1,700 doses of COVID-19 vaccine available at UD Arena clinic

Vehicles lined up on Edwin C. Moses Boulevard outside University of Dayton Arena for a drive-thru vaccine clinic on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021. STAFF/JIM NOELKER
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Vehicles lined up on Edwin C. Moses Boulevard outside University of Dayton Arena for a drive-thru vaccine clinic on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021. STAFF/JIM NOELKER

About 1,700 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine will be available at a clinic at the University of Dayton arena on Monday and Tuesday.

The clinic, hosted by Miami Valley Hospital, will be open from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Monday, March 1, and Tuesday, March 2. The clinic has moved inside due to cold temperatures, Premier Health’s website shows.

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Ben Sutherly, system communications director at Premier Health, encouraged those eligible for the vaccine to register online at www.premierhealth.com/vaccine. People can also register by calling (937) 276-4141 seven days a week between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Currently, Ohioans 65 and older and those with early childhood conditions that are carried into adulthood are eligible for the vaccine. Vaccine recipients must be 16 or older to receive the Pfizer vaccine and must be 18 or older to receive the Moderna vaccine.

As of Friday, Feb. 26, more than 1.57 million people have had at least one dose of the vaccine in Ohio, with 42,853 people vaccinated since Thursday.