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VACCINES IN OHIO
Who can sign up now? Ohioans with severe congenital, developmental or early-onset and inherited conditions, including cerebral palsy; spina bifida; severe congenital heart disease requiring hospitalization within the past year; severe type 1 diabetes requiring hospitalization within the past year; inherited metabolic disorders including phenylketonuria; severe neurological disorders including epilepsy, hydrocephaly and microcephaly; severe genetic disorders including Down syndrome, fragile X syndrome, Prader-Willi syndrome, Turner syndrome and muscular dystrophy; severe lung disease, including asthma requiring hospitalization within the past year and cystic fibrosis; sickle cell anemia; alpha and beta thalassemia; and solid organ transplant patients
Who is next? Gov. Mike DeWine has not announced who will be in the next vaccine group or when it will start. Where to get more information:
For more information and to search the list of COVID-19 vaccine providers near you, including public health departments, go to vaccine.coronavirus.ohio.gov. Ohio Department of Health’s general information help line is 1-833-4-ASK-ODH (1-833-427-5634). You can also call 1-866-243-5678 to be connected to your local area agency on aging for help for older adults with vaccine site options.
Who is vaccinated so far: As of Sunday, 1,654,903 people in Ohio (14.16% of the population) have been given at least one dose and 884,473 people in Ohio (7.57% of the population) have been given both doses. How to sign up: Appointments are limited, required, and sometimes are all filled. The following is not a comprehensive list, but here are some of the major vaccine providers in the area that you can check with:
■ Kettering Health Network: ketteringhealth.org/ coronavirus or call 1-844-576-3627
■ Premier Health: premierhealth.com/vaccine or call 937-276-4141 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m.
■ Kroger: kroger.com/ohiocovidvaccine or call 1-866211-5320.
■ CVS: cvs.com/immunizations/covid-19-vaccine or call your local pharmacy
■ Walgreens: walgreens.com or call your local pharmacy
■ Discount Drug Mart: discount-drugmart.com or call your local pharmacy