Vaccinations for Phase 1B eligible employees (all LVC employees) will be available beginning April 5. Additional information and vaccination providers can be found at COVID-19 Vaccine (pa.gov). Please let the College know you’ve been vaccinated here, once completed.
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Pennsylvania is in Phase 1A of eligibility to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Here are some of the people eligible to receive the vaccine in Phase 1A. Visit pa.gov to see the complete list:
Healthcare personnel including, but not limited to:
*Emergency medical service personnel
*Health professions students and trainees
*Direct support professionals
*Clinical personnel in school settings or correctional facilities
*Contractual HCP not directly employed by the healthcare facility
*Persons not directly involved in patient care but potentially exposed to infectious material that can transmit disease among or from healthcare personnel and patients
*Persons ages 65 and older
*Persons ages 16-64 with high-risk conditions:
*Chronic kidney disease
*Heart conditions, such as heart failure, coronary artery disease, or cardiomyopathies
*Immunocompromised state (weakened immune system) from solid organ transplant or from blood or bone marrow transplant, immune deficiencies, HIV, use of corticosteroids, or use of other immune weakening medicines
*Obesity (body mass index [BMI] of 30 kg/m2 or higher but < 40 kg/m2)
*Severe Obesity (BMI > 40kg/m2)
*Sickle cell disease
*Type 2 diabetes mellitus
Visit here to start the process. Check back regularly as eligibility regularly changes, especially as additional vaccines become available.
Use this guide to see if you are currently eligible for a COVID vaccine and to find out how to get one.
Step 1: Check to see if you are eligible (Your Turn Questionnaire)
Step 2: Find a vaccine provider (Pennsylvania Map)—there are several hundred locations listed as possible sources as of Feb. 9. However, spots fill quickly so be diligent and check daily.
Step 4: Be Sure to Get Both Doses
If you have questions about the vaccination process in Pennsylvania, Please call the Pennsylvania Department of Health hotline at 1-877-724-3258 if you have questions regarding the vaccination process.