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Richland County Transit to provide free transportation for mass COVID-19 vaccine clinic

  Posted on April 1, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

The Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging, Inc., in partnership Richland County Transit, would like to announce that free transportation will be available to Richland county citizens for the Mass COVID-19 vaccine clinic.  In some cases, transportation can be given from an individual’s home address.

Anyone wanting a vaccine is required to make an appointment by calling 419-524-4144.  The mass COVID-19 Vaccine clinic will be held on Thursday, April 8, 2021, at Hawkins Corner located at 2131 Park Avenue West, Ontario.  Time slots for the vaccine will range from 9 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Anyone 18 and older, and from any county, is welcome to participate in this vaccine clinic. 

  • What to bring: Many forms of ID are accepted to verify your name, identity, and age. You do not need to show proof of citizenship or residency status.
  • Cost: No cost, insurance not required.

The Area Agency on Aging realizes this partnership is critical to ensure equity and access to Ohioans who might not otherwise have a chance to get vaccinated, whether their barrier is transportation, location, mobility, or access to care and education about the vaccine.

The Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging, Inc., located in Ontario, Ohio provides leadership, collaboration, coordination and services to older adults, people with disabilities, their caregivers & resource networks that support individual choice, independence, and dignity.