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How to schedule a COVID-19 vaccine, booster appointment in Pennsylvania

Getting Pennsylvanians vaccinated is an essential step in reducing the number of cases, hospitalizations, and deaths.
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HARRISBURG, Pa. — All Pennsylvanians age 5 and older are eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine

As of November 2, with parental consent, children ages 5 through 11 may now receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. Learn more about the pediatric vaccine.

Eligible for a booster? 

Based on CDC recommendation, a booster shot vaccine is available for certain adults who were fully vaccinated by Pfizer, Moderna, or Janssen.

Individuals who received Moderna or Pfizer vaccine are eligible to get a booster, if:

Individuals who received the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) vaccine are eligible to get a booster, if:

  • It's been at least two months since their initial dose.

Unsure if you're eligible for a booster? Use this map to understand the current guidelines.

Where can I get more information on scheduling to get the vaccine?

For more information or answers to your questions, visit the Pennsylvania Department of Health COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions site or call the Pennsylvania Department of Health hotline at 1-877-724-3258

You may also contact your doctor or the following health system hotlines for more information:

EVANGELICAL: (570) 522-4530  

GEISINGER: (570) 284-3657




¿Busca recursos sobre el COVID-19 en español? En el nuevo sitio sobre el COVID-19 de los National Institutes of Health (NIH) en español, encontrará información de salud confiable sobre pruebas, tratamientos, vacunas y ensayos clínicos: https://go.usa.gov/xsx8t.

Find vaccine providers in your area at https://www.vaccines.gov/

How many vaccinations have been administered so far?

The Pennsylvania Department of Health COVID-19 vaccine dashboard allows Pennsylvanians to see the breakdown of where and to who COVID-19 vaccines were given.