Attention: Phase 1a Vaccination Group Final Sweep
Richland, Bedford and Hyndman Family Health Centers are conducting a final sweep offering the COVID-19 Vaccine to all individual that fall into the Phase 1a group.
CEO, William Kurtycz states, “I want to do our due diligence in offering the vaccine to the Phase 1a group. It is imperative we close out Phase 1a, so that we can move to phase 1b in an expedited fashion. We are here for the community and want to vaccinate as many citizens as possible, however there is a process we must follow with the progression of the Phases”.
Please check what Phase Pennsylvania is currently in at https://www.health.pa.gov/topics/disease/coronavirus/Pages/Vaccine.aspx prior to calling the center, as we are only scheduling for the current allowed groups.
Phase 1A is the first vaccine distribution step. The vaccine is currently being distributed 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 health care facility
Persons not directly involved in patient care but potentially exposed to infectious material that can transmit disease among or from health care 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 less than 40 kg/m2)
Severe Obesity (BMI greater than or equal 40 kg/m2)
Sickle cell disease
Type 2 diabetes mellitus
Schedule a Vaccination
Once your inquiry for the Covid-19 vaccination is received, you will get a call when a vaccination becomes available. We ask for your patience throughout this process.
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