Ohioans ages 60 and older and those who meet certain occupational or medical criteria will be eligible to be vaccinated against Covid-19 starting March 4, 2021. Details on expanded vaccine eligibility are available in guidance materials published by the Ohio Department of Health regarding Phase 1C and Phase 2 of the State of Ohio’s Covid-19 Vaccination Program.
Phase 1C includes approximately 246,000 eligible Ohioans with certain occupations and with certain medical conditions not addressed in previous phases. The state estimates Phase 2 will expand vaccination eligibility to approximately 695,000 Ohioans not addressed in previous phases.
(Note: All information listed has been provided by the Ohio Department of Health)
Phase 1C criteria:
Phase 2 criteria:
Find more details about the vaccine eligibility criteria and information on how to find a vaccine provider by following the document links below:
The Ohio Department of Health has provided a few resources that Ohioans can use to find providers participating in Ohio’s Vaccine Program and schedule an appointment.
Launching Soon: NEW Vaccine Management Solution (VMS) – This one-stop solution for patients beginning the vaccination process will allow Ohioans to determine eligibility, schedule appointments, submit health information, and receive updates and reminders.
The Covid-19 Vaccine Provider Locations directory at www.vaccine.coronavirus.ohio.gov is a resource that shows providers who have received shipments of Covid-19 vaccines. The COVID-19 Vaccine Provider Locations directory is searchable by county and ZIP code.
In addition, vaccine supply is also available through the Federal Retail Pharmacy Program for Covid-19 Vaccination. Eligible Ohioans who want to find a participating pharmacy should visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s VaccineFinder. This is a free, online service.
For additional information, visit www.coronavirus.ohio.gov.
For answers to your Covid-19 questions, call 1-833-4-ASK-ODH (1-833-427-5634).
Your mental health is just as important as your physical health. If you or a loved one are experiencing anxiety related to the coronavirus pandemic, help is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Call the Covid-19 CareLine at 1-800-720-9616.