Clermont County residents 80 and older can get COVID-19 vaccine next week

Clermont County residents 80 and older can get COVID-19 vaccine next week
Clermont County vaccine providers will receive 1,900 doses.

BATAVIA, Ohio (FOX19) - Clermont County residents who are 80 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 1,800 doses will go to:

  • HealthSource of Ohio
  • Kroger pharmacies (nine locations)
  • Meijer pharmacies (two locations)
  • Mercy Health

“We are encouraged to begin protecting our most vulnerable population,” Health Commissioner Julianne Nesbit said in a news release. “But, we are urging everyone to show patience as the supply is limited. With only 1,900 doses designated for our county next week, we know it will take time until everyone that wants the vaccine can get it.”

How to get vaccinated if you’re eligible:

  • Clermont County Public Health – Visit https://bit.ly/CVD19Vax to be added to the waiting list. Residents without internet can call 513-735-8500.
  • HealthSource of Ohio – Register (beginning Jan. 16) online at www.healthsourceofohio.org or call 513-732-5081.
  • Kroger pharmacies - Beginning Jan. 16 visit www.kroger.com/ohiocovidvaccine or call the Kroger COVID helpline at 866-211-5320.
  • Meijer pharmacies - To register, text COVID to the number 75049 and receive a link to register. Online registration is also available at https://clinic.meijer.com/. Individuals without internet access or texting capabilities can call the pharmacy.

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.

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.

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