CELINA- Today, Mercer County was downgraded to a level 1 on the Ohio Public Health Advisory System issued by the Ohio Department of Health. MCHD Administrator Jason Menchhofer said,

“I am very pleased to see COVID-19 activity in Mercer County continue on a definite downward trend.  Mercer County residents are encouraged to proceed with caution as well continue to transition back toward a more normal way of life.”

Wednesday, March 24, MCHD COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic

  • Vaccine Type: Moderna
  • Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Location: Mercer County Fairgrounds
  • Registration Information:
    • Individuals who are 40 years of age and older or who are otherwise eligible under Phase 1 or Phase 2 of the COVID-19 vaccination program can be vaccinated during this clinic.
    • Register online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mchd-covid-19-drive-thru-clinic-march-24-2021-tickets-146924833131
    • Online registration will open at 8:00 AM on Saturday, March 20.
    • Anyone unable to register online can make an appointment by calling 567-890-2619. Phone registration will be available from noon to 3:00 PM on Monday, March 22, and Tuesday, March 23.

Each person who schedules an appointment is also encouraged to complete the vaccine registration form before visiting the clinic. It can be found here: https://mchdohio.org/CovidForm.  Paper forms can also be picked up any time in the hallway outside the entrance of the MCHD office in the Mercer County Central Services Building. Please note that the registration form is required for both first and second doses.

All contracted private insurance, Medicaid, and Medicare will be billed for the administration fee.  If you have a Medicare Advantage Plan, please bring your Red, White and Blue Medicare card. No out-of-pocket payment will be collected. There will be a 15-minute waiting period after the vaccine is given.

As of March 18, 2021, the Mercer County Health District (MCHD) reports 3,913 confirmed cases, 735 probable cases, 3,781 recovered cases, 3 hospitalizations, 83 COVID-19 deaths, and 19 probable deaths of COVID-19. There have been 31 confirmed cases that have passed away due to causes other than COVID-19. Currently, there are 14 known active cases of COVID-19 in Mercer County. 

MonthNumber of Confirmed Cases
March (First case on 3/24)5 cases
April19 cases
May190 cases
June56 cases
July239 cases
August295 cases
September 283 cases
October544 cases
November1,115 cases
December634 cases
January 2021386 cases           
February 2021120 cases
March 2021 – present27 cases