May 27, 2021

Mayor Schag issues proclamation ending COVID-19 state of emergency effective May 28, 2021 at 12:01 am. For more information, click HERE.

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

April 23, 2021

Richland Public Health is collecting responses for the Richland County Black and Brown Community COVID-19 Needs Assessment. For more information, click HERE.

Vaccine Update – April 6, 2021

Because of reduced demand and increased vaccine providers, Shelby City Health Department will not conduct additional COVID-19 vaccine clinics. All scheduled second dose clinics will be completed as currently scheduled.

Vaccine appointments are available from a variety of providers in Richland County and the surrounding area. Use these links to find an appointment and schedule online or by phone.

Ohio Department of Health Online Vaccine Finder/Scheduling Tool:

Vaccine Finder website (nationwide search):

Mansfield/Richland County Mobile Clinic: A mass vaccination site will open at the Richland County Fairgrounds on Wednesday, April 7 and run through June 5.  Mobile clinics will also be offered on select dates at St. Paul Lutheran Church (Belleville) and Franklin Township Fire Station. For a complete list of dates, times, and locations click here:

Vaccine Update – January 26, 2021

SCHD is contacting individuals on the waiting list to schedule vaccine appointments for this week. Please be patient as vaccine availability continues to be limited. To be added to the waiting list, please contact our office at 419-342-5226. You can also contact other vaccine providers in Richland County or adjacent counties.

Richland County vaccine providers (list updated weekly):

Adjacent county vaccine providers:

If you receive your vaccination at SCHD, you will receive the Moderna vaccine.  This is a 2-dose vaccine with doses administered 28 days apart. You will receive information on the second dose at your initial appointment.

Vaccine Update – January 19, 2021

All of SCHD’s available vaccine appointments for this week have been booked. There are currently more than 600 people on the waiting list. We advise people to contact another vaccine provider in the county, such as OhioHealth, Avita, or the identified pharmacies for appointment availability. Contact information for all vaccine providers is available at this link:

How to Schedule a COVID-19 Vaccine Appointment

All vaccines will be given by appointment only. Supply is limited and changes every week. Appointments will only be scheduled for individuals qualified based on the phase of Ohio’s vaccination program.

Appointments will be scheduled beginning Tuesday, January 19 and offered weekdays from 12:00pm – 4:00pm.

To schedule an appointment at Shelby City Health Department, contact us by phone:

Phone: 419-342-5226

SCHD will be administering the Moderna vaccine. For more information and answers to common questions, view the factsheet below.

Updated 1/19/21

SCHD Moderna Vaccine Fact Sheet

To speed up your appointment, print this form and bring a completed copy to your vaccine appointment: COVID-19 vaccine form

Richland County Vaccine Providers

COVID-19 vaccines are available from multiple providers in Richland County. All vaccines are by appointment only. Availability is expected to be very limited. A complete list of vaccine providers is available here –> Richland Public Health Vaccine Registration

Updated 1/14/21

Richland County Vaccine Providers

The health department will begin vaccinating people identified in phase 1A on January 14. At this time, eligible recipients include:

  • healthcare workers
  • podiatrists
  • dentists
  • EMS responders
  • home healthcare workers
  • personnel who are routinely involved in the care of COVID-19 patients
  • workers who care for vulnerable individuals who live in close proximity/congregate care settings, such as residents and staff of nursing homes and assisted living facilities

Availability of vaccine is extremely limited. All vaccine is administered by appointment only. To schedule an appointment or add your name to the waiting list, contact the health department:

Phone: 419-342-5226

Current vaccine clinic availability: Thursday, January 14 and Friday, January 15

Additional clinics will be announced as doses are available. We will update the community when appointments are available for individuals identified in phase 1b and beyond.

To help shorten your vaccine appointment, please print the COVID-19 vaccine form and bring it to your appointment. Forms will also be available on site.

Updated 1/13/21

If you have questions regarding Coronavirus/COVID-19 please call the Ohio Department of Health hotline at 1-833-4-ASK-ODH (1-833-427-5634)

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Richland County Covid 19 pop up testing 8/22/2020

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