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Covid-19 Vaccine Clinic Information

Our practice is pleased to be able to offer Covid-19 vaccination to our patient families. Please read on for detailed information on our clinic dates, scheduling, required documentation, and processes.


Scheduling

 

We urge you to be patient when calling the office after clinic dates are announced. Our call volume is extremely high at these times and we do our best to answer as quickly as possible.

 

  • ALL vaccines are by appointment only and individuals must be a patient of Bloomington Pediatrics
  • Clinic dates will be posted on our Facebook page and here on our website.
  • All vaccine clinics are dependent on vaccine availability from the McLean County Health Department.

 

 

 

Upcoming Vaccine Clinics for age 6 months - 4years only.               

 
                *FRIDAY JUNE 24, 2022  - DOSE 1              ALL DAY                          
                  FRIDAY JULY 22, 2022  - DOSE 2               ALL DAY

               *thursday, JUNE 30, 2022 - DOSE 1             all day                
                 thursday  JULY 28, 2022  - DOSE 2              ALL DAY

 

These clinics will be held outside using our Drive-Through method - please see process below.


 

If it has been 5 months since the second dose in the patient's original Pfizer Covid Vaccine series and you would like to receive a Pfizer BOOSTER vaccine for a patient age 5-11 years old, you may call our office at 309-662-0504 and select option 3 for scheduling.


If it has been 5 months since the second dose in the patient's original Pfizer Covid Vaccine series and you would like to receive a Pfizer BOOSTER vaccine for a patient age 12 and older, you may call our office at 309-662-0504 and select option 3 for scheduling. Currently these appointments are only available in-office on select days and times.


If you have questions or concerns about the vaccine, please call our office at 309-662-0504 and select option 1 to speak with a pediatric nurse.

 

For all other Covid Vaccine appointment requests, please call the office at 309-662-0504 and select option 3 for scheduling.


REQUIRED PAPERWORK


If you have a Covid-19 vaccine appointment scheduled, please see below for important information and required paperwork BEFORE your visit. 

 

In preparation for your/your child's upcoming Covid Vaccination, please download, print and complete the attached Pre-Vaccination Registration/Checklist and review the Vaccine Fact Sheet. Completion of the checklist and review of the fact sheet is required before you may receive your vaccination. If you are unable to print the checklist and/or review the fact sheet, please let us know. If time allows, we will mail the sheets to you or you may pick up at the office. Bring the completed checklist with you to your appointment. If you have questions or concerns about the checklist or fact sheet, please call the office at 309-662-0504 and select option 1 for the nurse.

 

REGISTRATION / CHECKLIST

6mo-4yr registration/checklist

Age 5-11 Registration/Checklist
Age 12 & Up Registration/Checklist                 


VACCINE FACT SHEET

Moderna age 6mo - 4yr covid-19 vaccine fact sheet

Pfizer Age 5-11 Covid-19 Vaccine Fact Sheet

Pfizer Age 12 & Up Covid-19 Vaccine Fact Sheet

 

UNACCOMPANIED MINOR FORM

Unaccompanied Minor Form
If your child is aged 16-17 and will be coming to the appointment on their own, we will need to have a completed Consent to Treat an Unaccompanied Minor form on file. If you have not previously completed this form for your child, please click below to complete the online form. This must be signed by a parent/legal guardian.

 


APPOINTMENT DAY CHECK-IN PROCESS

Please follow our current check-in process for NON-CLINIC traditional in-office appointments.

 

For in-Office Clinic appointments, patients should park in the South (large) parking lot and immediately enter the front of the building. We will have a check in desk for the vaccine clinic. After the patient is checked in, they will be guided to an exam room where a nurse will administer the vaccine. After your vaccination, you will be given your CDC Covid-19 Vaccination Record Card and will be given a timer while you wait in observation where a nurse will be monitoring for any post-vaccine reaction. When your timer is up, the observation nurse will assess the patient and release you! 

 

For Drive Through Clinic appointments, vehicles should enter through the North parking lot and join the line as it moves under the overhang at the front of our building. Please make sure everyone in the vehicle is wearing a mask. A staff member will check you in and collect your required paperwork. Then a nurse will administer the vaccine. It is helpful for the patient to be wearing a short-sleeve shirt and to have their arm exposed and ready when the nurse approaches. After your vaccination, you will be given your CDC Covid-19 Vaccination Record Card (on Dose 1 visit only) and will be given a timer and will proceed to the South parking lot where another nurse will be monitoring for any post-vaccine reaction. Any patients with concerns or needing help from the nurse should HONK and the observation nurse will come to you. When your timer is up, FLASH your headlights and the observation nurse will assess the patient and release you! 

 

We appreciate your cooperation with our nursing staff to administer the vaccine to our patients in the safest manner for all.

  • Parents need to be prepared to assist in holding their child.
  • Nurses have the authority to decline to administer the vaccine if your child is uncooperative.

 

The above process will be the SAME for your 2nd dose and/or Booster appointment. However, you will need to bring the CDC Covid-19 Vaccination Record Card with you so we may document subsequent doses. We will NOT be able to provide a second card, so please make sure you have it, and your Checklist for that appointment date with you when you come.

 

We are happy to be able to offer this service to our patients and are working hard to make sure the process runs as smoothly as possible. We appreciate your cooperation and patience!

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