Be Prepared! Cleveland Public Library wants to help you combat COVID-19, also known as the Coronavirus. As information about the coronavirus in Cuyahoga County begins to circulate, The Library wants to help you find the most up-to-date and accurate information.
Community Immunity Bus Tour Stops at Cleveland Public Library
In partnership with the Cleveland Department of Public Health (CDPH) and the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (GCRTA), the RTA Community Immunity Bus Tour will stop at select neighborhood branch libraries starting July 19 through November 3. Medical staff will provide free Pfizer and Moderna vaccines to adults and children, ages five and up. Anyone younger than 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian to receive the vaccine.
Immunity Bus Schedule
|Carnegie West Branch||July 19, August 23, September 27 & November 3||10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.|
|Martin L. King, Jr. Branch||July 28, September 8 & October 6||12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.|
|Rice Branch||August 1, September 12 & October 10||10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.|
|Memorial-Nottingham Branch||August 11, September 15 & October 20||11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.|
|Rockport Branch||August 18, September 22 & October 27||1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.|
What is COVID-19? What’s fact? What’s fiction? What’s a conspiracy? World Health Organization is a helpful source of information about the virus’ worldwide impact, frequently asked questions, and what to do about travel.
What’s happening in the U.S.? The Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) website has facts, including the number of cases in the U.S., and where we are with testing. The CDC also has information about prevention, coronavirus symptoms, what you should do if you’re sick, and more.
Stay on top of the latest around Cleveland and the State of Ohio.
The Ohio Department of Health can help connect you with the latest news related to the coronavirus in Ohio and the nearest Health Department.
The Cuyahoga County Board’s website has provided the best practices to reduce the risk of exposure.
What’s going on with Cleveland? Check the City’s Department of Public Health‘s website.
Rapid COVID-19 Testing
If you think that you or your loved ones might have COVID, you can access fast and free rapid COVID test kits. The Ohio Department of Health has local health departments, public libraries, and community health centers with testing kits to use in the convenience of your own home.
You can pick up your free kit at the Library’s drive-up window, located at the rear of Main Library’s Louis Stokes Wing of Main Library, 525 Superior Avenue.
Cuyahoga County residents can call United Way’s 211 HelpLink to access information about the COVID-19 vaccine, including eligibility details and places to obtain inoculations.
- Cuyahoga County
COVID-19 vaccine distribution has begun in Cuyahoga County. Check back often for more information about the vaccine rollout.
- Cuyahoga County Board of Health
- Ohio Department of Health
Are you concerned about the COVID-19 vaccine, or just looking for clear information to educate yourself? Separate fact from fiction and explore the Ohio Department of Health’s Myths vs. Facts COVID-19 Vaccine.