Getting a Vaccine

Easy, fast, free.

The vaccine is safe, effective and our most powerful tool in moving beyond this pandemic. Find options that fit your needs today.



COVID-19 vaccines (ages 5+) and booster doses are here. Find out if you're eligible for an additional or booster dose.

Schedule by Phone

Call 513-584-DOSE (3673), Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Appointments are required for all COVID-19 vaccinations at this time.

View Appointments on My UC Health (MyChart)

You may schedule a vaccine appointment for yourself or your child (ages 5+) by logging onto your My UC Health (MyChart) account and selecting the option to schedule an appointment under the “visits” section. Call 513-585-5353 for My UC Health assistance. Note: The law requires parents/guardians to have proxy access in order to view a child’s account in MyChart.

My UC Health

My UC Health, also known as MyChart, is a free, safe and secure online tool for UC Health patients that gives you direct access to your personal health information. In order to make your vaccination process easier, please familiarize yourself with logging in to your account. You can also download the mobile app for ease of check-in when it is time for your vaccine.

Available Vaccines

Benefits & Risks

Learn what to expect before, during, and after your COVID-19 vaccination for both the adenovirus vector (one-dose) and the mRNA (two-dose) versions of the vaccine.

One-Dose Vaccination
Two-Dose Vaccination

Questions About Getting Your Vaccine

We are committed to providing information about when you and your loved ones can get the COVID-19 vaccine.

All those ages 5* and older can receive a COVID-19 vaccine at UC Health.

Vaccine recipients do not have to be Ohio residents or established UC Health patients to schedule an appointment.

*The Pfizer vaccine is the only one authorized for individuals under 18. A parent or legal guardian must be present with a photo ID with a minor at their appointment to sign a consent form and be available for any possible adverse reactions.

Eligible individuals who have received either two doses of an mRNA vaccine or one dose of the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) COVID-19 vaccine, and whose immune systems are weakened due to certain medical conditions or therapies are eligible for an additional dose.

Visit the CDC website to view the specific criteria required to receive an additional or third COVID-19 vaccine.

Eligible individuals can now request a booster dose from a manufacturer that is different from their original COVID-19 vaccine manufacturer (based on availability). View details on the CDC website.

Yes. An appointment is required for all COVID-19 vaccines provided by UC Health. Follow the instructions below to schedule your vaccine appointment.

Option 1: Sign up through My UC Health (My Chart)

If you are eligible per the State of Ohio's distribution plan, you may be able to view current vaccine appointments by logging onto your My UC Health (MyChart) account and checking the visits section. If you need assistance with My UC Health, please call 513-585-5353. Note: The law requires parents/guardians to have proxy access in order to view a child’s account in MyChart.

For additional information about scheduling your vaccine appointment through My UC Health (MyChart), please watch our instructional video.

Option 2:  Call 513-584-DOSE

Call 513-584-DOSE (3673) Monday through Friday, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. to schedule an appointment.

If you are a current UC Health patient and have never logged in to My UC Health:

  1. Visit the My UC Health webpage. 

  2. If you have an activation code that you received at your last doctor’s appointment, click “activate your account.” 

  3. Then, enter your 10-digit activation code. 

  4. If you don’t have an activation code, click “sign up now”, complete the form and submit.

There will be no out-of-pocket cost for individuals who get the vaccine.

Before your visit, we recommend you log in to your My UC Health (MyChart) account and complete the required vaccine eCheck-in process so that you have less wait time on the day of your appointment.

If you have COVID-19 symptoms on the day of your appointment, please cancel through MyChart or by calling 513-584-DOSE.

Please bring a photo ID that includes your date of birth and your smartphone, if you have one.

If you are receiving a second dose, third dose or a booster dose, please bring your CDC vaccination card. If you have lost it, you may still attend your appointment.

Minors should come with a parent or legal guardian, who is required to sign written consent on their behalf.

In case of inclement weather, check the local news and UC Health social media channels for notices of any vaccine center closures. Call 513-584-DOSE if you have any questions.

Those who had appointments during a time when the UC Health COVID-19 Vaccination Center is closed will be offered another appointment at a later time or date (weather permitting). Call 513-584-DOSE (3676) between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. and select option 2 to reschedule your appointment.

If you received your vaccination(s) at UC Health, a copy of your COVID-19 vaccination card can be found in your My UC Health (MyChart) account. To view:

  • Select “visits.”
  • Find your most recent immunization visit.
  • Click “view after visit summary.”
  • Click “COVID-19 vaccine details.”

Proof of your COVID-19 vaccination(s) received at UC Health can also be found in MyChart in the “My Record” section under “COVID-19.”

You can also call 513-298-7750 or fax your request to 513-298-7765.