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Children over the age of 6 months old can now receive the COVID-19 vaccine through Columbus Public Health.
Columbus Public Health is following CDC, FDA and Ohio Department of Health guidelines and is now offering COVID-19 Moderna, Pfizer, and J&J booster shots to people who are eligible at Columbus Public Health and our community COVID-19 vaccine clinics with no appointment needed. Booster shots for J&J are available for those 18 and up who have had at least 2 months from the first dose. Booster shots for Moderna & Pfizer are available for those 18 and up who have had at least 6 months from the second dose.
Following CDC, FDA, and OH Dept of Health guidelines, free booster shots for J&J are available for those 18 and up who received their first dose at least 2 months ago. Moderna and Pfizer booster shots are available for those 18 and up who received their second dose at least 6 months ago.
Columbus Public Health is offering walk-in COVID-19 vaccines at their office (240 Parsons Ave.). The schedule as follows: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from 8:00 a.m to 4:00 p.m and Tuesday from 10:00 a.m to 6:00 p.m. Follow the links for more information. Additional vaccine information can be found through the Ohio Department of Health.
Free COVID-19 testing is widely available through health department offices, clinics, and pharmacies. To find a free COVID-19 testing site, click here or call Columbus Public Health at (614) 645-1519.
Free at-home rapid test kits are available at all Columbus Metropolitan Library branches. Call your nearest branch to check for availability as supplies are limited. Click here for more information.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offer guidance on how to protect yourself from getting sick with COVID-19. Wash your hands often for 20 seconds with soap and warm water. Avoid large gatherings and poorly ventilated spaces. Maintain a safe distance from people who are sick. The most effective strategy for preventing severe illness is to get vaccinated as soon as possible.
More Information & Resources
The City of Columbus COVID-19 Portal contains information regarding resources and to help you through these difficult times. Click the link above for more information.