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Get the shot

Ohio’s online vaccination scheduling portal shows who’s eligible and which pharmacies, health departments and mass vaccination clinics are closest to your home or workplace. Visit gettheshot.coronavirus.ohio.gov to schedule your appointment.

Where to get a vaccine in Allen County:

Lima:

• Allen County Public Health at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 810 S. Cable Road. Call 419-228-4636 to schedule an appointment.

• Bradfield Community Center by appointment. Call Health Partners of Western Ohio at 567-825-0226 to schedule.

• CVS pharmacy, 900 Bellefontaine Road. Call 419-227-7970 or visit www.cvs.com/immunizations/covid-19-vaccine to schedule an appointment.

• Lima Memorial Health System at the hospital main campus, 730 W. Market St. Call 419-998-4491 or visit www.limamemorial.org/vaccine to schedule or check availability.

• Lima Memorial Health System Medical Park, 525 N. Eastown Road. Call 419-998-4491 or visit www.limamemorial.org/vaccine to schedule an appointment or check availability.

• Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical Center, 730 W. Market St. Call 419-996-5000 or visit www.mercy.com/mercy-health-monitoring-coronavirus-covid-19/covid-19-vaccine.

• Rite Aid pharmacies: Visit www.riteaid.com/pharmacy/covid-qualifier to schedule or call the pharmacy directly. Lima locations:

506 W. Market St., 419-222-7797

302 W. Robb Ave., 419-229-5846

1415 Bellefontaine Ave., 419-228-2296

3710 Shawnee Road, 419-991-2867

3230 W. Elm St., 419-221-3679

• Walmart, 2400 Harding Highway. Call 419-222-6828 or visit www.walmart.com/cp/flu-shots-immunizations to schedule an appointment.

Bluffton:

• Bluffton Hospital, 139 Garau St. Call 419-358-9010 to schedule an appointment or visit www.bvhealthsystem.org to check availability. • CVS pharmacy, 126 N. Main St. Call 888-300-4419 or visit www.cvs.com/immunizations/covid-19-vaccine to schedule.

Delphos:

• Rite Aid, 940 Elida Ave. Call 419-695-8055 or visit www.riteaid.com/pharmacy/covid-qualifier to schedule an appointment and check availability.

As more supplies become available, more vaccination providers will be added. Check the vaccine dashboard at coronavirus.ohio.gov for a full list of providers by county.

Who’s eligible?

• Anyone age 50 or older

• Adults who work in law enforcement, day care settings or funeral services

• Pregnant women

• Adults with certain medial conditions, including end-stage renal disease, ALS, Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, bone marrow transplant recipients, solid organ transplant recipients, sickle cell anemia, Down syndrome, cystic fibrosis, muscular dystrophy, cerebral palsy, spina bifida, rare metabolic disorders like phenylketonuria and

Tay-Sachs, epilepsy and severe neurological disorders, Turner syndrome, Prader-Willis syndrome, fragile X syndrome and severe genetic disorders, severe asthma, Alpha and beta thalassemia, and severe heart defects requiring specialized medical care.

PUTNAM, VAN WERT COUNTIES NOW LEVEL 2

Two more area counties were downgraded from Level 3 public emergencies to Level 2 public emergencies Thursday.

The Ohio Public Health Advisory System now lists Putnam and Van Wert counties as Level 2, showing increased exposure and spread. They join Allen, Auglaize and Mercer counties, which moved down from orange to red levels last week. Their per capita rates dropped below the high-incidence threshold of 100 cases per 100,000 population.

Hardin County remains in Level 3 (red), showing very high exposure and spread.

• The state also released weekly updated information on cases in schools. In Allen County, Elida schools had two new student cases, and Apollo Career Center and Lima schools had one new student case each. There were no new staff cases.

In Auglaize County and Putnam County, there were no new student or staff cases.

• The state also updated its statistics for long-term care facilities for the week. In Allen County, CSRI-Chesterton Home had three new resident cases. CSRI-Pine Home had two new resident cases. CareCore at Lima and Wyngate Senior Community each had one new resident case. Elmcroft of Lima had two new staff cases. Burton’s Ridge Assisted Living had one new staff case.

