1 Site Administering COVID-19 Vaccine In Cleveland Heights

Chris Mosby
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CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, OH — As the COVID-19 vaccine becomes more widely available, there will be one site offering the vaccines in Cleveland Heights.

The Ohio Department of Health is tracking where vaccines will be distributed. In Cleveland Heights, a single medical facility will have the COVID-19 vaccine.

Ohio began vaccinating residents 80 and older this week. The vaccine will be available to more Ohioans every week as the state moves through Phase 1B of its distribution plan.

Here is the lone location in Cleveland Heights where you can receive a COVID-19 vaccine:

  • MetroHealth Cleveland Heights Hospital, 10 Severance Circle

While Cleveland Heights has only one location offering the vaccine, other cities have multiple locations (where anyone can go to receive the vaccine). Here's a list of Cuyahoga County's vaccine distributors.

Starting Jan. 25, vaccinations will be available to Ohioans 75 and older. Vaccines will also be available to Ohioans with severe congenital, developmental, or early-onset medical disorders, and who have a developmental or intellectual disability.

Representatives from county developmental disabilities boards should reach out to eligible Ohioans to coordinate the vaccination process.

"This group has been identified by medical professionals as having a high risk of death if they caught COVID-19," said Gov. Mike DeWine. "It's critical that we continue to prioritize Ohioans who are most vulnerable."

On Feb. 1, vaccines will be available for Ohioans 70 and older and some school staffers. Teachers and school staffers will largely be vaccinated in closed-to-the-public settings, DeWine's office said.

On Feb. 8, vaccines will be available to Ohioans 65 and older.

On Feb. 15, Ohioans with severe congenital, developmental or early-onset medical disorders (but do not have a developmental or intellectual disability) can receive the vaccine.

This article originally appeared on the Cleveland Heights Patch