A COVID-19 vaccine registration website unveiled by the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) is touted for streamlining the process of getting vaccinated against the coronavirus and knowing when it’s your turn to get the shots.
UPMC’s vaccination website allows people to register for the COVID-19 vaccine if you are in the eligible category. On Monday, February 22, 2021, Pennsylvanians who fall under the 1-A category are eligible for vaccinations. Register to be vaccinated here.
“As part of Pennsylvania’s phase 1a of the vaccination effort, we are currently vaccinating UPMC and non-UPMC health care workers, seniors who live in our skilled nursing facilities, and community members who are the most vulnerable to COVID-19,” UPMC said. “These community members include older adults and other high-risk populations including neighborhoods that have the highest burden of COVID-19 illness and limited access to medical care and services.”
Registering does not mean that you will immediately receive a vaccine. It places you on a waiting list, and UPMC will contact you to schedule an appointment once you are eligible.
“UPMC reiterates that vaccine supply from the state and federal government is still limited, and is encouraging the public to be patient,” KDKA reported.