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Summit County switching to lottery for COVID-19 vaccine scheduling – WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

Starting March 1, anyone registered and eligible to receive a COVID vaccine through Summit County Public Health will have their appointment scheduled by a new lottery…

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AKRON, Ohio (WJW)– Across the country and Ohio, eligible people are becoming increasingly frustrated as they try to get a COVID-19 vaccine. 
The demand is so overwhelming that one Northeast Ohio county health department is resorting to a lottery system to schedule vaccine appointments.
“We have a list of about 110,000 folks that we’re going to just randomly, use a random number generator and find, and just send an email out,” said Summit County Health Commissioner Donna Skoda.
Skoda said starting…

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