Fifty-seven youngsters were scheduled this week for initial COVID-19 vaccinations at Pottsgrove High School. Collin Thompson of Sanatoga was first in its line. Pottsgrove schools and Giant pharmacies are planning other clinics too.
Free walk-in COVID-19 vaccination clinics are scheduled by Montgomery County Community College and Giant Pharmacy for Jan. 24 at the college's Blue Bell campus, and Jan. 26 at its Pottstown campus.
Response was prompt by families who wanted their children vaccinated against COVID-19; a Pottsgrove schools clinic quickly filled 400 openings. Good news: other local sites also offer children's shots.
Free COVID-19 vaccinations are being offered Thursday (today) from 3-7 p.m. at Pottstown Middle School, 600 N. Franklin St. Register online; appointments remain available.
There were plenty of state officials attending Friday as Montgomery County Community College held a COVID-19 immunization clinic in Pottstown. Its real stars, though, were those who received vaccines.
Federal statistics made available as of Aug. 1 show local nursing home workers have lower rates of COVID-19 vaccinations than the patients for whom they care. That may soon affect the facilities' revenues.
Vaccinations against the coronavirus are the best way to stop its spread and protect against illness, Tower Health officials repeated Wednesday. They urged all in need to make an vaccination appointment.
The president of the union whose locals represent teachers in a majority of western Montgomery County school districts said he believes the state plan to vaccinate all teachers by April is "do-able."