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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.

• Delphos Family Physicians, 1775 E. 5th St. Call 419-692-1055 or visit www.dfp.com to schedule an appointment or 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 40 or older

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

• Pregnant women

• Adults with obesity

• Adults with certain medial conditions, including cancer, chronic kidney disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), heart disease, 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.

• Ohio’s updated case numbers have been delayed. It did not share an anticipated release time.

• A single-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccination clinic Saturday is for veterans only. The clinic is being put on by the Dayton VA and will be held at the Lima Community Based Outpatient Clinic, 750 W. High St., Lima, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Appointments can be made by calling 419-229-3300 and select option No. 2 twice to schedule an appointment. Walk-ins will be accepted from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

• Allen County Public Health will ramp up vaccinations at the former Knights of Columbus Hall later this month. The mass vaccination clinic will be operational for eight weeks, offering the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine to anyone 18 years and older several days each week and on at least one weekend. Register for an appointment at gettheshot.coronavirus.ohio.gov or call 1-833-4-ASK-ODH for assistance. Appointments will be listed on the scheduling system one to two weeks in advance.

• Rite Aid pharmacies will offer priority vaccine scheduling for Ohio teachers, school staff and childcare providers this Friday, March 19 and Saturday, March 20, and again next Friday, March 26 and Saturday, March 27.

Allen County

Cases ` 10,890 ` +11

Deaths ` 219 ` 0

Recovered ` 10,506 ` +11

Auglaize County

Cases ` 4,599 ` +11

Deaths ` 85 ` 0

Recovered ` 4,426 ` +6

Hardin County

Cases ` 2,530 ` +9

Deaths ` 60 ` 0

Recovered ` 2,370 ` +3

Putnam County

Cases ` 4,034 ` +4

Deaths ` 96 ` 0

Recovered ` 3,870 ` +4

Van Wert County

Cases ` 2,322 ` +1

Deaths ` 57 ` 0

Recovered ` 2,236 ` +4

Ohio

Cases ` 995,785 ` +2,104

Deaths ` 17,992 ` 0

Recovered ` 946,602 ` +1,903

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. 3/18/21

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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.

• Delphos Family Physicians, 1775 E. 5th St. Call 419-692-1055 or visit www.dfp.com to schedule an appointment or 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 40 or older

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

• Pregnant women

• Adults with obesity

• Adults with certain medial conditions, including cancer, chronic kidney disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), heart disease, 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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