- Chronic kidney disease
- Chronic lung diseases (including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, moderate to severe asthma, interstitial lung disease, cystic fibrosis and pulmonary hypertension
- Dementia or other neurological conditions
- Diabetes (type 1 and type 2)
- Down syndrome
- Heart conditions (including heart failure, coronary artery disease, cardiomyopathies or hypertension)
- Immunocompromised state
- Liver disease
- Overweight and obesity
- Sickle cell disease or thalassemia
- Smoking (current or former)
- Solid organ or blood stem cell transplant
- Stroke or cerebrovascular disease
- Substance abuse disorders
Those who are eligible for the COVID-19 booster will be asked if they have one of the qualifying conditions, but will not be required to provide proof, according to ODH. Those with questions or concerns about the vaccine should talk to their health care provider, or can visit coronavirus.ohio.gov/vaccine for more information.
There are thousands of vaccine providers in Ohio, including walk-in clinics and facilities that allow patients to schedule an appointment. To find a vaccine provider visit gettheshot.coronavirus.ohio.gov or call 1-833-427-5634.
Patients should bring their vaccination card with them when receiving a booster shot. Those who lost their vaccine card should contact their vaccine provider or local health department.