MCPH vaccine clinics scheduled

MIAMI COUNTY — Miami County Public Health will have several COVID-19 vaccine clinics for the public.

Residents 16 years or older are now eligible for the Pfizer vaccine and 18 years and older for the Moderna vaccine. MCPH currently has more than 1,000 daytime, evening, and weekend vaccine appointments available for the upcoming clinics.

• Saturday, March 27 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Mote Park in Piqua (Moderna vaccine)

• Tuesday, March 30 from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Miami County Fairground’s Duke Building (Pfizer vaccine)

• Wednesday, March 31 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Miami County Fairground’s Duke Building (Pfizer vaccine)

• Friday, April 2 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Hoffman United Methodist Church in West Milton (Moderna vaccine)

Registration is now open for all clinics. To register visit miamicountyhealth.net/vaccine-registration or call the vaccine hotline at (937) 573-3461.

According to the Ohio Department of Health (ODH), in Miami County, nearly 25 percent of the population has received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Miami County remains at a Red No. 3 COVID-19 risk level due to the county meeting the criteria for four of the seven Alert Indicators and continues to be listed as a High Incidence Area:

Since March 12, there have been 179 new cases, which brings the total number of COVID-19 cases in Miami County to 10,281, 528 hospitalizations, and 9,832 presumed recovered.