This week, Ohio opened coronavirus vaccines to people ages 75 and older. A list of vaccine providers is available at vaccine.coronavirus.ohio.gov. Ohio’s vaccine distribution plans focuses on age tiers, as the majority of deaths and hospitalizations are related to age.
Jan. 25, 2021 – Ohioans 75 years of age and older.
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.
Additional information on Ohio’s priority populations and vaccine distribution is available at coronavirus.ohio.gov.
In addition, Gov. DeWine announced a new plan for Ohio’s 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. curfew that is contingent on the hospital utilization statewide. The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) has recommended that Ohio’s curfew be amended to 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. when COVID-related hospital utilization drops below 3,500 for seven consecutive days.