COVID-19 vaccines, including all booster shots, are strongly recommended for our entire Kent State community but are no longer required. Being up to date on COVID-19 vaccines, including having all recommended booster shots, determines quarantine guidelines and can reduce risk of severe disease and hospitalization. 

Vaccines will continue to be available at the DeWeese Health Center on the Kent Campus and at numerous other locations throughout Northeast Ohio. Boosters are on hold until the new bivalent booster is available. Check back for updates as they relate to booster shots.



COVID-19 Vaccine Information




    Vaccine Access »

    University Health Services is offering COVID-19 Vaccines at the DeWeese Health Center on the Kent Campus. Vaccines also are available at a variety of locations statewide by registering through Ohio’s vaccine portal.


    Vaccine Boosters »

    Until Aug. 31, 2022, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration had approved COVID-19 vaccine booster shots for those who had received Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines, which included similar boosters. However, effective Aug. 31, 2022 the current mRNA vaccines for Pfizer and Moderna are no longer allowed to be administered as a booster dose. New recommendations are expected soon.


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