Valparaiso, IN — HealthLinc and IU South Bend will host a COVID-19 vaccination clinic on Thursday, April 22 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. EST at the IU South Bend Student Activities Center (941 S. 20th St., South Bend, IN  46634).

“HealthLinc continues to explore ways to make vaccines easily accessible to as many people as possible in an effort to stop the spread of the virus,” states Beth Wrobel, HealthLinc CEO.  “This is a great opportunity for the students, staff and surrounding community to receive their COVID-19 vaccination.”

The first identified case of Coronavirus in Indiana occurred on March 6, 2020. Since then approximately 700,000 cases have been reported throughout the state and just under 13,000 people have died from COVID-19. HealthLinc began administering vaccines on January 18, 2021, and since then has provided over 33,000 Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines.

HealthLinc will be administering the Moderna vaccine on April 22 to anyone 18 and older (proof of age is required). All those receiving the vaccine on that day should plan to return for the second dose on Thursday, May 20. Vaccine appointment can be made by calling 1-888-580-1060 Ext. 6404.

“We have had large crowds at most of our vaccination clinics. I encourage anyone wanting to get the vaccine during these events to make an appointment,” continues Wrobel. “We also have vaccination appointments available at most of our HealthLinc clinics.”

For more information about HealthLinc and the COVID-19 vaccination clinic at IU South Bend, contact Jodie Wexelberg at jwexelberg@healthlincchc.org.

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HealthLinc Corporate Headquarters are located at 2401 Valley Drive, Valparaiso, IN.  HealthLinc clinics span Northern Indiana and are in East Chicago, Knox, La Porte, Michigan City, Mishawaka, South Bend and Valparaiso.

About HealthLinc

HealthLinc, Inc. (healthlincchc.org) is a not-for-profit Federally Qualified Health Center that provides primary medical, dental, optometry, and behavioral health services to people of all ages regardless of a patient’s ability to pay. In 1996, HealthLinc began as Hilltop Neighborhood House, a neighborhood clinic and childcare center in Valparaiso, IN. Since then, HealthLinc has expanded to eleven clinics, two telehealth clinics, and one mobile medical/dental clinic. HealthLinc accepts Medicare, Medicaid, Healthy Indiana Plan (HIP), most commercial insurance plans, and provides care for uninsured patients. Services will be provided on a sliding fee scale based on household size and income, regardless of a patient’s insurance status.