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Vaccine

What do you need to know about the vaccine?

Over the past month, many IRMC and community frontline health care workers received the COVID‑19 vaccine. This keeps IRMC as safe as possible, so that we can continue delivering great care to patients like you.

We understand that the unknown and waiting can be difficult, but we promise to keep you informed. Please know we are doing our part to protect our region's health care workers and will alert you when it's your turn to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

In the meantime, here's what you should know:

Does IRMC have the vaccine available for the community and how can I get scheduled?
At this time, IRMC does not have any COVID-19 vaccines available for the community. We will let the community know if and when this changes. We are following closely the guidance given to us by the PA Department of Health and CDC.

How will I find out if the vaccine becomes available at IRMC?
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How do I know what phase I am in?
Visit the PA Department of Health website.

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.

Is there a waiting list?
At this time, there is not a waiting list for the general public.

National news is reporting the vaccine is available to everyone in all phases, why doesn’t IRMC have it?
The COVID-19 vaccination roll out from the PA Department of Health is extremely dynamic and a rapidly evolving process. At this time, IRMC is only able to vaccinate healthcare professionals for COVID-19, per the guidelines set by the PA Department of Health.

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