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Canton City Public Health 
COVID-19 Vaccination Information 

Vaccination remains the key strategy for reducing the spread of COVID and preventing serious and life threatening illness. We strongly encourage everyone who is eligible to be vaccinated to do so as soon as possible. 

We are no longer able to offer gift card incentives at our clinics. 

We offer Moderna and Johnson and Johnson vaccine at our adult vaccination clinics.

We offer Pfizer Pediatric vaccine at our clinics for those 5 to 11 years old.

You can get more detailed information about the vaccine and vaccination distribution process from the Centers for Disease Control or the Ohio Department of Health. 

Vaccine Updates

  • Guidance on 1st Booster Doses of COVID-19 vaccine. A 1st booster dose of vaccine is recommended for all persons age 18 and older.
    • A single booster dose of the Moderna or Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine may be administered at least 5 months after completion of the primary series to individuals 18 years or older.
    • A single booster dose of the Janssen (Johnson and Johnson) COVID-19 vaccine may be administered at least 2 months after completion of the single-dose primary regimen to individuals 18 years of age and older.
    • The use of each of the available COVID-19 vaccines as a heterologous (or “mix and match”) booster dose in eligible individuals following completion of primary vaccination with a different available COVID-19 vaccine is permitted. 
  • Guidance on 2nd Booster Doses of COVID-19 vaccine. A 2nd booster dose of vaccine is recommended for all persons age 50 and older as well as all immunocompromised persons age 18 and older.
    • A 2nd booster dose of the Moderna or Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine may be administered at least 4 months after receiving a 1st booster dose of Pfizer, Moderna or Janssen.
  • Pediatric COVID Vaccine. CDC has authorized the use of Pfizer COVID vaccine for persons age 5 to 18. We encourage you to contact your medical provider to schedule vaccination for your child. We are scheduling children age 5 to 11 at our Childhood Immunization clinics. You can find additional locations for vaccination of this age group at the Ohio Department of Health "GetTheShot" website.
  • CDC information on booster doses of COVID-19 vaccine.

  • The Centers for Disease Control released recommendations for an additional COVID vaccine dose (3rd dose) for those persons who may be moderately to severely immunocompromised. This is not a "booster" dose.  The recommendation for an additional dose of mRNA vaccine (Moderna or Pfizer only) is meant to help a person increase their immunity to COVID. Here is a link to the CDC recommendations for additional mRNA vaccines. We advise that you contact the provider of your initial COVID vaccine for more information on additional doses. We ask that persons receiving an additional dose of Moderna vaccine at our clinic have a conversation with their health care team prior to getting their additional dose. No order is needed from a physician or care giver.

How to get a COVID Vaccine 

COVID vaccine is widely available in the community. Most pharmacies and other providers offer walk-in chances to get vaccinated. You may also make appointments at most providers. 

Required Documentation: Please bring the following documents for your vaccination:

  • A state issued ID card (such as a drivers license). It does not have to be issued in Ohio.
  • Your COVID vaccine card if you are coming for an additional vaccine dose (2nd dose, booster, etc.). 
  • If you are a custodial care giver for a child or an adult, please bring your guardianship papers with you to the clinic. If you have questions regarding guardianship, please call the Nursing Division at 330-489-3322 option 1.

Vaccination Clinic Schedules

Canton City Public Health offers a youth COVID vaccination clinic at Canton City Public Health, 420 Market Ave North, Canton, OH  44702.

  • Pediatric Clinic for youth 5-11 years of age - Every Monday, 8:00 AM to 11:20 AM and 1:00 PM to 3:45 PM and 2nd Thursday of every month, 3:40 PM to 6:40 PM
  • Call the nursing division at 330-489-3322 option 1 to schedule an appointment. 

Canton City Public Health offers an adult COVID vaccination clinic at the former Nationwide Building,  1000 Market Ave North, Canton, OH  44702. (This is across the street from the Canton Memorial Auditorium)

  • Adult Clinic for 18 years of age and older - Every Wednesday, 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM. 
  • Please use the "Get the Shot" website to schedule your vaccination. We do offer walk-in opportunities on a limited basis. 

Get the Shot 

You can look for other providers of COVID vaccine at the Ohio Department of Health  “Get The Shot” website (https://gettheshot.coronavirus.ohio.gov/). The “Get the Shot” website will list other providers in Ohio that have vaccine available for you 

City of Canton residentsIf you cannot access the “Get the Shot” website and you are a resident in the City of Canton we can help you. Please call 330-489-3322 option 1 to schedule an appointment.


Update on Vaccination Schedules

  • We have plenty of appointment and walk-in vaccination opportunities.
  • Our adult public vaccination clinics will be posted on the “Get the Shot” website for scheduling appointments. Many of our clinics will allow "walk-ups" with no appointments needed. Information is on the Get the Shot site for the clinic.
  • Vaccination clinics for youth 5 - 11 years of age will be during our Childhood Immunization Clinics.  Call 330-489-3322 option 1 to schedule an appointment.
  • You may not be vaccinated if:
    • You are currently ill with COVID a previous
    • You have not fully recovered (no symptoms) from a previous COVID infection

COVID-19 Vaccine - Frequently Asked Questions 

Last Updated: 4/12/2022

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