Get Vaccinated

The university encourages everyone who is eligible to get their COVID-19 vaccination. FAQs and additional information about the vaccine is available on the Wexner Medical Center website.

Vaccine Distribution at the Wexner Medical Center

Vaccine appointments can be scheduled via the Wexner Medical Center by logging into MyChart. Follow this step-by-step guideCheck back often as new appointments are added throughout the week.

Individuals who are not patients of the Wexner Medical Center or those who do not have a MyChart account can call 614-688-VAXX (8299) for assistance. More information, including vaccination sitesfrequently asked questions is available on the Wexner Medical Center website. If no appointments are available, sign up to be notified when additional appointment times are posted. Click on the “Get Notified” box and follow the instructions to enter your contact information.

Vaccine Clinic at Jesse Owens North Recreation Center

Vaccines for faculty, staff and students are available at Jesse Owens North, 2151 Neil Ave. This location also serves as a COVID-19 testing site.

Hours of operation:

  • Wednesday  - 8:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.  

  • Friday - 9:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.  

Book your appointment today. Walk-ins are welcome. Patients have a choice of Pfizer or Johnson & Johnson vaccines.

  1. Log in to your MyChart accountGo to the Appointments section and look for the “COVID-19 Vaccine” option. Don’t have a MyChart account? Sign up now.
  2. Call 614-688-8299 (VAXX), 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Privacy areas will be available upon request. If you’re getting vaccinated during your workday/work shift, please coordinate with your manager in advance. For questions, email

Same-Day Care clinics offering walk-in COVID-19 vaccines

Students, faculty, staff and community members can receive the COVID-19 vaccines at Wexner Medical Center Same-Day Care locations. Vaccines are available on a walk-in basis, or by scheduling in MyChart. Locations and hours are below.

Buckeye Vaccinate Tailgate rolls across Ohio

Ohio State and Kroger are teaming up to offer three vaccination tailgate events across Ohio on the following dates:

Monday, Aug. 2
6 to 8 p.m.
Kroger Marketplace
1155 N. 21st St., Newark, OH 43055

Tuesday, Aug. 5
6 to 8 p.m.
Piqua Kroger
1510 Covington Ave., Piqua, OH 45356

Friday, Aug. 6
6 to 8 p.m.
Lexington Avenue Kroger
1500 Lexington Ave., Mansfield, OH 44907
The vaccines are free, and no appointment is necessary – first come, first served. Meet up with Ohio State “celebrities,” including Brutus, and join Buckeyes across Ohio in tackling COVID-19. Read more.

Vaccine Distribution Sites around Ohio

Distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine in the State of Ohio is based on guidance from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Ohio Department of Health (ODH).

The COVID-19 vaccine is available at nearly 1,300 locations statewide and 110 locations in Franklin County including retail pharmacies, hospitals and public health departments.

The state has created an online tool to help Ohioans identify vaccine distribution sites in their communities. Additional information about the state’s vaccine distribution plan is available on the Ohio Department of Health website