What you need to know about the COVID-19 vaccine

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(WDTN) – A tool to find out where you can get your COVID-19 vaccine is now online. Click here to check eligibility and sign up for a vaccine appointment.

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.

Governor Mike DeWine announced May 12 that Ohio will be lifting COVID-19 health orders by June 2. The state will no longer require face masks and social distancing. However, individual businesses and schools, as well as Ohioans, can make their own decisions as to what is and isn’t suitable for themselves.


  • 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
  • March 4: Ohioans 60 years of age and older, as well as updated medical conditions and occupations
  • March 11: Ohioans 50 years of age and older, as well as updated medical conditions
  • March 19: Ohioans 40 years of age and older, as well as those with cancer, chronic kidney disease, COPD, heart disease and obesity
  • March 29: Ohioans 16 years of age and older
  • April 13: Ohio pauses the use of J&J vaccine at recommendation of FDA and CDC
  • April 23: Ohio resumes the use of J&J vaccine
  • May 13: Ohioans 12- to 15-years-old are eligible for Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine
  • June 2: COVID-19 health orders to be lifted across the state


Kettering Health On-Demand Care Centerville
101 E. Alex Bell Rd.
             Centerville, OH 45459Kettering Health On-Demand Care Springboro
             825 N. Main St.
             Springboro, OH 45066

             Kettering Health On-Demand Care Washington Township
             1028 Miamisburg-Centerville Rd.
             Washington Township, OH 45459

Dates and times for each clinic can be found at ketteringhealth.org/coronavirus or by calling 1-844-576-3627.

  • Kroger
  • Meijer
  • CVS – Will accept appointments for 12- to -15-year-olds starting May 13


CompuNet Clinical Laboratories is offering the Pfizer vaccine at five patient service centers throughout the region starting July 26.

The COVID-19 vaccine is free-of-charge for all patients and is available for adults and minors, ages 12 and over. A parent or guardian will be required to be present and sign a consent form for patients ages 12 to 17. 

BEAVERCREEK: CompuNet Beavercreek Lakeview Patient Service Center, 2400 Lakeview Drive, Suite 110
Available on Mondays, 1:15 pm – 4:30 pm
Appointment recommended; however, vaccine requests will be honored during visit if slots are available

DAYTON: Miami Valley Hospital, One Wyoming, CompuNet Patient Service Center in Berry Building
Available on Thursdays, 9:15 am – 2:30 pm
Appointment recommended; however, vaccine requests will be honored during visit if slots are available

ENGLEWOOD: Miami Valley Hospital North, 9000 N. Main St., CompuNet Patient Service Center, Suite 303
Available on Wednesdays, 9:15 am – 2:30 pm and Saturdays – 8:15 am – 12:15 pm
Appointment recommended; however, vaccine requests will be honored during visit if slots are available

MIDDLETOWN: Atrium Medical Center, One Medical Center Drive, CompuNet Patient Service Center, 1st floor (inside AMC hospital – first floor, not COVID Drive-Through location)
Fridays, 1:45 pm – 6:00 pm
Appointment recommended; however, vaccine requests will be honored during visit if slots are available

TROY: Upper Valley Medical Center, 3130 N. County Road 25A, CompuNet Patient Service Center, 1st floor (inside UVMC hospital, not COVID Drive-Through location)
Tuesdays, 9:15 am – 2:30 pm

Appointments are encouraged and can be scheduled here.


If you are 16 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.

Champaign Transit System (CTS) is offering free rides to and from COVID-19 vaccine appointments throughout Champaign County. Visit www.champaignhd.com to schedule a vaccine appointment. Call 937-653-8747 to arrange a ride.


Clark County residents 16 and older can click here to register for vaccination appointments as far out as April 8.

The Clark County Combined Health District (CCCHD) is hosting a drive-thru COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic starting this week. This clinic will be held at Circus Plaza, 297 E. Leffel Lane (next to the Big Lots) from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesday’s starting on May 18th and will go through June 22nd. The Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson vaccines will be offered at the clinic.

  • 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

Clark County Health is working with area agencies to provide free transportation to the vaccine clinic at Upper Valley Mall.


