Help Stop the Spread
All Pennsylvania adults are eligible to be vaccinated. Adolescents ages 12-15 can received the Pfizer vaccine.
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Contact the Provider to Set Up Your Appointment
Contact the provider of your choice to set up your appointment.
Don't Forget Your Second Dose!
The Pfizer and Moderna vaccines are given in two doses, given a couple of weeks to a month apart. Your provider will give you a card to keep track of both of your vaccine doses. If you get the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, you will be protected with just one dose.
Practice Healthy Habits
Wash Your Hands
Washing your hands is one of the most important steps you can take in staying healthy. When you wash, make sure you:
Wet your hands with clean, running water (warm or cold), turn off the tap, and apply soap.
Lather your hands by rubbing them together with the soap. Lather the backs of your hands, between your fingers, and under your nails.
Scrub your hands for at least 20 seconds. Need a timer? Hum the "Happy Birthday" song from beginning to end twice.
Rinse your hands well under clean, running water.
Dry your hands using a clean towel or air dry them. Washing hands with soap and water is the best way to get rid of germs in most situations.
If soap and water are not readily available, you can use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60 percent alcohol.
Keep Your Physical Distance
It's important to keep a safe space between yourself and other people who are not from your household. To practice social or physical distancing, stay at least 6 feet from other people who are not from your household in both indoor and outdoor spaces. Avoid crowds and poorly ventilated indoor spaces.
Don't Touch Your Face
Avoid touching your face with unwashed hands. Germs are often spread when a person touches something that is contaminated with germs and then touches his or her eyes, nose, or mouth.
Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces — especially when someone is ill.
Download COVID Alert PA
Download COVID Alert PA
to your smartphone and opt-in to receive alerts if you have had a potential exposure to someone who tested positive for COVID-19.
Getting timely alerts can help you get advice on how to help yourself and protect others as well as determine when to get testing. It can help reduce your risk of unknowingly spreading the virus to your friends, family, and larger community.