In Auglaize County, Cridersville Healthcare Center had one new staff case. There were no new resident or staff cases in Putnam County.

Allen County

Cases ` 10,852 ` +14

Deaths ` 216 ` 0

Recovered ` 10,449 ` +13

Auglaize County

Cases ` 4,573 ` +2

Deaths ` 82 ` 0

Recovered ` 4,402 ` +7

Hardin County

Cases ` 2,496 ` +7

Deaths ` 59 ` 0

Recovered ` 2,342 ` +4

Putnam County

Cases ` 4,013 ` +2

Deaths ` 94 ` 0

Recovered ` 3,847 ` +5

Van Wert County

Cases ` 2,315 ` +2

Deaths ` 57 `0

Recovered ` 2,212 ` +6

Ohio

Cases ` 984,934 ` +1,448

Deaths ` 17,662 ` 0

Recovered ` 933,756 ` +2,345

Recovered defined as symptom onset more than 21 days prior, not deceased. Only verified deaths included now, which is updated twice per week by the state.

Source: coronavirus.ohio.gov

Updated 2 p.m. 3/11/21

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See more local coverage about COVID-19 at LimaOhio.com/tag/coronavirus.

Get the shot

Ohio’s online vaccination scheduling portal shows who’s eligible and which pharmacies, health departments and mass vaccination clinics are closest to your home or workplace. Visit gettheshot.coronavirus.ohio.gov to schedule your appointment.

Where to get a vaccine in Allen County:

Lima:

• Allen County Public Health at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 810 S. Cable Road. Call 419-228-4636 to schedule an appointment.

• Bradfield Community Center by appointment. Call Health Partners of Western Ohio at 567-825-0226 to schedule.

• CVS pharmacy, 900 Bellefontaine Road. Call 419-227-7970 or visit www.cvs.com/immunizations/covid-19-vaccine to schedule an appointment.

• Lima Memorial Health System at the hospital main campus, 730 W. Market St. Call 419-998-4491 or visit www.limamemorial.org/vaccine to schedule or check availability.

• Lima Memorial Health System Medical Park, 525 N. Eastown Road. Call 419-998-4491 or visit www.limamemorial.org/vaccine to schedule an appointment or check availability.

• Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical Center, 730 W. Market St. Call 419-996-5000 or visit www.mercy.com/mercy-health-monitoring-coronavirus-covid-19/covid-19-vaccine.

• Rite Aid pharmacies: Visit www.riteaid.com/pharmacy/covid-qualifier to schedule or call the pharmacy directly. Lima locations:

506 W. Market St., 419-222-7797

302 W. Robb Ave., 419-229-5846

1415 Bellefontaine Ave., 419-228-2296

3710 Shawnee Road, 419-991-2867

3230 W. Elm St., 419-221-3679

• Walmart, 2400 Harding Highway. Call 419-222-6828 or visit www.walmart.com/cp/flu-shots-immunizations to schedule an appointment.

Bluffton:

• Bluffton Hospital, 139 Garau St. Call 419-358-9010 to schedule an appointment or visit www.bvhealthsystem.org to check availability. • CVS pharmacy, 126 N. Main St. Call 888-300-4419 or visit www.cvs.com/immunizations/covid-19-vaccine to schedule.

Delphos:

• Rite Aid, 940 Elida Ave. Call 419-695-8055 or visit www.riteaid.com/pharmacy/covid-qualifier to schedule an appointment and check availability.

As more supplies become available, more vaccination providers will be added. Check the vaccine dashboard at coronavirus.ohio.gov for a full list of providers by county.

Who’s eligible?

• Anyone age 50 or older

• Adults who work in law enforcement, day care settings or funeral services

• Pregnant women

• Adults with certain medial conditions, including end-stage renal disease, ALS, Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, bone marrow transplant recipients, solid organ transplant recipients, sickle cell anemia, Down syndrome, cystic fibrosis, muscular dystrophy, cerebral palsy, spina bifida, rare metabolic disorders like phenylketonuria and

Tay-Sachs, epilepsy and severe neurological disorders, Turner syndrome, Prader-Willis syndrome, fragile X syndrome and severe genetic disorders, severe asthma, Alpha and beta thalassemia, and severe heart defects requiring specialized medical care.

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