SRMC Offers Covid-19 Vaccine To Seniors 80+
 
(SALEM, OHIO) – January 15, 2021 –Salem Regional Medical Center (SRMC) will distribute 100 Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines to seniors 80 years of age and older by appointment only on Friday, January 22 from 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. The vaccine will be prioritized for these high-risk individuals, in accordance with Ohio Governor Mike DeWine’s phased approach to immunize those at the highest risk of exposure to the coronavirus.
 
How To Register: Because SRMC will only have a limited supply of the vaccines, all recipients must register in advance. Appointments will be granted to the first 100 eligible callers, who are 80 years old and over. No walk-in vaccinations will be administered at SRMC’s vaccine clinic on January 22.
 
Those interested in receiving the vaccine should call SRMC’s Human Resources Department at 330-332-7148, Monday- Friday from 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., to register for an appointment. Callers must provide their name, phone number and birthdate to register. There is no charge to receive the Covid-19 vaccination.

The Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine requires a second dose to be given approximately 21 days after the first dose. More information will be provided at the SRMC Vaccine Clinic about scheduling the second dose.

Where To Go: SRMC’s Vaccine Clinic will be located on the ground floor of the Hospital, which is located at 1995 East State Street in Salem. Those with scheduled appointments should enter the campus from East Pershing Street and park in the Surgery Center lot. Participants should then enter the building through the Surgery Center entrance and will be asked to provide a government-issued ID upon arrival.

Other Area Vaccine Locations
SRMC is a member of Columbiana County’s Vaccine Taskforce, which is providing several locations where eligible seniors can pre-register to receive their vaccine. To register or for more information about other area vaccine sites, contact the following vaccine providers: Columbiana County Health District, Community Action Agency of Columbiana County- East Liverpool, Community Action Agency of Columbiana County Health, Behavioral Health and Dental Centers- Lisbon, Community Action Agency of Columbiana County Health & Dental Center Melhorn- Salineville, Discount Drug Mart- Lisbon, East Liverpool City Health District, East Liverpool City Hospital, Giant Eagle Pharmacy- Calcutta, Giant Eagle Pharmacy- East Liverpool, Giant Eagle Pharmacy- Salem, Marc’s Pharmacy- Salem, Salem City Health District or Salem Regional Medical Center.

More vaccination clinics will be planned in the coming weeks as the Taskforce launches a phased approach for the vaccine roll-out in alignment with Ohio’s priority groups, who are at the highest risk of exposure.
 
 
Michael Santillo
Director of Marketing and Public Relations
Salem Regional Medical Center
1995 East State Street
Salem, Ohio 44460