Ohioans Age 75 & Up Now Eligible For COVID-19 Vaccine

More Ohioans will be eligible for the vaccine in the coming weeks.

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(Columbus, Oh.) – Ohioans age 75 and up are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

Governor Mike DeWine made the announcement on Monday morning. In addition to those 75 and older, those with severe congenital or developmental disorders may also register to receive the vaccine.

Rollout of the vaccine will continue in the coming weeks.

According to the Ohio Department of Health, Ohioans age 70 and older, and employees of K-12 schools that wish to remain or return to in-person instruction or hybrid models will be eligible for the vaccine the week of February 1.

The week of February 8, Ohioans 65 years of age and older will be added to the eligible list.

Each provider throughout the state manages its own schedules and appointments.

For more information, visit www.vaccine.coronavirus.ohio.gov.

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