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Canton City Public Health 
COVID-19 Vaccination Information 

Ohio is distributing safe, effective COVID-19 vaccines statewide to those who choose to be vaccinated. Right now, we have plenty of available appointments! Canton City Public Health receives weekly allotments of vaccine from the State of Ohio. 

We are currently receiving only Moderna vaccine. Two doses of Moderna vaccine are required to complete the vaccination series. You must be willing and able to complete the vaccination series to get scheduled at one of our clinics. You must be at least 18 years old to get this vaccine.  

You can get more detailed information about the vaccine and vaccination distribution process from the Centers for Disease Control. CDC Vaccine Information 

 

How to get registered for a vaccination clinic 

Get the Shot 

Your first step is to check the availability of our schedule Ohio Department of Health “Get The Shot” website (https://gettheshot.coronavirus.ohio.gov/). We are updating this schedule several times a week. If you do not see Canton City Public Health listed, then we do not have appointment times available. Do not be discouraged, as appointments fill up quickly. Check back often as we update the schedule frequently. There are other providers of vaccine in the community. The “Get the Shot” website will list other providers in Ohio that may also have vaccine available for you 

City of Canton residentsIf you cannot access the “Get the Shot” website and you are a resident in the City of Canton we can help you. Please call 330-451-6774 and leave your contact information. 


Update on Vaccination Schedules

  • We have plenty of appointment opportunities.
  • Our public vaccination clinics will be posted on the “Get the Shot” website for scheduling appointments There are no walk-up appointments.
  • If you are pregnant, we ask that you talk with your medical provider prior to getting the COVID-19 vaccine so that you understand all of the risks and benefits of getting vaccinated. 
  • We do not have any Janssen vaccine available. 
  • You may not be vaccinated if:
    • You received any type of vaccine in the previous 14 days.
    • You are currently ill with COVID or have not fully recovered (no symptoms) from a previous COVID infection.
    • You are less than 18 years old.
  • We are using a service to help us schedule vaccination clinics. You may get a call from an organization called CMOR or the Ohio Department of Health. The numbers on your caller ID may vary. If you get a call from our scheduler and you do not answer, they will leave you with a special call back number that you can use to schedule your vaccination. We will never ask you for your social security number, medical insurance information, or credit card numbers. 

COVID-19 Vaccine - Frequently Asked Questions 

Last Updated: 4/13/2021 JMA

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