Area Office on Aging Helps Seniors Get Vaccinated
Area Office on Aging is not a vaccine clinic, the
organization has been assisting the Toledo-Lucas County
Health Department, the Ohio Department of Aging and the
National Guard in getting older adults the vaccine. The
agency’s latest efforts have centered around getting the
most vulnerable older adults living in senior apartment
complexes the vaccine.
Department of Aging Regional Rapid Response Assistance
Program (R3AP) worked with the Area Office on Aging, Black
and White Transportation of Toledo, the Toledo-Lucas County
Health Department, and the Ohio National Guard to sponsor a
Vaccine Clinic in the Ohio’s senior community of Toledo on
the 10th of February.
week, the clinic set up operations at the Northgate Senior
Apartments to vaccinate 70 adults, at the UAW Local 12
headquarters for another 70 and at the Margaret Hunt Center
to vaccinate 175.
Office on Aging is thrilled to be able to help 300 older
adults with this important and potentially life-saving
help,” said Area Office on Aging President/CEO, Billie
Jordan Hickey of the Ohio National Guard and 16 soldiers
from the medical task force were deployed to the locations
as part of what has become regular duty for them.
older adults have been able to start receiving vaccines,
call volume has more than tripled due to calls about the
vaccine. The Area Office on Aging increased their staffing
capacity to be able to schedule these vaccine appointments.