Geauga Public Health is allowing people in certain groups to be notified as soon as they're eligible to receive the coronavirus vaccine. The county started a vaccination pre-registration website which allows people to identify themselves as a member of a group that is prioritized to receive the vaccine. Once they are eligible to receive the vaccine and the county has enough doses, Geauga Public Health will reach out to schedule a vaccination appointment. According to the county health department, they've received a total of 400 doses so far; enough to vaccinate 200 people of the 93,000 people in Geauga County.
You can find information to sign up for the vaccine pre-registration below.
Geauga Public Health is following the state's vaccination plan regarding priority groups and the phased approach for distribution of the vaccine. For more information about that plan, please visit the ODH website at https://coronavirus.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/covid-19/covid-19-vaccination-program.
If you would like to be added to our vaccine notification list, please complete the survey found at the following link. It will allow us to contact you when you are eligible and we are ready for you to schedule a vaccination. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/GPHCOVID19Vaccine.
We are currently in Phase 1A of the state’s vaccination plan. Phase 1A 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, and EMS responders. When we get to Phase 1B, to that group, we will add people 65 and older, adults working in schools, and people living with severe congenital, developmental, or early onset medical disorders.
For more frequent updates on our local distribution efforts and details, please follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/GPHOhio.
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