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COVID-19 Information & Updates

Thanks to the Bucks County Immunization Coalition and Montgomery County Immunization Coalition for providing all of us with information to stay as informed and healthy as possible!

Bucks County COVID-19 Vaccine Info: Website & Resources

  • The County’s vaccination sites offer the Pfizer vaccine to everyone age 12 and older; the Pfizer, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson vaccines are available at all County locations for individuals age 18+. Individuals can schedule an appointment through https://trackmyvaccine.com/register. Walk-ins are available at both locations (Warwick Square and Neshaminy Mall).
  • View the COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Location Flyers: Central Bucks | Lower Bucks | Upper Bucks
  • View the Bucks County COVID-19 vaccine flyers: Spanish, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, and Russian
  • Need a ride to your vaccination appointment? Bucks County Transport will provide round trip transportation to Bucks County residents for vaccination appointments in Bucks County. Rides are available from Monday – Friday from 6 AM to 6 PM. Call Bucks County Transport at 888-795-0740 (M-F 8 AM to 4 PM) at least two days in advance of your vaccination appointment. Riders aged 65 and over will be required to register for Bucks County Transport’s Shared Ride Program to receive a free ride. Applications can be found on Bucks County Transport’s website or by calling 888-795-0740.

Montgomery County COVID-19 Vaccine Info: Website & Resources

CDC News and Updates

  • FDA has granted full approval for Pfizer-BioNTech (COMIRNATY) COVID-19 vaccine for individuals 16 years of age and older. The vaccine continues to be available under emergency use authorization (EUA) for individuals 12 through 15 years of age and for the administration of a third dose in certain immunocompromised individuals.
  • Vaccination is recommended for pregnant people.

Vaccines.Gov. All Pennsylvanians age 12 and older are eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. The PA Department of Health uses vaccines.gov as the mapping source to help individuals find a location where they can get vaccinated. Click here for PA Department of Health information and resources.

Resources Shared through the Bucks County Immunization Coalition. Thank you, BCIC!

With students headed back to school, and young adults’ vaccination rates lagging those of older people, reaching these groups is vital to the effort to defeat COVID-19 in the U.S. The HHS We Can Do This campaign is an initiative to increase confidence in COVID-19 vaccines and reinforce basic prevention measures. Here are some resources to reach students, teens, parents, and young adults: Back to School ToolkitHigh School Students ToolkitCollege Student Toolkit  | Historically Black Colleges and Universities Toolkit 

Resources Shared through the Montgomery County Immunization Coalition. Thank you, MCIC!

AmVAXadors help distribute accurate and timely COVID-19 vaccine information by sharing social content, informational flyers, videos, and updates with friends, family, neighbors, peer, and social networks. Individuals who are passionate about people in their community getting the COVID-19 vaccine and willing to share COVID-19 vaccine information from credible sources are invited to become an AmVAXador! Learn more from the 6/29/21 training and materials and visit the AmVAXador website. Click here for the social media toolkit in Spanish! You can request to become an AmVAXador here by completing this form.

CDC Interim Public Health Recommendations for Fully Vaccinated People. Review the public health recommendations for fully vaccinated people. This guidance continues to be updated and expanded based on the level of community spread of SARS-CoV-2, the proportion of the population that is fully vaccinated, and the rapidly evolving science on COVID-19 vaccines. Last updated Aug. 19, 2021.

Montgomery County COVID-19 Vaccine Town Hall Recordings. Montgomery County, PA continues to host virtual COVID-19 Town Halls to answer questions and concerns about the vaccine. This playlist is a compilation of all vaccine town halls held to date. There is no cost to attend any of these events and registration is open to all. To check the calendar for upcoming events, visit www.montcopa.org/Calendar.

The Conversation: Between Us, About Us is a campaign to provide Black and Latinx communities with credible information about COVID-19 vaccines. #BetweenUsAboutUs

The KFF COVID-19 Vaccine Monitor is an ongoing research project tracking the public’s attitudes and experiences with COVID-19 vaccinations. Using a combination of surveys and qualitative research, this project tracks the dynamic nature of public opinion as vaccine development and distribution unfold, including vaccine confidence and acceptance, information needs, trusted messengers and messages, as well as the public’s experiences with vaccination.

United Methodists Health Ministry Fund recently released “Faith in Vaccines Toolkit: Tips and Resources to Help Pastors Support COVID-19 Vaccination”. The toolkit can be found here.

U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services COVID-19 Vaccine Resources. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Office of Minority Health (CMS OMH) have compiled these Federal resources on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine for health care professionals, partners and patients, including a list of resources in other languages.

The Vaccine Education Center of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia updated their COVID-19 Q&A sheet with the latest information on the COVID-19 vaccine. This is available here.

Vaccinate Your Family and MontCo Office of Public Health share a new COVID-19 Vaccine Fast Facts flyer. This flyer is available in Korean and Spanish.

VaxText is a free text messaging resource, that reminds people to get their second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. People text ENROLL to 1-833-VaxText (829-8398) to start getting their weekly second dose reminders in either English or Spanish. VaxText also encourages patients to sign up for V-safe, a tool that allows people to record their health status after vaccination.

V-Safe is a smartphone based tool that uses text messaging and web surveys to provide personalized health check-ins after you receive a COVID-19 vaccination. Through V-Safe, you can quickly tell the CDC if you have any side effects after getting the COVID-19 vaccine. Depending on your answers, someone from the CDC may call to check on you and get more information. V-Safe will also remind you to get your second COVID-19 vaccine dose if you need one. Flyers: Korean, Chinese Simplified, Spanish, Vietnamese, English .

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