YOUNGSTOWN — During his Tuesday briefing, Gov. Mike DeWine instructed local health departments to host press conferences notifying the media and the public of their plans to distribute the COVID-19 vaccine as the state starts to vaccinate older Ohioans in Phase 1B.
According to a release, Columbiana County Health District will host a news conference today at 4 p.m. at the Columbiana County Vaccination Complex, which is located on the county fairgrounds along Lee Avenue.
Officials expect to offer "an update on the current COVID-19 situation in Columbiana County," reads the release, which presumably includes information about the local, phased rollout of the coronavirus vaccine.
Mahoning County Public Health will host a virtual news conference today at 1 p.m. to announce the scheduling process for Phase 1B vaccinations, according to a release.
Trumbull County Combined Health District has not announced plans for a press conference on vaccine distribution.
Mahoning Matters will update this story as new information becomes available.