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COVID-19 Vaccine

IRMC is now administering the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine to anyone age 5 and above, including booster vaccines and pediatric vaccines.

Although being scheduled is not required to receive the vaccine at the KCAC, being scheduled helps IRMC provide our patients with a better experience. Please consider scheduling below.

Upcoming pediatric vaccine clinics at the Kovalchick Convention & Athletic Complex

Tuesday, December 14: 1 PM – 6 PM
Thursday, December 16: 1 PM – 6 PM


Here's what you should know:

  • At this time, additional (3rd) immunization of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine is recommended for any and all individuals who have completed their primary series of Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at least six months ago and (1) who are 65 years or older; (2) who are 18 years or older and are residents in long term care settings; (3) who are 18 years or older with underlying medical conditions as described in CDC clinical guidance and in accordance with the CDCs recommendation; or (4) who are 18 years or older with increased risk of getting COVID-19 disease due to occupational or institutional exposure, such as frontline essential workers and healthcare workers as described in and in accordance with CDC’s recommendation.
  • The use of each of the available COVID-19 vaccines as a heterologous (or “mix and match”) booster dose in eligible individuals following completion of primary vaccination with a different available COVID-19 vaccine.
  • The vaccine is free, however, if you have health insurance, your insurance company may be billed an administration fee. There is no out of pocket cost and the vaccine is provided regardless of health insurance coverage.
  • Anyone between ages 5-17 must have signed consent from parent/guardian (for first or second dose).
  • Please bring your immunization card to your appointment.
  • Free parking is available in the Stadium South lot on IUP campus. Drive through option available for handicap patients on the Wayne Avenue side of the KCAC.


Where can I find more information about the vaccine (like symptoms, side effects, travel, etc.)?
Information about the vaccine can be found on the CDC website.

I recently had COVID-19, what should I know?
Here are answers to commonly asked questions about COVID-19 vaccination. CDC also has information for busting common vaccine myths. It is recommended that you wait 90 days to receive the vaccine. Please consult with your physician.

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