Linda Knackstedt

Linda Knackstedt receives her COVID-19 vaccination.

ONTARIO -- On Tuesday, Jan. 5, a COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic took place at Elmcroft of Ontario (2010 Walker Lake Rd, Ontario, Ohio 44906 Phone 419-747-1119).

CVS Pharmacists administered the first dose of the Pfizer vaccine to the Assisted Living Residents and Associates.

"Our vaccination clinic went well," said Elmcroft Executive Director Starla Holland. "It was wonderful seeing the excitement and hope in our Residents and staff. What a blessing."

Residents and Associates were asked “What does the Covid-19 vaccine mean to you?”

Here are a few of their responses. 

"Freedom to live a normal life," -- Cindy Fontes, RSD.

"Hope for normalcy! I feel like I am doing my part as a citizen, to protect myself and others, especially our residents," -- Carrie Bisel, DSD.

"Hope for things to return to normal," -- Jordan Fleming, DSA.

"Hope to stay around a little longer," -- Walt Leicy, resident. 

"Safety and Life," -- Linda Knackstedt, resident. 

Elmcroft of Ontario in Mansfield is a senior living community providing exceptional assisted living. A lively, intimate senior living community, Elmcroft of Ontario offers all the comforts of home with exceptional personalized care. Our friendly, devoted staff is here for residents 24 hours a day, and the seniors in our community enjoy a wide range of amenities, activities, events and outings for an independent, fulfilling lifestyle.

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