GCRTA Community Immunity Bus is Concert Bound in July at WOW! Wednesdays

Jul 11, 2022

Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (GCRTA) Community Immunity Bus is Concert-Bound in July at WOW! Wade Oval Wednesdays

GCRTA in collaboration with the Cleveland Department of Public Health (CDPH), and University Circle Inc. (UCI), will provide free onsite COVID-19 vaccinations and booster shots at WOW! Wade Oval Wednesday concerts on July 13, 20 & 27, 2022.

Those interested in COVID-19 vaccination, may walk-up to the GCRTA Community Immunity Bus, which will be parked at 10820 East Blvd., Cleveland, Ohio 44106, from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM. CDPH medical staff will provide the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines to adults and children, ages 5 and up, at no charge while aboard the GCRTA Community Immunity Bus. Anyone younger than 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian to receive the vaccine. Optional pre-registration is available at gettheshot.coronavirus.ohio.gov or by calling 216-664-2222.
“The health and safety of the community are of the utmost importance to University Circle Inc.,” said Becky Voldrich, UCI Senior Director of Communications & Events. “We are glad to partner with GCRTA and CDPH to provide this valuable service to our guests at WOW! Wade Oval Wednesdays.”

“This collaboration is a prime example of how health and human services can thrive when married with mobility and public transit," said Natoya Walker Minor, GCRTA Deputy General Manager of External Affairs and Administration.  "We are excited to partner with UCI to bring this essential health resource to attendees and residents in the Community during WOW! Wade Oval Wednesday concerts in July.”

“Our continued recovery from COVID-19 rests with our adherence to proven public health strategies, including vaccination,” said CDPH Director Brian Kimball. “We hope concert attendees and residents will avail themselves of these convenient and no-cost opportunities to get vaccinated and boosted.” 

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.