Mass vaccination clinic begins at the Wolstein Center; parking options released

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CLEVELAND (WJW) — Street parking is going to be scarce around the Cleveland State University Wolstein Center now that the mass COVID-19 vaccination site has officially opened.

The following map lays out (in yellow) where people can park for free, however, the city highly recommends taking RTA to travel to the Wolstein Center.

City of Cleveland map

The city laid out the following street restrictions in a press release:

  • E. 18th: No parking on both sides of the street from Carnegie to Euclid
  • E. 19th: No parking on both sides of the Street from Carnegie to the Central Ave. Extension
  • E. 21st: No parking on both sides of the street from Carnegie to Euclid
  • Carnegie Avenue: No parking on both sides of the street from E. 18th  to E. 21st
  • Prospect Avenue: No parking on both sides of the street from E. 18th to E. 21st
  • Central Avenue: No parking on both sides of the street from E. 18th to E. 19th

The event is set to last for six to eight weeks daily from 6 a.m. until 10 p.m.

The city said there are no planned road closures at this time.

 Appointments opened this week for the mass vaccination clinic.

Courtesy: Ohio Department of Health

The next round of appointments will be for March 24 through March 30.

Over the course of that eight weeks, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine says 210,000 Ohio residents will be vaccinated.

On Tuesday, Governor DeWine announced over the next few weeks Ohio will be expanding COVID-19 vaccine appointments.

Starting Friday, Phase IE will open to those people with additional health conditions which include:

  • Cancer
  • Chronic Kidney disease
  • COPD
  • Heart Disease
  • Obesity

Phase 2C will also begin Friday. That includes people ages 40 and up.

On March 29, everyone 16 and up in the Buckeye State will be eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

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