Ohio announces vaccine introduction

Posted on December 6, 2020

Phase One of Ohio’s COVID-19 vaccinations are scheduled to begin on or around Tuesday, December 15.

Governor Mike DeWine announced Friday that the state’s prepositioned hospital sites will receive just under 10 thousand vaccines from Pfizer around the 15th, with Walgreens and CVS receiving a further 88 thousand for congregate care settings. These initial doses are for healthcare workers and patients most susceptible to COVID-19.

One week after this initial shipment, hospitals and health departments will receive just under two-hundred vaccines from Moderna for frontline workers, and Walgreens and CVS will attain over 100 thousand more from Pfizer for those in congregate care settings.

Tens of thousands more doses from both Pfizer and Moderna are then expected to follow this December 22 shipment.

Further details on Ohio’s vaccine rollout may be found by visiting coronavirus.ohio.org or calling 1-833-4-ASK-ODH.

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