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COVID-19 Vaccine

Columbus Public Health is distributing the safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine. 

Following recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and guidance from the Ohio Department of Health, Columbus Public Health is now offering free COVID-19 vaccines for children ages 5 to 11.

Parents are encouraged to talk to their pediatrician if they have questions about vaccines for children 5 to 11. Additional information is also available here:


Columbus Public Health, 240 Parsons Ave. – (Vax Cash available for first dose only while supplies last.)

  • Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays & Fridays  9 a.m. - 4 p.m. (open 9 a.m. to noon on November 24, 2021)
  • Tuesdays – 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

Linden Community Center, 1350 Briarwood Ave. – (Vax Cash available for first dose only while supplies last.)

  • Mondays 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Columbus Fire Station 10 (Drive Thru), 1096 W. Broad St.

  • Tuesdays 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 

Abubakar Asiddiq Islamic Center, 591 Industrial Mile Rd. – (Vax Cash available for first dose only while supplies last.)

  • Tuesdays  11 a.m.-6 p.m. 

St. Stephen the Martyr Church, 4131 Clime Rd. – (Vax Cash available for first dose only while supplies last.)

  • Wednesdays  9 a.m.-4 p.m. 

 Columbus Fire Station 18 (Drive Thru), 1630 Cleveland Ave.

  • Thursdays 11 a.m.-6 p.m. 

Westgate Community Center, 455 S. Westgate Ave. – (Vax Cash available for first dose only while supplies last.)

  • Fridays 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 

A parent or guardian must be present for people under 18.

Children are eligible for $100 Vax Cash at participating clinics until supplies last. 

Vaccines are also available from health care providers and retail pharmacy outlets. To find a vaccine location near you, visit  


Columbus Public Health is following CDC, FDA and Ohio Department of Health guidelines and is now offering booster shots to people who are eligible at Columbus Public Health and our community COVID-19 vaccine clinics. No appointment needed. Fully vaccinated people who are 18 or older are eligible for a booster dose. Johnson & Johnson recipients are eligible 2 months after their first dose, and Pfizer or Moderna recipients are eligible six months after their second dose.

Eligible residents are encouraged to bring their COVID-19 vaccine card with them.

Frequently Asked Questions COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Doses


Individuals who qualify for a third dose of vaccine should first contact their healthcare provider to get vaccinated. Columbus Public Health offers same day, walk-in vaccines from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday at Columbus Public Health (240 Parsons Ave.) No appointment needed. Learn more.  


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