Richland Public Health building

Richland Public Health is located at 555 Lexington Ave. in Mansfield. (Richland Source file photo)

MANSFIELD -- Richland County will receive a limited number of vaccines to begin Phase 1B of Ohio’s COVID-19 Vaccination plans starting the week of Jan. 18.

In accordance with Governor Mike DeWine’s directive, only seniors age 80 and older will be eligible during this first week.

Richland Public Health (555 Lexington Avenue, Mansfield) requires registration by a Central Scheduling phone call. That phone number, 1-866-395-1588, will be active at 9 am on Friday, Jan. 15, and remain active from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

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Again, only seniors age 80 and up are being scheduled to start the week of Jan. 18. See this web page for more information: https://richlandhealth.org/vaccine-registration

Instead of Richland Public Health, Richland County residents who want to receive a COVID-19 vaccine may choose to schedule an appointment at one of the following locations within the County.

Please call to see what registration requirements each location may have. Do not attempt to schedule at more than one location.

Other COVID-19 Vaccine provider locations:

-- Third Street Family Health Services, 600 W. Third Street, Mansfield, 419-522-6191

-- Avita Health Services, Ontario, 715 Richland Mall, Ontario – 419-468-0800, M-F 8am to 4:30pm

-- City of Shelby Health Department, 43 W. Main St., Shelby, 419-342-5226 

-- Discount Drug Mart – Locations below have the option to press 1 to schedule an appointment:

o 25 Briggs Avenue, Ontario, 419-529-8101 (press 1)

o 219 Mansfield Avenue, Shelby, 419-347-8055 (press 1)

--  Kroger Pharmacy -- All COVID-19 vaccines require an appointment via kroger.com/ohiocovidvaccine or 866-211-5320 -- 1500 Lexington Ave., Mansfield; 1060 Ashland Road, Mansfield; 1240 Park Ave. West, Mansfield

For all locations, you may bring one support person, if needed, for assistance.

As with any vaccine, if you are ill, you need to wait until you are feeling better to get it. Please do not come to any of our vaccinations clinics if you are ill (fever 100.4 or higher, cough, short of breath, muscle/body aches, sore throat, vomiting, diarrhea, etc.).

Please wear a face covering/mask if you are coming to any vaccination site. If the clinic location is busy, please remember to keep your distance from others to reduce the spread of illnesses.