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Lorain County residents with mobility limitations: COVID-19 vaccine clinic

Posted March 23, 2021 in External News

The following information is from Lorain County Public Health.


  • This clinic is intended to serve eligible* individuals with mobility limitations/physical disabilities who use a wheelchair, walker, cane, etc. and/or those with disabilities needing support due to fear or anxiety.
  • This clinic is for those who are eligible* for a COVID-19 vaccine and have trouble walking into a vaccine clinic or standing in line.

Schedule an appointment for the drive-thru clinic to get dose #1 on:

Wednesday, March 31
Avon Fire Department
36185 Detroit Road
Avon, Ohio 44011

Set up your appointment - 3 options:

1. Online with a phone or computer

  • Click “Proceed.”
  • Follow the steps to register.
  • On the insurance page, scroll to the bottom and answer “Skip” to the question “Do you have health insurance?”
  • Complete the registration by logging in with your One Time Password or OTP.
  • Click “Find a Provider” and follow the instructions to make an appointment.
  • For extra help, download a step-by-step guide with pictures.

2. With the ArmorVax app

  • Download the app for Apple products or for Android products.
  • Open the ArmorVax app on your smartphone or tablet.
  • Enter your invitation code: 51T-5AC.
  • Follow the instructions to make an appointment. For extra help, download a step-by-step guide with pictures.

3. By phone.

  • Dial 211 and ask for an appointment.
  • Make sure to request the drive-thru location at Avon Fire Department (see address above).

Things to know before your appointment:

  • This will be the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine.
  • This is a drive-thru clinic - you will not need to leave your vehicle. Vans and other specialty vehicles are welcome.
  • Arrive at your appointment time. This will help people get in and out as quickly as possible.
  • There is no cost to get this vaccine.
  • We encourage the use of to monitor any side effects.
  • Read about side effects in our FAQs.
  • You’ll get your second dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine about 28 days after your first dose. You will follow a similar signup process about a week before your second dose is due.

*Who’s eligible:

  • People ages 40 and older
  • People with specific medical issues:
  • Sickle cell anemia.
  • Down syndrome.
  • Cystic fibrosis.
  • Muscular dystrophy.
  • Cerebral palsy.
  • Spina bifida.
  • People born with severe heart defects, requiring regular specialized medical care.
  • People with severe type 1 diabetes, who have been hospitalized for this in the past year.
  • Phenylketonuria (PKU), Tay-Sachs, and other rare, inherited metabolic disorders.
  • Epilepsy with continuing seizures; hydrocephaly; microcephaly, and other severe neurological disorders.
  • Turner syndrome, fragile X syndrome, Prader-Willi syndrome, and other severe genetic disorders.
  • People with severe asthma, who have been hospitalized for this in the past year.
  • Alpha and beta thalassemia
  • Solid organ transplant candidates and recipients.
  • People with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease.
  • Bone marrow transplant recipients (hematopoietic cell or stem cell transplants, NOT the kind of stem-cell injections people might receive for the treatment of orthopedic problems).
  • People with type 1 diabetes.
  • People with type 2 diabetes.
  • People with end-stage renal disease.
  • Pregnant women.

People in specific occupations:

  • Child care services: Staff members at child care centers and pre-kindergarten programs who have regular, ongoing direct contact with children enrolled in these programs.
  • Funeral services: This group includes licensed staff and active apprentices in the funeral services industry.
  • Law enforcement and corrections officers: Sworn law enforcement officers and peace officers who have first responder or direct supervisory responsibilities. These individuals must be active duty, working a regular minimum of 20 hours a week.
  • Corrections staff: Eligible are corrections staff, including probation and parole staff, who provide direct services to an adult or juvenile inmate or court-supervised individuals.
  • Firefighters: Individuals who have a valid active firefighting certificate in the State of Ohio who are active members or employees of a recognized fire department.