Walk-ins welcome at COVID-19 vaccine clinic at Wheaton church

Children ages 5 or older can receive their initial dose of the COVID-19 vaccine on Wednesdays, Nov. 17 and Dec. 8. It is also open to those eligible for a booster shot. The vaccine clinics will be 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Gary United Methodist Church, 224 N. Main St. in Wheaton.

The DuPage County Health Department will administer the vaccines. Register at or simply show up.

They will have Pfizer's first and second pediatric doses for ages 5-11, first and second doses for ages 12 or older, as well as the booster shot.

The single dose Johnson & Johnson shot also will also be available for those ages 12 or older.

Those receiving the booster should bring their vaccine card. Minors need to have a parent or guardian present for consent.

For information, go to or contact the church office at

Gary Church offers a 9 a.m. Sunday worship service in the sanctuary, complete with Kids' Church, plus livestreaming and recorded worship at After the worship service, you can enjoy Sunday school for all ages, plus a coffee hour called "Special Blend." Gary Church has vibrant music, kids, youth and adult ministries, plus opportunities for local, national and global missions. For more information, go to or contact the church office at

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