Cancer Services

COVID-19 Vaccine Information for People with Cancer

Based on guidance from state and federal officials, COVID-19 vaccine is being given using a phased approach. The first phase gives the vaccine to health care workers and residents of long-term care facilities. The next phases are based on people’s age, their medical conditions and/or their job. Details about Ohio’s vaccine program are on the Ohio Department of Health’s website.

We think that people with cancer will be among the early groups to get the vaccine, but we don’t know when that will be. At this time, vaccine supplies are limited.

We are waiting on updates from the state of Ohio about when we will get vaccine doses for patients. Your UH Seidman Cancer Center care team can give you more details when we have them, and you can check the University Hospitals website for updates.