(2-17-21) Please find COVID-19 vaccination registration reminders and Bamlanivimab treatment reminders below. Please note, COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic for Thursday, February 18th will proceed as planned.
COVID-19 Vaccination Registration
Registrations are accepted on an ongoing basis. Weekly, the registrations are reviewed and appointments scheduled for upcoming vaccination clinics with those registering first being scheduled first. A Mercer Health staff member will call to schedule your appointment when it is your turn to be scheduled for an appointment. Vaccine supply is very limited. Please do not call to inquire about vaccine appointment availability. Again, after you submit your registration please be patient as a staff member will call when it is your turn to be scheduled for an appointment.
- Online Registration: is available any time at: https://mercer-health.com/covid-vaccine-signup
- Phone Registration: Beginning Thursday, February 11th, registration will be available each week day (Monday – Friday), 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., by calling 567-890-7188.
At this time, individuals 65+ years of age and older are eligible. vaccination eligibility requirements per Ohio’s COVID-19 Vaccination Distribution Plan state, all individuals must reside in the State of Ohio and Mercer County, unless the recipient is an established patient of Mercer Health. For example, if the recipient resides in any Ohio county, such as Darke County, but are an established Mercer Health patient, the individual would be eligible. Individuals must delay receiving the vaccine if they are currently ill, have a fever above 100 degrees, are currently in quarantine, have had a vaccine in the last 14 days, or have received an anti-viral infusion treatment for COVID.
Bamlanivimab Treatment for COVID-19
Reminder: Bamlanivimab treatment is available at Mercer Health. Bamlanivimab is an outpatient infusion treatment, for patients with mild-to-moderate COVID-19, who are at high risk for progressing to severe COVID-19 and/or hospitalization. Bamlanivimab is one of few outpatient treatment options and can be successful in preventing the need for hospitalization. As this medication needs to be given early in the illness, preferably within the first 7 days, patients, especially those at high risk, are urged to not wait until symptoms are severe, including shortness of breath, but rather contact their primary care provider to discuss if this treatment option is right for them.
Additional information regarding vaccines and other COVID related topics can be found at: https://mercer-health.com/covid-19-coronavirus-information