Breaking News
More () »

Cleveland Clinic opens community-based COVID-19 vaccination site: How to make an appointment

Appointments are being accepted for vaccinations on March 8.

CLEVELAND — Editor's note: Video at the top of this story was originally published on March 4, 2021.

Still looking for a COVID-19 vaccine? The Cleveland Clinic is hoping to make your search a bit easier by opening a community-based COVID-19 vaccination site at Langston Hughes Health and Education Center.

This location is giving COVID-19 vaccines to eligible residents who live in the surrounding area on Monday, March 8. Appointments are required, which you can make HERE.

RELATED: How close is Ohio to reaching 50 COVID-19 cases per 100,000? Putting Gov. Mike DeWine’s goal of lifting health orders in context

“Cleveland Clinic is working through a coordinated strategy for prioritizing and administering COVID-19 vaccines, in accordance with CDC and state guidelines,” officials noted in a press release. “A key focus of this process includes ensuring that those who are at higher risk of infection and death from the virus -- including Black and Hispanic communities -- have access to the vaccine.”

SUBSCRIBE: Get the day's top headlines sent to your inbox each weekday morning with the free 3News to GO! newsletter

Cleveland Clinic Langston Hughes Community Health and Education Center has become a gathering place for health and wellbeing in the Fairfax neighborhood, officials said.

“The Center focuses on free health education, prevention and wellness programs to help improve community health. Recently, the Center added primary care services. As our vaccination plans develop, we are committed to keeping patients informed about who will be able to get vaccinated. We want to make sure our communities have every opportunity to receive the vaccine."

RELATED: COVID-19 vaccines in Ohio: How you can make an appointment at a store near you

Editor's note: Video above was originally published on March 6, 2021.

Before You Leave, Check This Out