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Summit County Leaders Outline Plans for Phase 1B COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

Hospital leaders and other Summit County leaders talked about Phase 1B vaccine rollout and the need for patience as well as continued efforts by individuals to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.
Hospital leaders and other Summit County leaders talked about Phase 1B vaccine rollout and the need for patience as well as continued efforts by individuals to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

Summit County leaders outlined plans today for distributing COVID-19 vaccines to the next phase of eligible recipients.

The county at this point expects to receive a total of 5,750 doses for group 1B, which includes the elderly, those with certain medical conditions and school personnel. Those doses will be distributed among 11 different providers at 36 different sites located around the county.

The providers include local hospitals, pharmacies and the Summit County Public Health Department. Each location will get between 100 and 300 doses. Public Health Commissioner Donna Skoda says they’ll start administering them on January 21.

“The pharmacies that are getting it have multiple sites. And they all want appointments, or they’re not gonna do the walk-in. It’s going to be by appointment. Like I said before a lot of them have collected lists. They may reach out to you and call you say ‘Hey, I have a vaccine for you now. Come.’”

The public health department has a list of the providers on its website (see below). Summit County continues to encourage people to sign up for vaccine information at its online registry. The registry collects age information, which Skoda says will allow the Health Department to email information about vaccine availability to populations as the Phase 1B rollout continues (see related story).

Skoda and other health care providers urged people to be patient because the supply is limited. She says they will get to everyone, but it will take time.

In the meantime, all the health care leaders urged people to continue masking, washing hands and maintaining distance to prevent further spread of COVID-19.

These are the providers listed on the Summit County Public Health website that will receive the vaccine:

AXCESSPOINTE 1400 S Arlington St, Akron, OH 44306 888-975-9188

ACME PHARMACY 3979 Medina Rd., Akron OH 44333

330-666-3300 3235 Manchester Rd., Akron, OH 44319

330-644-0350 DISCOUNT DRUG MART 4044 Fishcreek Rd., Stow, OH 44221 330-688-6140 655 Portage Trail, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221

330-923-8332 5863 Darrow Rd, Hudson, OH 44236

330-342-5500 711 Canton Rd., Akron, OH 44312

330-764-1181 3100 Glenwood Blvd., Twinsburg, OH 44087

330-405-6650 GENOA HEALTHCARE 340 S. Broadway St, Akron, OH 44308 330-253-3600 GIANT EAGLE PHARMACY 1700 Corporate Woods Pkwy, Uniontown, OH 44685 330-896-9787 2687 State Rd, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44223

330-928-8844 230 Howe Rd, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221

330-929-6372 41 5th St, SE, Barberton, OH 44203

330-861-0849 3750 W Market St, Fairlawn, OH 44333

330-668-6605 2775 W Market St, Fairlawn, OH 44333

330-836-2036 484 E Waterloo Rd, Akron, OH 44319

330-773-7772 2801 E Waterloo Rd, Akron, OH 44312

330-628-6067 4300 Kent Rd, Stow, OH 44224 330-686-9121 1700 Norton Rd, Stow, OH 44224 330-650-4093 290 E Aurora Rd, Northfield, OH 44067

330-468-3263 205 West Ave, Tallmadge, OH 44278

330-634-0688 8960 Darrow Rd, Twinsburg, OH 44087

330-405-7105 MARC’S PHARMACY 470 Howe Ave, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221

330-928-8611 2753 W Market St, Fairlawn, OH 44333

330-869-0426 550 W Aurora Rd, Sagamore Hills, OH 44067 330-468-4868 2891 E Waterloo Rd, Akron, OH 44312

330-628-0781 3732 Darrow Rd, Stow, OH 44224 330-686-5285 360 E Waterloo Rd, Akron, OH 44319

330-773-5554

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