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WATCH: Ohio Department of Health hosts briefing on importance of COVID-19 vaccine

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Posted at 9:39 AM, Jun 02, 2021

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio Department of Health Chief Medical Officer Dr. Bruce Vanderhoff and Ohio physicians held a briefing to discuss the importance of the COVID-19 vaccine.

The briefing was held at 11 a.m. Watch it in the media player below:

Vanderhoff was joined by:

  • Patty Manning-Courtney, MD, Pediatrician and Chief of Staff at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital
  • Jeffery Swartz, MD, Family Physician with Geriatrics Specialty at Mercy Health – Waterville Family Medicine

The news conference comes after the state lifted COVID-19 health orders Wednesday.

RELATED: Ohio's health orders are now lifted. Here's what that means.

Visit our Vaccinating Ohio page for the latest updates on Ohio's vaccination program, including links to sign up for a vaccine appointment, a map of nearby vaccination sites, a detailed breakdown of the state's current vaccine phase, and continuing local coverage of COVID-19 vaccines in Northeast Ohio.

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