Great news for Ohio Medicaid members: It's now easier than ever to get your COVID-19 vaccination!
All Ohio Medicaid and MyCare members 5+* who receive their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine between now and June 30, 2022 will receive a $100 gift card!
For more information about how to receive your $100 gift card, please call member services at your health plan. You can find the number on the back of your healthcare member ID card.
Special message for teens!
Did you know that large gatherings, like prom, have become super-spreader events for COVID-19? Don’t let COVID-19 ruin your future plans like prom, graduation, family gatherings and summer fun.
Who can get vaccinated?
Now more family members can get vaccinated! Those 5 and older are eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine.
Join the 6.41 million Ohioans who have already been vaccinated against COVID-19!
Hear from Medicaid members why they chose to protect themselves and their loved ones. The COVID-19 vaccine is your best defense!
Why get vaccinated?
- Vaccines are safe and effective
- Vaccines can prevent serious illness and complications from COVID-19
- COVID-19 ranks as one of the top 10 causes of death for children 5-11
- If you stay up-to-date on your COVID-19 vaccine including getting a booster, you can resume many activities you used to enjoy
- Together, we can stop the spread of this virus
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What should you bring to your vaccination?
When you go to get your COVID-19 vaccine, make sure you bring an acceptable form of identification with you to verify your identity, name, and age. You do not need to show proof of citizenship or residency status. Your identification will still be accepted if it is expired or from another state or country.
How can you get to your vaccination?
Free Rides to Get Vaccinated!
Medicaid and MyCare members can call their health plan two days in advance to schedule free round-trip transportation to get their COVID-19 vaccination. Click on your managed care plan’s logo below for more information.
*Children under age 18 who are not emancipated must have parental or legal guardian consent for any vaccine. A parent or legal guardian generally should accompany the minor to receive the vaccine, unless the administration of the vaccine occurs in a physician’s office, school-based or school-associated clinic setting or similar setting.