COVID vaccinations being scheduled in Mahoning County
YOUNGSTOWN — Mahoning County Public Health and other providers are beginning to schedule for Phase 1C and Phase 2 COVID-19 vaccinations.
Phase 1C includes individuals with certain occupations and with certain medical conditions not addressed in previous phases including:
– Individuals who have additional medical conditions that may increase their risk of severe illness and death from COVID-19. The new qualifying conditions are not already covered through Ohio’s age-based approach to vaccine eligibility.
– Ohioans who work in certain occupations, including childcare services, funeral services, and law enforcement and correction services.
– Eligible individuals can receive a vaccine from the provider of their choice. Individuals may be asked to confirm during the registration or screening process that they are eligible to receive the vaccine based on a qualifying medical condition or based on their occupation.
More Information on Phase 1C can be found at the following link: https://coronavirus.ohio.gov/static/vaccine/phase-1c-fact-sheet.pdf
Phase 2 will begin with Mahoning County residents ages 60 and older. More information on Phase 2 can be found at the following link: https://coronavirus.ohio.gov/static/vaccine/phase-2-fact-sheet.pdf
Eligible individuals can receive a vaccine from the provider of their choice.