Governor Tom Wolf’s administration announced Wednesday that every adult in Pennsylvania will qualify for COVID-19 vaccines starting April 19.
Today we're announcing a timeline for Pennsylvania's accelerated three-week vaccine rollout.— Governor Tom Wolf (@GovernorTomWolf) March 31, 2021
All Pennsylvanians will now be eligible for the COVID vaccine by April 19.
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Acting Health Secretary Alison Beam said the state is currently averaging about 83,000 vaccinations a day.
Starting today (March 31), law enforcement officers and firefighters, grocery employees, and food and farm workers are eligible for vaccine appointments.
Everyone in Phase 1B will be eligible on Monday, April 5 which includes:
- People in congregate settings not otherwise specified as long-term care facilities, and persons receiving home and community-based services
- First responders
- Correctional officers and other workers serving people in congregate care settings not included in Phase 1A
- Food and agricultural workers
- U.S. Postal Service workers
- Manufacturing workers
- Grocery store workers
- Education workers
- Clergy and other essential support for houses of worship
- Public transit workers
- Individuals caring for children or adults in early childhood and adult day programs
Phase 1C will be eligible April 12 and includes:
- Essential workers in these sectors:
- Transportation and logistics
- Water and wastewater
- Food service
- Housing construction
- Finance, including bank tellers
- Information technology
- Energy, including nuclear reactors
- Legal services
- Federal, state, county and local government workers, including county election workers, elected officials and members of the judiciary and their staff
- Public safety
- Public health workers
Everyone else can start making vaccine appointments on April 19.
For more information on how to get vaccinated click here.