Allegheny County Health Department to open more COVID-19 vaccine appointments for age 65 and above – WTAE Pittsburgh

Allegheny County Health Department to open more COVID-19 vaccine appointments for age 65 and above
Registration for very first doses of the Pfizer vaccine will be offered start at 9 a.m. Friday by calling 211, or online through Allegheny Alerts.

Updated: 4:12 PM EST Feb 25, 2021

Allegheny County Health Department to open more COVID-19 vaccine consultations for age 65 and above
Registration for first dosages of the Pfizer vaccine will be offered start at 9 a.m. Friday by calling 211, or online through Allegheny Alerts.

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> > WE SPOKE TO A DOCTOR ABOUT WHY THE VACCINE IS AFFECTING CERTAIN PEOPLE AT CERTAIN TIMES. > > NO PROBLEMS AFTER THE SHOCK. > > DOCTORS SAY THAT IS TYPICAL FOR PEOPLE LIKE THE MEYERS WHO NEVER HAD COVID-19- BUT IF YOU DID.

Updated: 4:12 PM EST Feb 25, 2021

A restricted number of first-dose consultations for COVID-19 vaccine at the Allegheny County Health Department clinic in Castle Shannon will be readily available starting Friday morning.Related video above: Pittsburgh physician addresses concerns about vaccine side effectsAppointments will be available only for individuals age 65 and above to receive the Pfizer vaccine the week of March 1. Anybody who shows up without a consultation, or who is not 65 or older, will be turned away.It is anticipated that visits will fill quickly, and 211 callers must expect long wait times.The vaccine clinic is located at the Castle Shannon VFD at 3600 Library Road.Second doses of the Moderna vaccine are being scheduled for people who got their first doses at the countys Monroeville center in between Feb. 1 and Feb. 4 and are due for their second doses in between March 1 and March 4.

PITTSBURGH– A minimal number of first-dose consultations for COVID-19 vaccine at the Allegheny County Health Department center in Castle Shannon will be available beginning Friday morning.Related video above: Pittsburgh physician addresses questions about vaccine negative effects
Consultations will be offered just for individuals age 65 and above to get the Pfizer vaccine the week of March 1. Hyperlinks for visits will be readily available at 9 a.m. Friday through Allegheny Alerts and published soon after on the vaccine page of the Health Departments site, the county said.Phone visits for people who do not have web access will be available by calling 211 beginning at 9 a.m. Friday.Appointments are needed. There will be no on-site registration or walk-up consultations. Anyone who appears without an appointment, or who is not 65 or older, will be turned away.It is anticipated that appointments will fill rapidly, and 211 callers need to anticipate long haul times.The vaccine clinic lies at the Castle Shannon VFD at 3600 Library Road.Second doses of the Moderna vaccine are being arranged for individuals who got their first doses at the countys Monroeville clinic between Feb. 1 and Feb. 4 and are due for their 2nd dosages between March 1 and March 4. E-mails with registration links will be sent out to those clients.

> > WE SPOKE TO A DOCTOR ABOUT WHY THE VACCINE IS AFFECTING CERTAIN PEOPLE AT CERTAIN TIMES. > > DOCTORS SAY THAT IS TYPICAL FOR PEOPLE LIKE THE MEYERS WHO NEVER HAD COVID-19- BUT IF YOU DID. A minimal number of first-dose visits for COVID-19 vaccine at the Allegheny County Health Department clinic in Castle Shannon will be readily available starting Friday morning.Related video above: Pittsburgh medical professional addresses questions about vaccine side effectsAppointments will be available just for people age 65 and above to receive the Pfizer vaccine the week of March 1. Anybody who shows up without a consultation, or who is not 65 or older, will be turned away.It is anticipated that consultations will fill rapidly, and 211 callers must anticipate long wait times.The vaccine center is situated at the Castle Shannon VFD at 3600 Library Road.Second dosages of the Moderna vaccine are being scheduled for individuals who got their very first dosages at the countys Monroeville center in between Feb. 1 and Feb. 4 and are due for their 2nd dosages between March 1 and March 4. Anyone who shows up without a consultation, or who is not 65 or older, will be turned away.It is anticipated that appointments will fill rapidly, and 211 callers must expect long wait times.The vaccine center is located at the Castle Shannon VFD at 3600 Library Road.Second doses of the Moderna vaccine are being scheduled for individuals who got their very first dosages at the countys Monroeville clinic in between Feb. 1 and Feb. 4 and are due for their 2nd doses between March 1 and March 4.

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