Explaining Johnson & Johnson’s, AstraZeneca’s new COVID-19 vaccines
COVID-19 vaccine candidates from Johnson & Johnson and Oxford/AstraZeneca use a viral vector vaccine technology that's been studied since the 1970s.
New appointments open regularly as we receive notification that vaccines are being shipped to us. Check your Ohio State MyChart account regularly for available appointment times. If no appointments are available, you can be added to our waitlist by calling 614-688-8299 (VAXX), 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday – Friday. You can also check the ODH website to see if other health care providers or retail clinics have vaccine availability.
Currently those over 65 years of age and others with qualifying reasons are eligible. Individuals can log in to their MyChart account to schedule their vaccination appointment.
Once you’ve determined you’re eligible to receive the vaccine, log in to your MyChart account or Ohio State MyHealth mobile app to schedule your vaccination. View our step-by-step guide (below) on creating and managing your appointment.
If you can't sign up for a MyChart account, call 614-688-8299 (VAXX) to make an appointment.
Once scheduled, you may qualify for free transportation to the vaccine clinic from the Franklin County Office on Aging. Learn more.
The COVID-19 vaccine is in high demand, so appointments fill quickly. While Ohio State is making every effort to schedule vaccinations, we’re limited by the number of vaccines we receive from the Ohio Department of Health. We administer every shot we receive.
If you meet eligibility requirements but have not yet been able to secure an appointment, please do the following:
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