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. At this time, people 18 or older are able to register for vaccination.

There are two options to have your name placed on the 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 can sign up at gettheshot.coronavirus.ohio.gov. Public Health has opened appointments to all Ohioans 16 and over.

Kettering Health Jamestown Health Center, located at 4790 Cottonville Rd., can now give vaccines at no cost to children who qualify under the Vaccine for Children (VFC) program. To qualify for the program, children must be younger than 19 years of age and fall under one of these categories:

  • Medicaid-eligible
  • Uninsured
  • Underinsured
  • American Indian or Alaska Native

Children do have to be current patients of Kettering Health to get vaccinated at Kettering Health Jamestown Health Center. To learn more about the program, call (937) 675-2870.

The ODH mobile vaccination clinic will be available in Greene County for multiple clinics between June 22-26. The clinic details are as follows:

  • Tuesday, June 22: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Jamestown Public Library, 85 Seaman Dr., Jamestown, OH 45335
  • Wednesday, June 23: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Sugarcreek Township Administration Building, 2090 Ferry Rd., Sugarcreek, OH 45305
  • Thursday, June 24: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. (pantry hours Noon to 3 p.m.)
  • Xenia FISH Food Pantry, 774 Cincinnati Ave., Xenia, OH 45385
  • Friday, June 25: 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. (pantry hours 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.)
  • Fairborn FISH Food Pantry, 1149 N. Broad St., Fairborn, OH 45324
  • Saturday, June 26: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Yellow Springs PRIDE, 314 Xenia Ave., Yellow Springs, OH 45387 (by the Presbyterian Church across from Speedway, entry on sidewalk side)

All residents 12 and older are eligible to receive the vaccine at the clinic. Anyone who is age 12-17 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Walk-ins are welcome for all of the clinics, but those who wish to register ahead of time may also schedule an appointment by visiting gettheshot.coronavirus.ohio.gov.

Innovative Ideas is a feature from the Ohio Department of Health highlighting ways providers and organizations are encouraging COVID-19 vaccinations. You can find more featured examples on the Ohio Department of Health’s Innovative Ideas page at https://coronavirus.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/covid-19/healthcare-providers-and-local-health-districts/innovative-ideas.

If you are interested in hosting a vaccination clinic, the Ohio Department of Health has a toolkit for businesses and organizations available at https://coronavirus.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/covid-19/covid-19-vaccination-program/businesses-and-organizations. This toolkit contains a collection of resources vaccine providers and Ohio employers and organizations can consider using to build partnerships across the state to offer convenient vaccinations to their employees and members.

All Ohioans age 12 and older are currently eligible to be vaccinated. Ohioans can find additional vaccination opportunities and schedule appointments by visiting gettheshot.coronavirus.ohio.gov or by calling 1-833-4-ASK-ODH (1-833-427-5634). Walk-in appointments are available at many providers statewide. Anyone with questions regarding COVID-19 vaccination within the state of Ohio can learn more at coronavirus.ohio.gov/vaccine.

The health department lets the public know ahead of time which vaccine, Moderna or Pfizer, will be available at a particular location. This helps those in the 12-17 age range know which clinics will have the Pfizer vaccine. Appointments are available at https://gettheshot.coronavirus.ohio.gov and walk-ins are accepted.

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 16 years of age or more should click here 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.


Individuals who are 18 years of age and older and individuals with qualifying health conditions or occupations can sign up for a vaccination appointments. Please visit www.mchdohio.org or call 567-890-2619 to schedule an appointment. 


Miami County Public Health said registration is now open for the Moderna clinic that will be held on Wednesday, April 21st from 12:30-2:00pm. The clinic will be held at the Miami County Fairgrounds Duke Building. Walk-ins are welcome or you can register at the following link:


Or call our vaccine Hotline at 937-573-3461.


If you have medical insurance, please have insurance information ready for the registration process. *Insurance is NOT required to get a vaccine*

You will receive a confirmation email from NoReply@mimiamcountyhealth.net. Please check your inbox, junk, and spam folders for this message.

Registration will be closed when we reach capacity for the next clinic.  


