville, thank you to Jewel-Osco and the Mall of India for helping provide the venue and vaccines that will help save lives in our community and region.”
Residents who make an appointment should follow the instructions that are provided when they register, including noting what to bring with to their appointment. The City of Naperville and Jewel-Osco will not collect any billing or payment information. Medical staff from Jewel-Osco will be on-site to administer the vaccines.
“Osco Drug Pharmacy continues to work with IDPH and with all the counties where we serve our customers,” said Ryan McCann, Director of Pharmacy Operations. “We are grateful for this opportunity to help the residents of Naperville.”
The event is being made available through the donation of over 30,000 square feet of space by the Mall of India in the vacant building just south of the existing Mall of India complex near the northeast corner of Route 59 and Ogden Avenue. Signage in front of the building will help guide event attendees to the appropriate location. A map of the location is included below.
“We were pleased to provide our space for a vaccination event for seniors last month, and we’re once again thrilled to open our space for this necessary cause,” Mall of India owners Vinoz Chanamolu and Ajay Sunkara said. “Giving back to the community means opening our doors not just so our community can support our business, but so we can support our residents’ health and welfare. This is what community is all about.”
For more information, resources, and updates around Naperville’s continued response to the COVID-19 pandemic, visit www.naperville.il.us/corona-virus-resources.
About Naperville: Located 28 miles west of Chicago, Naperville, Ill., is home to approximately 145,000 people. This vibrant, thriving city consistently ranks as a top community in the nation in which to live, raise children and retire. The city is home to acclaimed public and parochial schools, the best public library system in the country, an array of healthcare options and an exceptionally low crime rate. Naperville has ready access to a variety of public transportation, housing and employment options. The city’s diversified employer base features high technology firms, retailers and factories, as well as small and home-based businesses. Residents also enjoy world-class parks, diverse worship options, the opportunity to serve on several City boards and commissions, a thriving downtown shopping and dining area, a renowned outdoor history museum known as Naper Settlement and an active civic community. For more information, please visit our website at www.naperville.il.us.