SRMC to offer vaccinations Jan. 28

SALEM — Salem Regional Medical Center will distribute 100 Moderna COVID-19 vaccines to those 80 and older by appointment only from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28. All recipients must register in advance; call 330-332-7511, for an appointment. Callers must provide their name, phone number and birthdate to register. There is no charge. The Moderna vaccine requires a second dose to be given approximately 28 days after the first dose. The clinic will be located on the ground floor of the hospital. People should enter the campus from East Pershing Street and park in the Surgery Center lot. Participants should then enter the building through the Surgery Center entrance and will be asked to provide a government-issued ID upon arrival. More vaccination clinics will be planned in the coming weeks.

Seniors can call for vaccine appointment

LISBON — For those 80 and older unable to attend today’s drive-up vaccine clinic at the Columbiana County Fairgrounds, a dedicated phone line is being set up through the Columbiana County General Health Department so appointments can be made the following week. Those ages 80 and older are asked to call 330-692-2210 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., starting on Monday, Jan. 25 through Friday, Jan. 29. A scheduling specialist will make help make an appointment. The health department is requesting people to remain patient because a high volume of calls is expected. The next age group will be 75 and older, which is expected to begin in the upcoming weeks.


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