Public Health – Dayton & Montgomery County continues its partnering with Greater Dayton RTA to provide mobile COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics. The clinics will use a special retrofitted RTA bus that will provide space for vaccination inside the bus.

No appointment is necessary, and walk-ins are welcome, however, to reduce the wait time during your appointment, individuals are encouraged to register in advance at https://gettheshot.coronavirus.ohio.gov or by calling Public Health at (937) 225-6217, Monday to Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.

The Dayton Convention Center and Bethesda Temple will no longer serve vaccination sites. Public Health has moved future clinics to Sinclair College Centerville and SugarCreek Packaging.

People who signed up for the Johnson & Johnson vaccine will will receive further information via email or phone regarding their vaccination options.

As part of being designated a Mass Vaccination Clinic, Public Health is required to be part of the State of Ohio’s COVID-19 Vaccination Scheduling System. The system is a one-stop location for citizens to find available vaccine appointments near them.

Appointments may be made by visiting gettheshot.coronavirus.ohio.gov or by calling 1-833-4-ASK ODH (1-833-427-5634) or by calling Public Health at 937-225-6217 or visiting www.phdmc.org for a link to the state system.

For more information call Public Health at (937) 225-6217, Monday to Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm or visit www.phdmc.org.

Public Health – Dayton & Montgomery County is providing multiple opportunities for COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics this week.

  • Monday, July 12, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
    Walk-ins are Welcome
    Hollywood Gaming
    777 Hollywood Blvd., Dayton 45414
  • Wednesday, July 14, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
    Walk-ins are Welcome
    Montgomery County Fair
    645 Infirmary Rd. Dayton, OH 45417
  • Thursday, July 15, 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
    Walk-ins are Welcome
    Haines Children’s Center
    3304 N. Main St., Dayton OH 45405
  • Friday, July 16, 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
    Walk-ins are Welcome
    Boys and Girls Club
    1828 W Stewart St., Dayton, OH 45417
  • Saturday, July 17, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
    Walk-ins are Welcome
    Montgomery County Fair
    645 Infirmary Rd. Dayton, OH 45417
  • Saturday, July 17, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
    Walk-ins are Welcome
    Greater Edgemont Community Coalition for the Miami Valley
    911 Miami Chapel, Dayton, OH 45417
  • Friday, July 16, 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
    Walk-ins are Welcome
    Boys and Girls Club
    1828 W Stewart St., Dayton, OH 45417
  • Saturday, July 17, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
    Walk-ins are Welcome
    Montgomery County Fair
    645 Infirmary Rd. Dayton, OH
  • Saturday, July 17, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
    Walk-ins are Welcome
    Greater Edgemont Community Coalition for the Miami Valley Urban League
    911 Miami Chapel, Dayton, OH 45417
  • Monday, July 19, 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
    Walk-ins are Welcome
    Job Center
    1111 S Edwin C Moses Blvd, Dayton
  • Tuesday, July 20, 8:30 am – 11:30 am & 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm
    Walk-ins are WelcomePublic Health Clinic – Reibold Building
    117 S. Main St. Dayton
  • Tuesday, July 20, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
    Walk-ins are Welcome
    Valley Street Pentecostal Holiness
    605 Valley Pike, Dayton, OH 45404
  • Tuesday, July 20, 8:30am – 11:30 am & 12:30pm – 4:00 pm
    Walk-ins are Welcome
    Reibold Building 2nd Floor
    14 W 4th St, Dayton, OH 45402
  • Wednesday, July 21, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
    Walk-ins are Welcome
    Haines Children’s Center
    3304 N. Main St., Dayton OH 45405
  • Saturday, July 24, 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
    Walk-ins are Welcome
    Dakota Center Block Party
    33 Barnett St Dayton 45402

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

  • A student-only vaccine clinics are held at the Wright State Physicians Health Center at 725 University Boulevard, by appointment only. Students ages 18 and older may sign up online or call 937-245-7200 to schedule an appointment for the single-dose vaccine. You do not need to be a current Wright State Physicians patient to take advantage of this opportunity.


Preble County Public Health 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. Public health officials have opened up availability to all people 18 and up for the week of March 22.

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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