Pomerene Hospital Plans Second Distribution of COVID-19 Vaccine to Phase 1B Population in Holmes County

Pomerene Hospital Plans Second Distribution of COVID-19 Vaccine to Phase 1B Population in Holmes County

22-Jan-2021
 

On January 28th, Pomerene Hospital will continue to administer COVID-19 vaccinations to those individuals categorized in the second group of Phase 1B under Ohio’s COVID-19 Vaccination Plan. The 1B group includes individuals age 75 and older along with individuals who are age 18 and older with a severe developmental or intellectual disability as well as one of the following medical conditions such as:

  • Cerebral palsy
  • Spina bifida
  • Severe congenital heart disease requiring hospitalization within the last year
  • Severe Type 1 diabetes requiring hospitalization within the past year
  • Inherited metabolic disorders, including phenylketonuria
  • Severe neurological disorders, including epilepsy, hydrocephaly, and microcephaly
  • Severe genetic disorders, including Down-syndrome, fragile X syndrome, Prader-Willi syndrome, Turner syndrome and muscular dystrophy
  • Severe lung disease, including asthma requiring hospitalization within the past year and cystic fibrosis
  • Sickle cell anemia, alpha and beta thalassemia
  • Solid organ donors

Under Phase 1B, all available vaccines will be directed to meet the needs of the group and who meet the above requirements who choose to be vaccinated. At this time, the supply of vaccinations to our county are intermittent and very limited which may restrict availability. Please note that it is possible for individuals to be placed on a waitlist.

Vaccinations will begin on Thursday, January 28th, by appointment only, in the Pomerene Hospital Auditorium. Please call our vaccination scheduling line at 330-674-1584, extension 1066 to schedule now. Additional instructions will be given during the scheduling process.

You may also call the Holmes County General Health District to schedule your vaccination at their location by calling 330-674-5035.

Updates concerning Pomerene vaccination availability and scheduling for other age groups will be announced in local newspapers, local radio, our Facebook page, and our website www.pomerene.org.

 

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981 Wooster Road
Millersburg, Ohio 44654
(330) 674-1015

 

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