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Gov. Mike DeWine announces vaccination schedule for Ohio schools

School Desk
Posted at 5:55 PM, Jan 29, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-01 10:14:05-05

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Gov. Mike DeWine announced the COVID-19 vaccination schedule for Ohio K-12 schools on Friday, outlining when educators and staff members will be able to get the vaccines in order to return to in-person learning by March 1.

K-12 school personnel are the next group eligible for the vaccine as part of the state’s Phase 1B plan, beginning on Feb. 1.

The rollout for school personnel vaccinations begins the week of Feb. 1 and is divided into the next four weeks with the final week beginning on Feb. 22.

Recipients eligible for the vaccination through their school district will be able to learn more about the locations of the vaccination sites as well as times for administering them from their school administrators.

The plan is to allow most staff in a county to be vaccinated within seven days of their assigned vaccination start date, although a limited number of counties will have their vaccinations take place over multiple weeks.

Here is a breakdown of the schedule of when eligibility begins across Northeast Ohio counties:

Beginning Feb. 1

  • Medina County
  • Summit County

Beginning Feb. 8

  • Cuyahoga County
  • Huron County
  • Stark County

Beginning Feb. 15

  • Ashland County
  • Ashtabula County
  • Carroll County
  • Holmes County
  • Portage County
  • Richland County

Beginning Feb. 22

  • Erie County
  • Geauga County
  • Lake County
  • Lorain County
  • Tuscarawas County
  • Wayne County

Click here to see the schools eligible Week One.

Click here to see the schools eligible Week Two.

Click here to see the schools eligible Week Three.

Click here to see the schools eligible Week Four.

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