What you need to know about the COVID-19 vaccine

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(WDTN) – A new tool to find out where you can get your COVID-19 vaccine is now online.

Governor Mike DeWine announced plans to begin providing COVID-19 vaccines to a new group in Phase 1B of Ohio’s vaccination plan on Feb. 15. The state’s website shows all 750 vaccine distribution sites that can vaccinate residents 65 and older, as well as people with certain medical conditions.

The searchable directory on Ohio’s Vaccine Provider Locations website allows Ohioans to search by county and ZIP code to find a provider in their area.


  • The week of Jan. 19: Ohioans 80 years of age and older
  • The week of Jan. 25: Ohioans 75 years of age and older; those with severe congenital or developmental disorders
  • The week of Feb. 1: Ohioans 70 years of age and older; employees of K-12 schools that wish to remain or return to in-person or hybrid models
  • The week of Feb. 8: Ohioans 65 years of age and older
  • The week of Feb. 15: Ohioans born with or who have early childhood conditions carried into adulthood




If you are 65 years of age or older and wish to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, please complete the online registration here or click here to print and complete the registration form, then either mail to us or drop the completed form off at the COVID-19 drop box at the Champaign County Community Center located at 1512 US-68, Urbana, OH 43078.


Clark County residents 65 and older, or with qualifying health conditions, can click here to register for vaccination starting the week of Feb. 22. Clark County Combined Health District received 3,500 doses but requires an appointment be made.

  • Rocking Horse Community Health Center, located at 651 S. Limestone St. in Springfield will be offering the vaccine by appointment only during varied hours. Rocking Horse patients will take priority. Valid identification and insurance information will be collected. No one will be turned away due to insurance status. To schedule your vaccine appointment, call 937-525-4521
  • The New Carlisle Community Health Center, located at 106 N. Main St. in New Carlisle, will schedule appointments by phone. Please call 937-543-0310
  • The Clark County Combined Health District, in partnership with Mercy Health will start scheduling appointments for qualifying individuals on February 19th starting at 8am.  Appointments can be made with CCCHD by calling 937-717-2439 or visit www.ccchd.com


The Darke County General Health District is partnering with Family Health, Wayne HealthCare, and Reid Hospital to get the COVID-19 vaccine out to the residents of Darke County. The number of appointments each week will be determined by the number of doses the vaccine collaborative receives from the State.

There are two options to have your name placed on the list:

  • Email: covidvaccine@familyhealthservices.org with your name, date of birth and phone number
  • Call 937-547-2399 and give your name, date of birth, and telephone number and you will be added to the appropriate list

Darke County Health will call you at the number you give us for appointment time and date. Learn more on the district’s website.


  • Greene County residents who qualify for the vaccine in Phase 1B can sign up on Greene County Public Health’s website or click here to read more
  • Beginning the week of Feb. 8, all vaccine clinics operated by Greene County Public will be held at the Russ Research Center located at 2730 Indian Ripple Road in Beavercreek
  • Cedarville Care Village Pharmacy, in partnership with Cedarville University, has arranged for rapid COVID-19 testing at a reduced rate for residents and workers in the Village of Cedarville.  The typical cost of the test is $75, but through Cedar Care Village Pharmacy, residents and workers will pay $25. The tests are currently available. Cedarville residents and workers should schedule an appointment for a rapid test by calling Cedar Care at 937-766-2273


Logan County Residents who are age 75 years of age or more should visit the LCHD Vaccination Waitlist Registration (https://forms.gle/LXj2xvMEQUbJ4ak47) to complete the online form to be added to the waiting list. Health officials advise you ask a close friend or family member for assistance if you do not have internet access. 

If you do not have the means available to use the website entry, you must call (937) 592-9040, Option 6 to be added to the waiting list. Please note that using the website is the fastest and preferred method of being added to the waiting list. If you have already called to be added to our waiting list, please do not fill out the online form as it will further delay our processes. 

Learn more on the district’s website.


The Mercer County Health Department has spots open Feb. 24 and Feb. 26 for COVID-19 vaccinations. The clinic is for those 65 and older, as well as those with specific medical conditions. Please visit www.mchdohio.org or call 567-890-2619 to schedule an appointment. 

Learn more on the district’s website.


Miami County Public Health officials said they will receive 3,000 doses for the week of Feb. 15. However, registration is closed until Feb. 18. Once available, those eligible can click here to sign up.


Montgomery County – Registration for the March 3 and March 4 clinic begins Friday, Feb. 26 at 8:30 a.m. To register visit www.phdmc.org or call 937-225-5700.

  • Wednesday, March 3 — 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. — 336 doses available online, 224 doses available via phone
  • Thursday, March 4 — 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. — 1,200 doses available online, 800 doses available via phone

The clinic is being held at the Dayton Convention Center. Free parking is available at the Dayton Transportation Center.

Phase 1B Eligible Individuals Include:

  • Montgomery County residents 65 years of age or older
  • Montgomery County residents ages 16 years of age or older, with a qualifying severe congenital, developmental or early-onset disorder as listed below
  • Vaccine recipients must be age 16 or older to be eligible for the Pfizer vaccine
  • Any individuals with one of the conditions above AND an intellectual or developmental disability who have not yet received the vaccine should contact their local board of developmental disabilities for assistance scheduling an appointment
  • Participants must show proof of age and Montgomery County residency
    (examples include driver’s license or photo ID, birth certificate, physician statement (including shot records), census records, U.S. Passport, etc.)
  • Participants can be accompanied by someone providing mobility assistance,
    but those individuals will not be able to receive vaccination during this clinic
  • Participants will be seated and socially distanced during the vaccination and recovery process
  • Public Health staff will be available to direct participants to the clinic area
  • Vaccination will be provided free of charge
  • For updates about future vaccination clinics, visit www.phdmc.org

PLEASE NOTE: Due to limited vaccine supply. No Phase 1A first dose vaccinations will be available until further notice.

For a list of other locations providing COVID-19 vaccinations please visit: https://www.phdmc.org/coronavirus-updates/439-covid-19-vaccination-information


COVID-19 Vaccine appointments scheduled for Tuesday (2/16/2021) with Preble County Public Health are being moved to Wednesday (2/17/2021) at the same time/same location. Those who scheduled appointments for Tuesday do not need to contact us and can show up at the same time on Wednesday.

PCPH has not provided a date for when registration will reopen. To check availability click here.

PLEASE NOTE: Based on the existing vaccine supply constraints (ODH currently receives approximately 100,000 doses per week for the entire state of Ohio), Phase 1A and 1B vaccinations may span multiple months.

Learn more on the district’s website.


Learn where to get the vaccine on the Sidney-Shelby County Health Department website.

If you are interested in receiving notifications when appointments are available for COVID vaccination in Shelby County, Ohio, you can sign up here.  If you are located in another county or state, please check with that county or state for vaccine information.  Please note if you work in a school system, vaccine allocation to schools is occurring through a different process.  Please contact your school for additional information. 

This sign-up is being utilized by both the Sidney-Shelby County Health Department and Wilson Health in a coordinated effort to distribute vaccines to those that live and work in Shelby County.


Warren County Health District is collecting information from Warren County residents that fall into the current Phase 1A and Phase 1B who would like to be put on the interest list to get the COVID-19 vaccine. Completing this survey does not mean you are scheduled to get the vaccine. If you complete the survey and are eligible to get vaccinated, we will contact you with further instructions when more vaccine becomes available.

Learn more on the district’s website.

Are you looking for information about another state? Find more information including nearby clinics here.

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