COVID-19 Vaccination Appointment Scheduler

An appointment scheduler is opening today (2/26) at 3pm for clinics next week.

Click Here to Book Your Vaccination Appointment

Only persons who are currently age 65 and older or persons with a qualifying medical condition that began at birth or in childhood (see list below) are eligible for vaccination this week in accordance with the State of Ohio’s eligibility criteria.

To stay up to date on when appointment schedulers open each week, please join our email list by clicking the blue “join email list” at www.unioncountycovid.org.

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Appointments are booked on a first come, first serve basis each week. Once appointments are full, the scheduler will close for that week’s clinic. A new scheduler will open up next week. To stay up to date on our vaccination clinics go to our home page, www.unioncountycovid.org and join our email update list. If you need assistance in scheduling, please call (937) 642-2053.

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Current Vaccine Eligibility

 

During the week of March 01, UCHD is providing first dose vaccinations for the following groups:

  • Persons age 65 years or older

  • Persons under age 65* who have a qualifying medical condition** which developed at birth or in childhood and carried into adulthood: 

    • Sickle cell anemia

    • Down syndrome

    • Cystic fibrosis

    • Muscular dystrophy

    • Cerebral palsy

    • Spina bifida

    • People born with severe heart defects, requiring regular specialized medical care

    • People with severe type 1 diabetes, who have been hospitalized for this in the past year

    • Phenylketonuria (PKU), Tay-Sachs, and other rare, inherited metabolic disorders.

    • Epilepsy with continuing seizures; hydrocephaly; microcephaly, and other severe neurological disorders.

    • Turner syndrome, fragile X syndrome, Prader-Willi syndrome, and other severe genetic disorders.

    • People with severe asthma, who have been hospitalized for this in the past year.

    • Alpha and beta thalassemia.

    • Solid organ transplant candidates and recipients.

    * Minimum age for pfizer vaccine is 16 and older and minimum age for moderna vaccine is 18 and older.
    ** Individuals will be asked to affirm they have one of the conditions listed.

  • Persons with developmental or intellectual disabilities AND severe congenital, developmental or early 0nset medical conditions (this effort is being coordinated by the Union County Board of Developmental Disabilities – please contact the Union County Board of DD if you feel you meet this criteria)

If you do not meet the above criteria, do not complete the scheduler at this time. We are only able to vaccinate persons who meet the State of Ohio’s vaccine eligibility.

Instructions On How to Complete the Scheduler:

  1. Select Clinic Location – “Adults age 65+ Union County Fairgrounds (Marysville) “
  2. Select your appointment date and time
  3. Select the drop down indicating how you qualify for vaccination
  4. Complete the demographic & health screening fields
  5. Provide insurance information (optional – vaccine is free)
  6. Check the consent for vaccination box
  7. Check the box that says you’re not a robot
  8. Click the blue submit button
  9. You will get a screen and an email confirming your appointment

Important Clinic Info

COVID-19 vaccination is a drive thru service by appointment only at the:
Union County Fairgrounds
845 N. Main St, Marysville
Use Rt 4 Entrance

  • Please read the Moderna and Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine EUA Fact Sheets at bottom of the page, and understand the benefits and risks of vaccination before coming to the clinic.

  • Please bring a photo ID.

  • Please arrive at your appointment time. If you are more than 30 minutes late, your vaccine dose may be reallocated to another person in order to not waste any vaccine doses.

  • The CDC recommends a 15 minute wait time after vaccination. We encourage and will have a designated area for this wait area.

  • If vaccine shipment is delayed and not available for any reason, the clinic will be rescheduled. You will receive an email notification if this is necessary.

 Vaccine Information

The vaccine administered by the Union County Health Department may be  Moderna or Pfizer brand vaccine. The EUA fact sheets for both Moderna and Pfizer are located in the links at the bottom of this page.

  • This is a 2 dose vaccine series with doses one month apart. You should receive the same brand of vaccine. We will hold second dose clinics for those we vaccinate.  You will be notified of how to make an appointment for your second dose via the email you provide (unless no email is available).

  • This vaccine can be used in people 18 years and over per the FDA EUA.

Tell your vaccination provider if you have any medical conditions, including:

  • any allergies

  • a fever

  • a bleeding disorder or are on a blood thinner

  • immunocompromised or are on a medicine that affects your immune system

  • are pregnant or plan to become pregnant

  • breastfeeding

  • have received another COVID-19 vaccine

Side effects that have been reported for both the Moderna and Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccines include:

  • Injection site reactions: pain, tenderness and swelling of the lymph nodes in the same arm of the injection, swelling (hardness), and redness

  • General side effects: fatigue, feeling unwell, headache, muscle pain, joint pain, chills, nausea and vomiting, and fever

There is a remote chance that both the Moderna and Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine could cause a severe allergic reaction. A severe allergic reaction would usually occur within a few minutes to one hour after getting a dose of either COVID-19 Vaccine. For this reason, your vaccination provider may ask you to stay at the place where you received your vaccine for monitoring after vaccination. Signs of a severe allergic reaction can include:

  • Difficulty breathing

  • Swelling of your face and throat

  • A fast heartbeat

  • A bad rash all over your body

  • Dizziness and weakness

These may not be all the possible side effects of both the Moderna and Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine. Serious and unexpected side effects may occur. The Moderna and Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccines are still being studied in clinical trials.

V-Safe: Post Vaccine Check-In

V-safe is a smartphone-based tool that uses text messaging and web surveys to provide personalized health check-ins after you receive a COVID-19 vaccination. Through v-safe, you can quickly tell CDC if you have any side effects after getting the COVID-19 vaccine.

At the vaccination clinic, you will receive information on how to register for V-Safe. To learn more about this program, please visit https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/safety/vsafe.html

Documents Referenced in Consent Section of Scheduler

UCHD-NOTICE-OF-PRIVACY-PRACTICE
Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine EUA Fact Sheet
Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine EUA Fact Sheet

Ohio’s Phase 1B Eligibility Timeline

Week of Jan. 18 – Ohioans age 80 and older
Week of Jan. 25 – Ohioans age 75 and older & Persons with developmental or intellectual disabilities AND severe congenital, developmental or early onset medical conditions*  **
Week of Feb. 01 – Ohioans age 70 and older & Adults working in schools***
Week of Feb. 08 – Ohioans age 65 and older
Week of Feb. 15 – Ohioans with severe congenital, developmental or early onset medical conditions (as defined below)*  ****

* Qualifying Conditions Include: cerebral palsy; spina bifida; severe congenital heart disease requiring hospitalization within the past 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; and alpha and beta thalassemia; and solid organ transplant patients.

** For people who believe they fit in the category of a person with a developmental or intellectual disability and a qualifying severe congenital, developmental or early onset medical condition, they should contact their local board of developmental disabilities to discuss eligibility and get help coordinating vaccinations. Please note, the two COVID-19 vaccines currently available can only be used in persons 16 and older (Pfizer) or 18 and older (Moderna).

***  The Union County Health Department is working with school districts and private schools located within Union County to be ready to vaccinate adults in K-12 school settings as soon as the state of Ohio allocates vaccine for our schools.

****  Information is still forthcoming on how Ohioans who meet the qualifying severe congenital, developmental, or early onset medical conditions (without a developmental or intellectual disability) will be vaccinated. The state of Ohio is working on a plan for vaccination of these individuals starting the week of Feb. 15.