Allegheny County Health Dept. to expand vaccine eligibility requirements starting Friday – WTAE Pittsburgh

IN THE LAST HOUR, ALLEGHENY COUNTY HEALTH OFFICIALS GIVING THEIR WEKLY BRIEFING ON THE PANDEMIC. ALLEGHENY COUNTY EXPANDING WHO CAN GET VACCINATED. JANELLE: THE COUNTY TODAY THAT 150,000 OF OUR NEIGHBORS ARE FULLY VACCINATED AND HOSPITALIZATIONS

Allegheny County Health Dept. to broaden vaccine eligibility requirements starting Friday
Beginning Friday, the health department will include individuals ages 50-64 who satisfy the Pennsylvania 1A requirements.

Upgraded: 10:43 PM EDT Mar 17, 2021

The Allegheny County Health Department is expanding COVID-19 vaccine eligibility requirements starting Friday. Starting Friday, the health department will include individuals ages 50-64 who fulfill the Pennsylvania 1A requirements.
Conditions that certify someone for 1A include cancer, persistent kidney illness, COPD, down syndrome, heart disease, immunocompromise, weight problems, pregnancy, sickle cell illness, type 2 diabetes and smoking.Click here to read the most current info about the health departments vaccine clinics. The statement was made during the countys weekly coronavirus news rundown on Wednesday. During the news instruction, Health Department Director Dr. Debra Bogen stated she is concerned about a possible spring rise in cases, particularly with the COVID-19 versions. Bogen said that implies someone can spread out the virus to more individuals than with the main hair. She also said she is seeing more cases connected to group occasions and shes expecting when some constraints will be loosened in Pennsylvania on April 4.
The county announced Wednesday that 150,000 citizens in the county are fully vaccinated and hospitalizations and deaths continue to decline.
Enjoy a replay of Allegheny Countys coronavirus instruction in the video player above.

The Allegheny County Health Department is expanding COVID-19 vaccine eligibility requirements starting Friday. The county announced Wednesday that 150,000 citizens in the county are fully vaccinated and hospitalizations and deaths continue to decrease.

IN THE LAST HOUR, ALLEGHENY COUNTY HEALTH OFFICIALS GIVING THEIR WEKLY BRIEFING ON THE PANDEMIC. ALLEGHENY COUNTY EXPANDING WHO CAN GET VACCINATED. JANELLE: THE COUNTY TODAY THAT 150,000 OF OUR NEIGHBORS ARE FULLY VACCINATED AND HOSPITALIZATIONS

The Allegheny County Health Department is broadening COVID-19 vaccine eligibility requirements starting Friday. Beginning Friday, the health department will add individuals ages 50-64 who satisfy the Pennsylvania 1A requirements. Conditions that certify somebody for 1A include cancer, chronic kidney illness, COPD, down syndrome, heart conditions, immunocompromise, obesity, pregnancy, sickle cell disease, type 2 diabetes and smoking.Click here to read the most recent info about the health departments vaccine clinics. The statement was made throughout the countys weekly coronavirus news briefing on Wednesday. Throughout the news rundown, Health Department Director Dr. Debra Bogen stated she is worried about a possible spring surge in cases, particularly with the COVID-19 variations. Bogen stated that implies one person can spread out the infection to more people than with the main hair. She likewise stated she is seeing more cases connected to group occasions and shes expecting when some limitations will be loosened up in Pennsylvania on April 4. The county revealed Wednesday that 150,000 residents in the county are totally immunized and hospitalizations and deaths continue to decline. View a replay of Allegheny Countys coronavirus briefing in the video gamer above.