Appointments Open for Mass Vaccine Clinic at Southern Park Mall

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The Mahoning County Public Health department is accepting appointments for the first regional mass vaccination clinic at the Southern Park Mall in Boardman.

The first clinic is scheduled for April 1 in the former Dillard’s department store, according to a release from Mahoning County Public Health. MCPH will be administering the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Recipients must be at least 18 years old to receive the vaccine.

“Mahoning County Public Health’s clinics have been efficient and streamlined thanks to our staff and community partners. We welcome anyone in our region to register with us for a vaccine,” said Ryan Tekac, health commissioner.

The Johnson & Johnson vaccine is a one-dose inoculation. Click HERE for more information on the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

Appointments can be made using MCPH’s scheduling system, ArmorVax, which can be found at Residents needing assistance with online scheduled can call 330 270 2855 option 9. The clinic is open to residents in Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties.

Additional appointment dates and times will be made available weekly based on demand.

The vaccination clinic will initially receive 2,500 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine weekly, with the potential for that to be increased to 5,000, depending on need. The site could be open from 60 days to eight weeks.

Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.