COVID-19 Vaccine

Ohio began distribution of safe, effective COVID-19 vaccines statewide to those who choose to be vaccinated. Due to limited supply of the vaccines, distribution to Ohioans will be done through phases. There are currently three COVID-19 vaccines authorized by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). These vaccines are manufactured by Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson. The Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine consist of two doses, each shot administered three weeks apart. The Moderna vaccine is two doses  with each shot given one month apart.  The Johnson & Johnson vaccine is only one dose. 

We recommend members and dependents to get the COVID-19 vaccine once it is available to them. The cost of the COVID-19 vaccine is covered 100% by the OLDC-OCA Insurance Fund for all eligible members and dependents.

Ohio COVID-19 Vaccination Distribution Schedule

Everyone 12 years of age and older is now eligible to get a free COVID-19 vaccine. 

COVID-19 Vaccine Administration Locations (Each provider manages its own schedules and appointments.)

The CDC and Ohio Department of Health will continue to communicate to the public via social media and news media, as more information becomes available on who can receive the vaccine and when they can receive the vaccine.

Questions about COVID-19? You can contact the Ohio Department of Health’s call center 9 a.m.-8 p.m., 7 days a week. 1-833-4-ASK-ODH (1-).


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Anthem COVID-19 Resource Center

Elixir COVID-19 Vaccination Blog

U.S Dept of Health and Human Services

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