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Anyone 16 and older can now schedule a vaccine on state COVID-19 vaccination portal

Posted at 1:47 PM, Mar 26, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-28 22:35:39-04

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Anyone 16 and older can now schedule a vaccination on the Ohio Department of Health’s COVID-19 vaccination portal.

Originally, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine said anyone 16 and older would have to wait until March 29 to schedule their vaccinations.

On the COVID-19 vaccination questionnaire users fill out before scheduling a vaccine, a question that once asked if someone is 40 years or old now says, “Is the vaccine recipient age 16 or older?”

Ohioans who are 16 and 17 years old will only be able to receive the Pfizer vaccine. The Food and Drug Administration Emergency use for Moderna and Johnson & Johnson only includes individuals 18 years and older.

Click HERE to schedule a vaccine at one of the state's vaccination sites.

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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