May 11, 2022

Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (GCRTA) Community Immunity Bus Adds Opportunity to get Vaccinated and Boosted to May 13 and 14 Cleveland Events

Cleveland, OH - GCRTA will collaborate with the Cleveland Department of Public Health (CDPH) to provide free onsite COVID-19 vaccinations and booster shots at the Euclid Hunger Center Pop-Up Pantry on Friday, May 13, 2022, 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM and the Cleveland Metropolitan School District’s 23rd Annual Rock Your World with Steam event on Saturday, May 14, 2022, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

On Friday, May 13th, The GCRTA Community Immunity Bus will be stationed in the parking lot at 15900 Lakeshore Ave., Cleveland, OH 44110, for the Euclid Hunger Center Pop-Up Pantry. 

On Saturday, May 14th, Cleveland Metropolitan School District’s 23rd Annual Rock Your World with Steam event will take place on the grounds of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Museum and Great Lakes Science Center. The GCRTA Community Immunity Bus will be parked in front of the Great Lakes Science Center, 601 Erieside Ave., Cleveland, OH 44114.

"Having the GCRTA Community Immunity Bus at events such as the Euclid Hunger Center Pop-Up Pantry and CMSD annual Rock Your World with Steam event provides a safe and convenient option for those seeking to get vaccinated and boosted,” said Natoya Walker Minor, Deputy General Manager of External Affairs and Administration. “We are excited to continue these joint ventures to make vaccination accessible to anyone who seeks it.” 
CDPH medical staff will provide the Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines to adults and children, ages 5 and up, at no charge aboard the GCRTA Community Immunity Bus. Anyone younger than 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian in order to receive the vaccine. Optional pre-registration is available at gettheshot.coronavirus.ohio.gov or by calling 216-664-2222. 

“We are hopeful that event attendees will take advantage of the opportunity to get vaccinated and boosted,” said CDPH Director Brian Kimball. “Our continued recovery rests with our adherence to proven public health strategies, including vaccination.” 

The GCRTA Community Immunity Bus is made possible by ODOT funding in effort to make the COVID-19 vaccine accessible to multiple communities in the greater Cleveland area.