Vaccine Demand High as County Health Departments Prepare for Phase 1B Week 3

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — As Phase 1B of the coronavirus vaccine plan continues to roll out, area health departments are adapting to the high demand.

Starting Feb. 1, residents aged 70 and older will be able to register for the vaccine. Below is the most up-to-date information on vaccine providers in Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties. The information can also be found at Vaccine.coronavirus.ohio.gov.

There are 11 locations in Mahoning County offering the vaccine, including five Giant Eagle locations. Giant Eagle launched a new online vaccine appointment scheduling tool at GiantEagle.com/covid.

Mahoning County Giant Eagle Pharmacies providing vaccines include the following locations:

3130 Center Road, Poland 44514330 757 4099
478 Boardman-Canfield Road, Youngstown 44512330 726 9518
1201 Doral Drive, Boardman 44512330 726 7142
5220 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown 44515330 793 9345
525 E. Main St., Canfield 44406330 286 0012

Other providers in Mahoning County include:

Mahoning County Public Health50 Westchester Drive, Youngstown 44515330 270 2855MahoningHealth.org
Mercy Health Youngstown Covid Vaccine Clinic1053 Belmont Ave., Youngstown 44504866 624 0366Mercy.com
North Lima Covid Vaccine Clinic9471 Market St., second floor, North Lima 44452866 624 0366Mercy.com
Walgreens40 N. Meridian Road, Youngstown 44509-2034330 270 5861Walgreens.com
Youngstown City Health District9 W. Front St., Youngstown 44503330 502 4276Covid19.Youngstownohio.gov

In Trumbull County, there have been more than 7,000 residents attempting to register for the vaccine through the Trumbull County Combined Health District’s vaccination registration portal.

“We are trying to get everyone scheduled for a clinic date that have registered as quickly as possible,” the health district stated Wednesday.

“If you have registered, and have not yet been contacted by our agency, please be patient and be assured that if you left all of the required information, you will be contacted, but it could take up to several weeks from the time you registered before you receive a call, depending upon the amount of vaccine received.”

For week of Feb. 1 through Feb. 7, Trumbull County has 1,800 total aggregate doses. They will be distributed at 100 doses to each Giant Eagle Pharmacy, 100 to Mercy Health – St. Joseph Warren hospital, 200 to Trumbull Regional Medical Center, 800 to the Trumbull County Combined Health District and 100 to the Warren City Health Department.

The Trumbull County Combined Health District updated its contact information for vaccine providers for the Week 3 clinics. Locations include:

Giant Eagle48 Vienna Ave., Niles 44446330 652 2158GiantEagle.com/covidvaccine
Giant Eagle2061 Elm Road, Warren 44483330 372 7003
Giant Eagle7229 Warren Sharon Road, Brookfield 44403330 448 6480
Giant Eagle4700 Belmont Ave., Youngstown 44505330 759 9348
Giant Eagle8202 E. Market St., Warren 44484330 856 1324
Giant Eagle2700 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren 44483330 395 0505
Howland Flu Clinic1932 Niles Cortland Road NE, Warren 44484866 624 0366Mercy.com
Trumbull County Combined Health District176 Chestnut Ave. NE, Warren 44483330 675 7844TCCHD.org
Trumbull Regional Medical Center1350 E. Market St., Warren 44482877 358 8794TrumbullRegional.org
Warren City Health District258 E. Market St., Warren 44481330 841 2596Warren.org/living/departments/health

In addition, the Ohio Department of Health announced Walgreens and CVS pharmacies will be receiving vaccine to be administered to age-eligible Phase 1B recipients over the next two weeks. Residents must contact those pharmacy locations directly to learn about registration.

They include Walgreens locations at 600 S. Mecca St., Cortland; 15 S. Main St., Hubbard; 5027 Youngstown Warren Road, Niles; 2249 Youngstown Warren Road, Niles; 504 W. Market St., Warren; 3390 Elm Road NE, Warren; and the CVS location at 3933 Parkman Road NW, Warren.

On Tuesday, the Columbiana County Health District announced a second line for vaccine reservations in response to “overwhelming response.” Residents may call 330 392 2210 or 330 429 5133 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. to speak directly with a member of staff.

About two hours after announcing it was taking vaccination appointments, Salem Regional Medical Center announced just before 4 p.m. that it would accept no more appointments for its vaccine clinic on Feb. 4 between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. The clinic expects its supply of 100 doses to arrive next week, but they are all spoken for.

Other Columbiana County locations include:

CAA East Liverpool Campus Building No. 116480 St. Clair Ave., East Liverpool 43920-9124330 386 7777CAAofCC.org
CAA Health and Dental center Melhom Salineville103 W. Main St., Salineville 43945330 679 2640
CAA Health Behavioral Health at Lisbon7880 Lincole Place, Lisbon 44432330 424 5686
Columbiana County Health Department7360 state Route 45, Lisbon 44432330 424 0272Columbiana-Health.org
Discount Drug Mart Inc.7626 state Route 45, Lisbon 44432844 625 0843Clinic.discount-drugmart.com/covid
East Liverpool City Health Dept.126 W. Sixth St., East Liverpool 43920330 385 5123EastLiverpool.com/departments/health-district
East Liverpool City Hospital425 W. 5th St., East Liverpool 43920330 386 2023ELCH.org
Giant Eagle15937 state Route 170, East Liverpool 43920330 385 2327GiantEagle.com/covidvaccine
Giant Eagle619 Bradshaw Ave., East Liverpool 43920330 385 7554
Giant Eagle2401 E. State St., Salem 44460330 332 0141
Marcs Pharmacy2487 E. State St., Salem 44460330 337 7358Marcs.com
Salem City Health District230 N. Lincoln Ave., Suite 104 44460330 332 1618SalemCityHealthDistrict.org

Pictured at top: Dr. Yomaris Pena, Internal Medicine Physician with Somos Community Care (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

Copyright 2022 The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.