By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Allegheny County’s Department of Health vaccine registration page is now online.
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The health director Dr. Debra Bogen announced on Thursday that the website would be open to the public. People who want to register for vaccination clinics can click here.
This comes after the state sets a schedule that everyone will be eligible for the vaccine by April 19. Currently, Phase 1A individuals and law enforcement workers, firefighters, grocers, and food and agricultural workers are eligible.
Today we announce a schedule for the accelerated three-week vaccine rollout in Pennsylvania.
All Pennsylvanians will be able to get the COVID vaccine starting April 19th.
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– Governor Tom Wolf (@GovernorTomWolf) March 31, 2021
The county says people in Phase 1B can start scheduling appointments on April 5. People in Phase 1C can start planning on April 12th, and anyone can start planning on April 19th.
People who are not yet eligible can pre-register and will be notified when they’re eligible and vaccinations are available. Those who pre-register will be given a priority appointment for 48 hours before they are opened to the general public.
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The county says people who received their first dose from the health department will need their first dose appointment number from an email in order to receive their second. People who don’t have this email can call 211 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Friday for help with planning.