Community Resources

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  • MCDL Locations ARE OUT OF COVID RAPID AT-HOME TEST KITS  (updated 1/18/22)
    All Library locations are currently out of COVID-19 tests kits. We are not sure when another shipment will arrive. Ohio is temporarily adjusting its allocation strategy to ensure schools receive an adequate supply. Shipments to community partners, including libraries and local health departments, are paused until inventory is replenished and the supply chain has been stabilized.
    Learn more:

    Americans can now order one set of 4 at-home tests from the federal government through Orders will ship in late January. USPS will only send one set of 4 tests to valid U.S. residential addresses. Direct link to order tests:

  • COVID-19 VACCINE CLINICS AT MCDL (updated 1/18/22)
    Monthly Walk-In vaccine clinics continue on Fridays through February at select MCDL locations.
    All clinics are 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm, administer all three vaccines, and are hosted by the Medina County Health Department. FDA approved booster shots are also available.
    Highland Library - Feb. 4, March 4, April 1
    Buckeye Library - Jan. 21, Feb. 18, March 18, April 15
    Lodi Library - Jan. 28, Feb. 25, March 25, April 22
    Appointments may still be made through the ArmorVax App but not required. Walk-in appointments are always available.
  • Medina County Health Department Covid-19 Vaccine Information –
    Qualifying citizens are encouraged to register for the vaccine at the Health Department with the ArmorVax app. Vaccine registration and COVID information available at
  • COVID RAPID AT-HOME TEST KITS  (updated 9/21/21)
    Test kits are only available by Curbside or Locker pickup and may be requested by calling your local branch.
    • Contact-free distribution will be arranged through curbside or Locker service.
    • Rapid tests are not returned to the library.
    • Patrons experiencing Covid-19 symptoms are NOT to enter the libraries.
    • Patrons are not permitted to host telemedicine sessions in the library.
  • Patrons must download the NAVICA app and schedule a live, virtual tele-med visit to complete the test and receive results.

    Test users must have the necessary technology to administer the test. This includes an Apple or Android phone/tablet, an email address, and internet connection. If you do not have any one of these requirements this may not be the test for you. Find testing centers in Medina County.

    The Abbot BinaxNOW Rapid Covid-19 Antigen At-Home Test Kit is provided in partnership with the Medina County Health Department and the Ohio Governor's Office. According to the Medina County Health Department, the tests are intended for people experiencing symptoms. Rapid tests are highly effective in diagnosing Covid-19 when symptoms are present. The tests are not recommended for people who do not have symptoms.

    Paper instructions will accompany each test. Covid-19 At-Home Test Instructions

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Senior Help

  • Medina County Office for Older Adults – facilitates help with meal delivery, grocery shopping, and supplying food staples for seniors. Visit their web site or call 330-723-9514.
  • Telephone and Computer Resources for Combating Loneliness and Social Isolation in Our Older Adults – Learn about ways to combat isolation with this helpful document.

Health Resources

Other Helpful Resources

  • JOGJobs for Ohio's Graduates – offers in-school and out of school training and subsidized work programs. They help with the skills to get you a job, and then help you secure work.
  • Ohio Means 330-723-9675 – provides a full range of free assistance to job seekers under one roof; offers classes, career counseling and coaching, job listings, and job matching services.
  • Unemployment HelpOhio Department of Job and Family Services – can help if you need information on filing a claim for unemployment, tips or frequently asked questions.
  • 211211 First Call for Help - Get help to locate food pantries, hot meals, temporary shelter and more in your service area. If you are looking for any social service or local agency for a person who may be in need of assistance, feel free to call 2-1-1 or 1-888-330-4211 for referrals or visit their site to chat online.
  • Feeding Medina County – look for information on pick up times and locations and contact them for how to get involved to help.
  • Community Action – Visit or call 330-723-2229 for information about their health, education, economic and transportation programs and services.

Community Partners

MCDL collaborates with a variety of partners to fulfill our mission. Below are some of the organizations MCDL has worked with during the past few years. If your non-profit group or organization is interested in partnering with us please contact Director Julianne Bedel at 330-722-6235, Ext. 2901.

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