Jan. 14, 2021 (BATAVIA, OH) – Ohio residents who are 80 years of age and older can get the COVID-19 vaccine beginning Jan. 18 under the next phase of Ohio’s vaccine distribution plan.
Ohio will be distributing 100,000 doses of vaccine statewide beginning Jan. 18. Clermont County vaccine providers will receive 1,900 of those doses. Clermont County Public Health will get 100 doses. The remaining 1800 doses will go to:
“We are encouraged to begin protecting our most vulnerable population,” said Health Commissioner Julianne Nesbit. “But, we are urging everyone to show patience as the supply is limited. With only 1900 doses designated for our county next week, we know it will take time until everyone that wants the vaccine can get it.”
How do you get vaccinated if you’re eligible?
Due to the high demand and limited supply of the vaccine and COVID-19 safety protocols, appointments will be required at each location.
Clermont County Public Health has information including a waiting list survey available on its website at http://bit.ly/CVD19Vax. If you or a loved one qualifies, you can fill out the survey, and Public Health will send you more information on how or where to go to get vaccinated. Since Jan. 11, more than 6,000 people have filled out the survey to be added to the waiting list.
“We’re here to support our public health partners however we can,” said Clermont County Emergency Management Agency Director Pam Haverkos. “We are launching a COVID-19 vaccine hotline to assist residents and caregivers who may have limited access to web-based resources. We want to ensure all residents have information on how and where to get registered for the vaccine.”
The COVID-19 vaccine hotline can be reached at 513-735-8500 and is available from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday – Friday. The hotline will not be operational on Monday, Jan. 18 due to the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.
For more information on how to get vaccinated visit www.ccphohio.org/covid-19-vaccine-info/
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