Montgomery County opens COVID vaccine registration for those ages 40+

Those ages 40 and older or with qualifying medical conditions can sign up today for a coronavirus vaccine appointment at Public Health Dayton and Montgomery County ‘s Minority Outreach Clinic Friday.

Gov. Mike DeWine announced this morning that Ohio is expanding vaccine eligibility to those 40 and older as well as people with cancer, chronic kidney disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, heart disease and obesity.

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Public Health Dayton and Montgomery County received nearly 7,000 doses of the Pfizer vaccine this week and is administering them today and Thursday at the Dayton Convention Center and Friday at Bethesda Temple in Harrison Twp.

Registration for the clinics at the convention center today and Thursday is full.

To sign up for an appointment at the Minority Outreach Clinic at Bethesda Temple on Friday call 937-225-6217.

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Anyone with an appointment should not arrive early, Public Health officials said.

Registration will remain open until all appointments are full. Public Health will continue to add vaccine clinics as it learns more about its weekly vaccine allotment.

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