PLYMC and Youngstown City Health District to Offer Free COVID-19 Vaccinations


The Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County (PLYMC) is partnering with the Youngstown City Health District to provide free COVID-19 vaccines and boosters at select PLYMC branches. Flu shots will also be available. Those receiving their first COVID-19 shot will receive a $100 gift card provided by the Youngstown City Health District and Medicaid.

Starting Tuesday, October 5, eligible Valley residents can receive a COVID-19 vaccine (Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson), COVID-19 booster shot (Pfizer only), and/or annual flu shot at the following PLYMC branches:

  • Tuesday, October 5: Main Library | 305 Wick Ave. | 11:30 a.m.-6:15 p.m. 
  • Tuesday, October 12: East Library | 430 Early Rd. | 11:30 a.m.-6:15 p.m.  
  • Tuesday, October 19: Newport Library | 3730 Market St. | 11:30 a.m.-6:15 p.m. 
  • Tuesday, October 26: Michael Kusalaba | 2815 Mahoning Ave. | 11:30 a.m.-6:15 p.m.  
  • Tuesday, November 2: Brownlee Woods | 4010 Sheridan Rd. | 11:30 a.m. – 6:15 p.m.  

Appointments are not required for COVID-19 vaccinations and flu shots, but appointments for a COVID-19 booster shot are required and can be made by visiting the Youngstown City Health District website: For the COVID-19 vaccines requiring a second dose at a later date, appointments will be scheduled and provided by the Youngstown City Health District. 

Please bring a photo ID and proof of insurance if applicable, however, insurance is not required. Flu shots are $25 without proof of insurance. Masks or face coverings are required for those attending the vaccination clinics at the Library 

For medical or health questions, please call 330-502-4276 to speak with an expert from the Youngstown City Health District.  

For those needing a ride, please call 330-716-2684 to arrange transportation.  

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