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Friday, 26 March 2021 12:05

Summit County Mass Vaccinations Start April 3 Featured

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Summit County Public Health is opening its COVID-19 mass vaccination site at the Summit County Fairgrounds next Saturday, April 3.

It will be open 3-4 days per week,  and will have the ability to accommodate up to 5,000 appointments per week, depending on dose allocation received from the state.

When appointments are available for scheduling, residents can sign up at https:/ A phone option will be published on the website before appointments open, and appointments will be scheduled on a first come, first served basis.

You can also get a free bus ride to and from not only this mass vaccination site, but to any vaccination appointment on an Akron Metro RTA bus route, starting Monday, March 29.

METRO will provide free rides on all fixed route, demand response services to COVID-19 vaccine appointments at any location to individuals with proof of an appointment. For appointments at the fairgrounds, the fixed route service will take riders to the transit center near Chapel Hill Mall, where a shuttle will then take them to the fairgrounds. Following the appointment, the shuttle will return riders back to the transit center near Chapel Hill Mall.

Each bus has hand sanitizer and is cleaned regularly. Masks are requited at all times and the number of persons per bus is limited Either digital or printed proof of your vaccine appointment is requried, . More information at

A complete list of all available vaccine providers in the state of Ohio and access to their scheduling systems is available at



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