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14 Regional Counties included in Positive Percentage Rate: Franklin, Butler, Warren, Clinton, Ripley, Dearborn, Hamilton, Clermont, Highland, Boone, Kenton, Campbell, Brown, Adams

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COVID-19 Leaders in Action: Christa Hyson MPH

What’s it like to be an emergency responder and public information officer during the worst pandemic in a century?

Safe Summer Travel: Tips for Staying Healthy and Compliant

Traveling during a pandemic requires us to pack a few more items that normal – but they are a necessary part of keeping you and your family safe.

As Health Orders are Removed, Local Hospitals Maintain Safety Measures

New information presented by CDC and other scientific sources will continue to be evaluated by our hospitals, and changes to these guidelines will be made when appropriate.

Letter to the Editor: From Greater Cincinnati Hospitals

Appreciation and thanks for the support and strength of the unsung heroes of this pandemic – our area nursing homes.

Get Out the Vax is Getting Out!

Get Out the Vax got a mention in the recent national Kaiser Health News roundup.

Regional Healthcare Heroes Recognized by Business Courier

The Cincinnati Business Courier has recognized the latest group of Healthcare Heroes in Greater Cincinnati, and our regional hospital steering committee is on the roster.

The Health Collaborative Awarded HHS Grant to Improve COVID-19 Vaccination Data

The funds will expand immunization information-sharing among healthcare organizations in the Cincinnati region through our Health Information Exchange (HIE).

COVID-19 Leaders in Action: Melba Moore, Cincinnati Health Commissioner

“My role is to have a voice at the table with other health commissioners to move forward; and with health systems to be a good steward of resources that we receive,” says Commissioner Moore.

FDA and CDC Recommend Pause for Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

“The CDC and FDA are acting in a very cautious manner,” said Tom Lamarre, MD, Medical Director for Infectious Diseases at The Christ Hospital Health Network. “These actions underscore the overall commitment to vaccine safety.”

[VIDEO] Get Out the Vax Kickoff 4/6/21

This past Tuesday saw the kickoff of Get Out the Vax weekends, taking place during the second and fourth weekends in April and May.

Region Launches “Get Out the Vax” Weekends

Get Out the Vax weekends will take place at Smale Riverfront Park during the second and fourth weekends in April and May, beginning Tuesday, April 6 at 10:30 a.m..

Mass Vaccination Site Opening at Wilmington Air Park

Kroger will administer approximately 3,000 vaccines at the site weekly.

[PHOTOS] Ohio Gov DeWine Visits Cincinnati-Area Vaccination Clinic for Older Adults

Gov. and First Lady DeWine joined the Ohio National Guard and Council on Aging.

COVID-19 Leaders in Action: Jenny Bailer, RN, MS – Health Commissioner, Butler County

“I look forward to seeing COVID in the rearview mirror and being able to return to addressing the social determinants of health that impact people so much,” Bailer shares.

Cincinnati Children’s Tackles Vaccine Hesitancy in Black Community

Whether it’s a personal connection or this new video, these community advocates are hoping to boost the number of minorities getting vaccinated.

COVID-19 Leaders in Action: Dani Zander, MD – UC Health and UCMC

Zander is a lung pathologist and cytopathologist, an educator, and a mentor. She’s also a key player in our region’s COVID-19 response.

COVID-19 FAQs in Multiple Languages | via Interact for Health

This FAQ page is designed to provide answers to your questions from trusted sources.

COVID-19 and the African-American Community

Leaders in the Black community share why they are motivated to get the COVID-19 vaccine.

COVID-19 Vaccinations and Senior Buildings

RC3 and Ohio Council on Aging partnered for this webinar on 2/12 – Congregate Care and Vaccine Distribution: Latest information

“I Got Vaccinated!” Editable Graphics

Download our “Tristate Strong: Getting to Zero” graphics in English or Spanish to add your photo and personal message, print, or post.

HAMILTON COUNTY BOE Provides Centralized Location for COVID Vaccination Clinics

In partnership with Hamilton County Public Health the main COVID-19 vaccine clinic will begin operation Friday January 22. Vaccination will be conducted at the Board of Election’s Early Vote Center at 2300 Wall Street in Norwood. Vaccines are available by appointment...

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Myths vs. Facts COVID-19 Vaccine

If We Rebuild, Will They Come Back?

What Doctors Wish Patients Knew about Life After Vaccination

What To Do When Employees Decline COVID-19 Vaccinations?

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What Vaccines Does Your Child Need?

Greater Cincinnati

How is your region doing?

Click HERE or image to view interactive regional vaccine tracker, courtesy of

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Community Voices

Everything You Need to Know about the COVID Vaccine…but Were Too Afraid to Ask

Easter Seals Serving Greater Cincinnati – a webinar with Dr. Nita Walker of UC Health

Emerging From the Pandemic:

Moving Forward as a Healthy Region

Thompson Hine – a webinar with Chris Powell, CEO Talmetrix, and Nathan Timm, Director Office of Emergency Management, Cincinnati Children’s


Healthcare Workers Answer Questions About the COVID-19 Vaccines


FDA and CDC Recommend Pause for J&J Vaccine

Get Out the Vax Local12

“Get Out the Vax” Program Expands to Include Weekends

Cincinnati business leaders emphasize importance of keeping employees safe during COVID-19 pandemic
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“Get Out the Vax” Campaign Launches with 80% Vaccination Goal by July 4

Masks On for Safety

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CEOs Collaborating on Curbing Coronavirus

CEO’S lead region with safety strategies.

While regional CEO’s are making this AN EXPECTATION, they want to underscore that these are new healthy habits and ways to do business. At the very base of it, it’s an act of kindness, act of respect and act of service. 

Frequent Hand Washing

Frequent hand washing, sanitizing, and COVID Testing are encouraged.

Wear a Mask In & Out

Wear a mask inside and outside if you can’t distance and if you are around people who are NOT in your immediate household.

Distance & Temperature
They are taking temperature checks and ensuring office spaces are adhering to 6 feet distance rule.

For more information on what business leaders are doing, and resources to help businesses stay safe:

Businesses: Join Others in the

#ThisisOurShot Campaign

Information for employers who want to join other businesses in the #ThisisOurShot campaign to help us #Getto80. Click for a toolkit of helpful information & resources to support CEOs, owners, & HR professionals in keeping employees healthy & safe.

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Our Awesome RC3 Partners

Special thanks to the RC3 partners that provide strategic direction and support.

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