March 29: Ohioans age 16 and above eligible for COVID-19 vaccine

Beginning March, 29, all Ohioans age 16 and over will be eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine, per Ohio Department of Health guidance.

The Food and Drug Administration's  emergency use authorization for people receiving the COVID-19 vaccine includes those aged 16 and older for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, and 18 and older for the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) COVID-19 vaccines.

Cleveland Clinic is anticipating receiving doses of the Pfizer vaccine over the next several weeks and will be able to offer vaccinations to those aged 16 and older at all of our vaccine locations.

Interested caregivers and patients who wish to receive a COVID-19 vaccine, can learn more on our website.

Appointments may be available at other hospitals, health departments and pharmacies. You can search available options near you at vaccine.coronavirus.ohio.gov. The Wolstein Center at Cleveland State University operates seven days a week. Ohioans can sign up at gettheshot.coronavirus.ohio.gov (ensure you use Google Chrome browser). Enter zip code 44115 in the search field.