In support of Ohio’s statewide effort to distribute COVID-19 vaccines to Ohioans in Phase 1B, Lake County Emergency Agency (EMA) and Lake County General Health District (LCGHD) are notifying Lake County residents of local providers who will begin vaccine distribution during the week of January 18. Governor DeWine has announced a tiered system for offering vaccinations to the estimated 2.2 million people who are eligible for the vaccine under this phase, beginning with those who are 80 years of age or older. During this phase, the vaccine supply will remain extremely limited. Vaccine distribution is scheduled to begin as follows:
- The week of January 18: Ohioans 80 years of age and older.
- The week of January 25: Ohioans 75 years of age and older; those with severe congenital or developmental disorders.
- The week of February 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 February 8: Ohioans 65 years of age and older.