Covid Vaccine Distribution Jan. 28, 2021

The health center will be hosting a drive-through Covid-19 vaccination event this Thursday. We will be following the Ohio Department of Health’s distribution guidelines.

The health center has a limited supply of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. This vaccine is a two-part injection. The second dose will be scheduled 21 days from your first dose. At this time, only individuals who fall under the designation of 1A and 1B will receive the vaccine. There is no cost for the vaccine.

Supplies are limited. Appointments are required. To make an appointment, call 330.365.1781.

When: Thursday, January 28, 2021
Where:
Community Family Health Center, 204 South Bellevue Ave., Dover, Ohio 44622
What to bring: Identification and proof of 1a or 1b status

In our agreement with the Ohio Department of Health, we will follow the phased in distribution/administration plan. This means individuals in Tier 1A and 1B will be eligible to receive the vaccine.

Tier 1 A includes:

  • Healthcare workers and personnel who are routinely involved in the care of COVID-19 patients.
  • Residents and staff in nursing homes.
  • Residents and staff in assisted living facilities.
  • Patients and staff at state psychiatric hospitals.
  • People with developmental disabilities and those with mental health disorders, including substance use disorders, who live in group homes, residential facilities, or centers, and staff at those locations.
  • Residents and staff at our two state-run homes for Ohio veterans.
  • EMS responders.

Tier 1B includes:

  • Jan. 19, 2021 – Ohioans 80 years of age and older.
  • Jan. 25, 2021 – Ohioans 75 years of age and older; those with a developmental or intellectual disability AND one of the conditions: cerebral palsy; spina bifida; severe congenital heart disease requiring hospitalization within the past year; severe type 1 diabetes requiring hospitalization within the past year; inherited metabolic disorders including phenylketonuria; severe neurological disorders including epilepsy, hydrocephaly, and microcephaly; severe genetic disorders including Down syndrome, fragile X syndrome, Prader-Willi syndrome, Turner syndrome, and muscular dystrophy; severe lung disease, including asthma requiring hospitalization within the past year, and cystic fibrosis; sickle cell anemia; and alpha and beta thalassemia; and solid organ transplant patients. If people believe they fit in this category, they should contact their local board of developmental disabilities, which will help coordinate vaccinations.
  • Feb. 1, 2021 – Ohioans 70 years of age and older; employees of K-12 schools that wish to remain or return to in-person or hybrid models.
  • Feb. 8, 2021 – Ohioans 65 years of age and older.
  • Feb. 15, 2021 – Ohioans with severe congenital, developmental, or early-onset, and inherited conditions including cerebral palsy; spina bifida; severe congenital heart disease requiring hospitalization within the past year; severe type 1 diabetes requiring hospitalization within the past year; inherited metabolic disorders including phenylketonuria; severe neurological disorders including epilepsy, hydrocephaly, and microcephaly; severe genetic disorders including Down syndrome, fragile X syndrome, Prader-Willi syndrome, Turner syndrome, and muscular dystrophy; severe lung disease, including asthma requiring hospitalization within the past year, and cystic fibrosis; sickle cell anemia; and alpha and beta thalassemia; and solid organ transplant patients. Additional guidance is forthcoming regarding those individuals who will become eligible Feb. 15.

Source: Ohio Department of Health