Ohioans 50+, these with Sort 2 diabetes eligible to obtain COVID-19 vaccine Thursday

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Phase 1D and Phase 2B begin on Thursday.

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced Monday the next groups eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine and when to get their shots.

Phase 1D and Phase 2B begin on Thursday.

Ohioans with type 2 diabetes and those with end-stage kidney disease are in Phase 1D.

Phase 2B includes people aged 50 and over.

Currently, anyone aged 60 and over can get the vaccine, along with residents and employees of long-term care facilities, frontline medical caregivers, school workers, and people with serious congenital conditions such as cystic fibrosis, muscular dystrophy, or cerebral palsy.

In addition, anyone living with type 1 diabetes, anyone who is pregnant, recipients of bone marrow transplants, and people living with ALS can be vaccinated.

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Start Thursday, March 11th: Phase 2B
➑ All Ohioans 50+ pic.twitter.com/Pv0JEOyKnf

– Governor Mike DeWine (@GovMikeDeWine) March 8, 2021