Frequently Asked Questions regarding the COVID-19 vaccine answered by the Franklin County Department of Health

The following frequently asked questions were created by Franklin County Public Health in a series of press releases on December 9th, 2020December 15th, 2020December 30th, 2020, January 5th, 2021,  January 13th, 2021, January 29th, 2021, and February 16th, 2021.

What vaccines have been approved?

Where will the vaccine be distributed?

Who is eligible to be vaccinated now?

How do I sign up for vaccination?

I've been to the Eligibility tool and there are no appointments left at the sites I was directed to. What should I do?

I'm directed to sites that are many miles away. Do I have to travel to distant sites?

Is it true that those 65 or older can be vaccinated at their local pharmacy?

I am a senior, and I need transportation assistance to my COVID-19 vaccine site. What are my options?

How many doses will I need?

How much will it cost for me to be vaccinated?

How do the vaccines work?

How do I find out more about the COVID-19 vaccine distribution and safety?

What should I do while waiting to get vaccinated?