Hours: Monday-Friday 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Phone: 740-592-4431
Fax: 740-594-2370
Address: 278 W. Union St., Athens, OH 45701
After Hours Emergency Number: 1-877-627-2858

COVID-19 Vaccine Information


Everyone ages 5 years and older is eligible for a free COVID-19 Vaccine.

Everyone ages 12 years and older is eligible for a free COVID-19 booster shot.

Need to make an appointment to receive the COVID-19 vaccine?

Call us at 740-447-5900 between the hours of 7:30am-4:00pm to schedule an appointment at the Athens City-County Health Department.

OR

Click here to schedule an appointment at another provider in the state of Ohio, just search by your location!

UPDATE 3/30/22:

FDA & CDC approved an additional COVID-19  booster dose  for the following individuals:

  • A second booster dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine or Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine may be administered to individuals 50 years of age and older at least 4 months after receipt of a first booster dose of any authorized or approved COVID-19 vaccine.
  • A second booster dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine may be administered to individuals 12 years of age and older with certain kinds of immunocompromise at least 4 months after receipt of a first booster dose of any authorized or approved COVID-19 vaccine. These are people who have undergone solid organ transplantation, or who are living with conditions that are considered to have an equivalent level of immunocompromise.
  • A second booster dose of the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine may be administered at least 4 months after the first booster dose of any authorized or approved COVID-19 vaccine to individuals 18 years of age and older with the same certain kinds of immunocompromise.

Frequently Asked Questions - COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Doses

New Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine Formulation for Children Ages 5-11

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recommended use of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine pediatric formulation for children ages 5-11 following a thorough review of the vaccine’s safety and effectiveness. Additionally, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted an emergency use authorization for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5-11. The FDA has published emergency use authorization fact sheets for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine pediatric formulation for vaccine recipients and caregivers.

The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5-11 is administered as a two-dose primary series, three weeks apart. 

Information For Parents and Guardians, and General Public:


Myths & Facts about the COVID-19 Vaccine


Pfizer Vaccine Fact Sheet
Moderna Vaccine Fact Sheet (EUA)
Janssen Vaccine Fact Sheet (EUA)



Ohio COVID-19 Vaccine Dashboard

Vaccine Provider Locations

Additional Resources:

CDC Information on the COVID-19 Vaccine

ODH COVID-19 Vaccination Program

Benefits of getting a COVID-19 Vaccine

Frequently Asked Questions