Covid-19 Testing and Vaccine info you can trust

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Hamilton County Commissioners allocated $18 million to set up one of the best COVID-19 testing programs in the State of Ohio. Through a partnership with the Health Collaborative, five regional health systems and one regional university, Test and Protect offers no-cost COVID-19 Testing for everyone who works or lives in Hamilton County. You do not need health insurance and testing sites are conveniently scattered throughout the County nearly every day of the week. Visit the Test and Protect website for info on testing and vaccines!

Vaccine Eligibility and Appointments

Get The Shot (Ohio Department of Health Vaccine Eligibility Checker)

Use this tool to find out if you are eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine and to book your appointment. Ohio is currently in Phases 1B, 1C, and 2 of its COVID-19 vaccination program.

REGISTERhttps://gettheshot.coronavirus.ohio.gov/

No Cost Testing

Test and Protect Program (COVID-19 Testing)

Find free COVID-19 testing for all those who live or work in Hamilton County. Health insurance is not required to get a COVID-19 test, but those with health insurance should bring their card. There won’t be any copay or co-insurance. No one is asked about immigration status.

VISIThttps://healthcollab.org/testandprotect/

EMAIL –  info@healthcollab.org

CALL(513) 618-3600

Other COVID-19 / Vaccine Information

Test and Protect Program (Vaccine Information)

The Test and Protect website provides a comprehensive list of Ohio’s priority groups, and their requirements. The site also includes a list of available vaccine providers, and allows you to register to receive notice when you are eligible to receive the vaccine.

VISIThttps://healthcollab.org/vaccine-info/

APPLYhttps://healthcollab.org/testandprotectcincyform/

EMAIL –  info@healthcollab.org

CALL(513) 618-3600

Hamilton County Public Health

Hamilton County Public Health enables residents and those who work in Hamilton County to register for vaccine distribution. By registering, people are notified when the vaccine is available from Hamilton County Public Health. Many other vaccine providers are also listed.

VISIThttps://www.hamiltoncountyhealth.org/covid19/

APPLYhttps://redcap.link/HCPHVaccine

CALL(513) 946-7800

Ohio Department of Health

Ohio entered Phase 1C of its COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan on March 4, 2021. This phase includes 1) individuals who have additional medical conditions that may increase their risk of severe illness and death from COVID19; 2) Ohioans whose occupations include child care, funeral services, law enforcement and correction services. A statewide search tool for locations with vaccines available to eligible populations is provided below, as well as a priority populations and vaccine distribution fact sheet.

VISIThttps://vaccine.coronavirus.ohio.gov/

DOWNLOADhttps://coronavirus.ohio.gov/static/vaccine/general_fact_sheet.pdf

“Testing is one of the main components of our work toward ending the COVID-19 pandemic. Testing and then isolating positive cases while performing extensive contact tracing is the roadmap to ending this pandemic.”

Greg Kesterman, Hamilton County Health Commissioner