The number of confirmed cases (updated weekdays) has moved to the COVID-19 data page.
Vaccine information may change.
Flexibility is key. Vaccines are in short supply in Ohio and across the country. When can I get the COVID-19 vaccine?
LCPH’s ability to vaccinate depends upon when and how much vaccine we receive from the state.
To get an e-newsletter about vaccine clinics, based on supply availability and the phase you're in,
complete this form. Where can I get the COVID-19 vaccine?
Determine your phase.
Phase 1 - People most at risk, hands-on healthcare workers, and personnel caring for COVID-19 patients. See ODH’s list of who belongs in phase 1a.
LCPH began vaccinating these groups in December. Phase 1a -
Phase 1b - View Ohio's timeline to vaccinate 1b.
Phase 1B includes:
Adults 65 years and older
Those with severe congenital, developmental, or early-onset, and inherited conditions -
see the full list of conditions. Adults who work in schools
LCPH will work directly with school administration to vaccinate adults who work in schools who want to be vaccinated. School personnel will get information on when to receive the vaccine from their school’s administration.
Exact details are not available at this time. This phase will most likely include groups such as police. Phase 1c -
Phase 2, 3 and 4 - Other specific critical populations who choose to be vaccinated.
LCPH may be vaccinating these groups between April and June.
This timeline is an estimate only; not a guarantee of when vaccines will be available.
Find COVID-19 testing locations near you.
Antigen (rapid) test results should be confirmed with a PCR test. If you have received a positive antigen test, consider these next steps:
Schedule a PCR test to confirm your results.
While waiting for your PCR test and test results, stay home and isolate yourself from household members.
Continue to wear a mask, wash your hands, and keep 6 feet away from people.
Lorain County's current COVID-19 risk level is 3 (Red).
Lorain County's weekly profile. It's updated by ODH every Thursday via The Public Health Advisory Alert System. This color-coded system can help people assess and respond to their risk for COVID-19 in each Ohio county. It uses a framework of indicators and data (mostly from the last 21 days).
File a retail location complaint.
Get your questions answered
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