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Get Vaccinated Against COVID-19

Ohio University requires all students, faculty, and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 by November 15, 2021.

Vaccine Requirement

Mass Vaccination Clinics at Heritage Hall

OHIO will host the following COVID-19 mass vaccination clinics:

  • Friday, Sept. 17, at Heritage Hall on the Athens campus from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.
  • Friday, Sept. 24 at Heritage Hall on the Athens campus from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.

To make an appointment for a vaccine, visit gettheshot.coronavirus.ohio.gov, use Access Code B4P8PAQMNO, search for ZIP code 45701, and you will see the appointment slots available at Heritage Hall on Friday. Walk-ins are welcome but making an appointment in advance will reduce your wait time at the clinic. 

The COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective at preventing severe sickness, hospitalization, and death, including from the Delta variant. Getting vaccinated is the best way to protect yourself, and the best way to protect our Bobcat community.

  • All three COVID-19 vaccines available in the U.S. have been thoroughly tested and found to be safe in preventing severe COVID-19.
  • The COVID-19 vaccines were developed using science that has been around for decades and have undergone the most intensive safety monitoring in U.S. history.
  • COVID-19 vaccines are free and available for everyone in the United States at no cost, regardless of insurance or immigration status.
Nurse vaccinated Bobcat mascot
 

Bobcats Get Vaxxed Incentive Program

Ohio University is offering incentives for newly vaccinated students, faculty, and staff who beat the November 15 vaccination requirement deadline.

Incentive Program Details

Vaccine Clinics on the Athens Campus

Campus partners including Heritage College Community Health Programs, the College of Health Sciences and Professions, the School of Nursing, the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, OHIO COVID Operations, OhioHealth Campus Care, and the Athens City-County Health Department have collaborated to provide the following calendar of opportunities to get a vaccine on campus.

Schedule for walk-in clinics (no appointment required, though you can schedule in advance).
Date Time Location
Thursday, Sept. 16 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Heritage Community Clinic
Friday, Sept. 17 8:30-11:30 a.m. Heritage Hall
Friday, Sept. 24 8:30-11:30 a.m. Heritage Hall
Friday, Sept. 24 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Shively Hall
Friday, Oct. 1 12-4 p.m. Heritage Community Clinic
Thursday, Oct.  7 12-4 p.m. Heritage Community Clinic
Saturday, Oct. 9 12-3 p.m. OHIO Football Game, Convocation Center
Thursday, Oct. 14 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Baker University Center Room 240/242
Friday, Oct. 15 12-4 p.m. Heritage Community Clinic
Friday, Oct. 22 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Shively Hall
Thursday, Oct. 28 12-2 p.m. Heritage Community Clinic
Thursday, Nov. 4 12-4 p.m. Heritage Community Clinic
Friday, Nov. 12 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Shively Hall
Friday, Nov. 19 12-4 p.m. Heritage Community Clinic
Thursday, Dec. 2 12-4 p.m. Heritage Community Clinic
Thursday, Dec. 9 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Shively Hall
Friday, Dec. 17 12-4 p.m. Heritage Community Clinic

OhioHealth Campus Care

  • Ohio University students can call Campus Care at (740) 592-7100 to schedule a vaccine.
  • Appointments preferred but walk-ins welcome.
  • Appointments available Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Schedule a vaccine by phone

  • In Athens County: Call the Athens City-County Health Department at 740-592-4431.
  • Anywhere in Ohio: Call the Ohio Department of Health at 1-833-427-5634.

Regional Campuses and Beyond

Students, faculty, and staff on regional campuses can contact their local health departments for vaccine opportunities, or find local pharmacies and other organizations offering vaccines anywhere at vaccines.gov.

Regional Campus Vaccine Clinics

Date Time Location
Thursday, Sept. 16 12-2 p.m.   Ohio University Zanesville
Thursday, Sept. 16 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Ohio University Southern - Rotunda
Friday, Sept. 17 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Ohio University Lancaster - Wilkes Gallery
Friday, Sept. 17 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Ohio University Southern - Rotunda
Thursday, Sept. 23 9-11 a.m. Ohio University Chillicothe - Bennett Hall Art Gallery
Thursday, Sept. 23 1-3 p.m. Ohio University Chillicothe - Bennett Hall Art Gallery
Friday, Sept. 24 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Ohio University Southern - Rotunda
Thursday, Oct. 14 1-4 p.m. Ohio University Chillicothe - Bennett Hall Art Gallery