COVID-19 FAQs

Please email us info@pdop.org with the program/activity name, participant name, and whether you prefer a refund or Park District account credit and we will process accordingly.

The Park District of Oak Park falls under the Oak Park Public Health Department not the Cook County’s Public Health Department. We requested the Oak Park Public Health Department to consider the revised Cook County ordinance and we were informed that they would not be considering that option for Oak Park.

Religious exemptions are not included in the Oak Park Public Health Department ordinance.

Each individual would need to show their Vaccination Card AND a negative result from an Antigen Test from a clinic / provider 48 hours before attending each class day until they are fully vaccinated.

Any child turning 5 (or who has turned 5) has a six-week grace period from their date of birth to participate in a program without showing a vaccination card or negative Covid test. After this grace period, any child over age five must be fully vaccinated and show their vaccination card in order to participate in class.

(Example: John turned 5 on December 15; he has until January 26 until he needs to show his vaccination card. Susie turns 5 on January 17; she has until March 7 until she needs to show her vaccination card.)

After your child turns five they need to have a negative Antigen Test from a clinic / provider 48 hours before attending each class day until they are fully vaccinated. Please note: at-home tests are not accepted.

It is the easiest way to ensure we accurately account for each program or facility user as our staff may change on a daily basis. Additionally, the Park District does not have the capability at each of our sites to manage this data.

The decision to not allow food and drink is to reduce the exposures due to non-masking during those periods.

  1. You/your child need to show proof of exemption from a medical provider AND
  2. You/your child would need to have a negative Antigen Test from a clinic / provider 48 hours before attending each class day until they are fully vaccinated. Please note: at-home tests are not accepted.

Yes, we are required to confirm proof of vaccination for all of our program and facility users.

  1. You/your child need to show proof of exemption from a medical provider AND
  2. You/your child would need to have a negative Antigen Test from a clinic / provider 48 hours before attending each class day until they are fully vaccinated. Please note: at-home tests are not accepted.
  • Two weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose series: Pfizer or Moderna Vaccines, OR
  • Two weeks after a single dose series: Johnson & Johnson

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