GAHANNA, Ohio – Need a COVID-19 vaccine for your shot at a million dollars? The Mifflin Township Division of Fire will hold a walk-in vaccination clinic from 1-4 p.m. this Thursday, May 20 at the Mifflin Township Hall, 155 Olde Ridenour Rd., across from the Gahanna Golf Course Clubhouse. Mifflin Township firefighters will provide the one-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine to residents 18 years and older. No registration is required. First come, first served.
Earlier this year month, Governor DeWine announced a series of statewide drawings to incentivize Ohioans to get their vaccine. Ohioans 18 and older will be entered into a drawing of up to $1 million, with five weekly drawings held. Read more here.
For residents with transportation challenges, Uber and Lyft are offering free rides to clinics. To learn more, visit the Lyft or Uber app on your phone or read more at WebMD.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, Franklin County has had more than 126,000 cases and over 1,400 deaths from COVID-19. Over the past several months, Mifflin Township Community Paramedic Kenny King, and other staff, participated in numerous vaccine clinics, assisting in vaccinating more than 600 residents per day, as well as supplementing staff at area hospitals.
Residents who wish to obtain information regarding the vaccine or to determine their eligibility should visit the Ohio Department of Health’s website.