Questions About the Vaccine
Call 1-833-4-ASK-ODH (1-833-427-5634)
Ohio Department of Health’s call center is staffed 9 a.m.-8 p.m. every day.
Is there a COVID-19 vaccine?
In the United States, two COVID-19 vaccines have been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Every study, every phase, and every trial was reviewed by the FDA and a safety board in a transparent, rigorous process. These vaccines, made by Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna, began arriving in Ohio in December 2020.
How can I tell which information about vaccines is true?
The best thing you can do is educate yourself about the vaccines with information from trustworthy sources. Learn how to find credible information in this article from the CDC, and about the benefits of getting vaccinated from Ohio Department of Health.
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Vaccine Timeline in Hamilton County
Our county's vaccine rollout will move to Phase 1B beginning the week of Jan. 19. During this phase, the vaccine is available only to specific groups of people based on our county's timeline.
Phase 1B members only: Schedule your vaccination in Hamilton County
U.S. veterans age 75 and older: Schedule your vaccination with the Cincinnati VA Medical Center
Free COVID Testing in Hamilton County
Walk-up nasal swab testing is available through Test and Protect, a partnership beween Hamilton County and The Health Collaborative, among other organizations. Save time by pre-registering online.
Fact-Based Library Resources and Links
Our staff has gathered information about and by health and medical experts to help keep you and your family safe. Resources include websites, books, and eBooks.