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COVID-19 Vaccines at UPMC

Schedule a COVID-19 Vaccine

To schedule a vaccine appointment by phone, call 844-876-2822 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., seven days a week.

To schedule a COVID-19 vaccine in Potter County, Pa., call 814-274-5460 (for adults) or 814-274-9198 (for pediatrics).

Scheduling A COVID-19 Vaccine at UPMC

By clicking "Schedule a COVID-19 Vaccine" above, you will enter UPMC's Certify Care system, where you will set up an account, answer important health questions, and pick a vaccination location, date, and time. You can search by location and which vaccines are offered. Once you schedule an appointment, you will receive confirmations and reminders from UPMC's Certify Care system. These may include text messages and emails from "UPMC Vaccine Scheduling."

Information on Third or Additional Doses of the COVID-19 Vaccines

If you received two doses of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine, here is what you need to know:

  • If you are immunocompromised, including those who have had a solid organ transplant, are on chemotherapy, or have certain chronic illnesses:
    • The third doses can be received 28 days or more from the second dose.
    • The third dose should be of the Moderna (age 18 and over) or Pfizer (age 5 and over) vaccine.
  • If you are NOT immunocompromised:
    • You can receive a third dose of the Moderna or J&J vaccine (age 18 and over) or the Pfizer vaccine (age 12 and over).
    • The third dose can be received 5 months or more after the second dose.

If you received one dose of the J&J vaccine, here is what you need to know:

  • Anyone 18 or older is eligible for an additional dose.
  • The second dose can be received two months or more after the first dose.
  • The second dose can be any of the three available vaccines.

Scheduling the COVID-19 Vaccine for Someone Under 18

  • The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine is now available for children 5 and older. To schedule for someone 5 to 17 online, select the “Schedule a COVID-19 Vaccine” button above and request a “Pfizer pediatric” clinic.
  • If you are under 18, or scheduling for someone who is, select a Pfizer clinic when booking online or request one when scheduling by phone. (A consent form signed by a parent or legal guardian is required for those under 18.)

Frequently Asked Questions

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About the COVID-19 Vaccine

There is much information circulating about the COVID-19 vaccines. Find the answer to some of the most frequently asked vaccine questions.

COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions

Stay Connected Through Our Patient Portals

As COVID-19 vaccine distribution occurs, we are committed to keeping you updated and informed. We also encourage you to sign up for one of UPMC’s patient portals where your doctor can communicate with you about vaccination.

Western MD residents can view the available patient portals here.

COVID-19 Information on HealthBeat

To learn more, visit UPMC HealthBeat.

Does the COVID-19 Vaccine Work Against Variants?

Multiple variants of the coronavirus have emerged, including the more contagious Delta variant (B.1.617.2). Find out how well the COVID-19 vaccines protect against variants.

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Children 5-11 and the COVID-19 Vaccine

Children 5 years old and up are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Here's what you need to know.

Learn more about the vaccine eligibility for kids

COVID-19 Vaccine Myths and Facts

There has been much discussion about the development of the COVID-19 vaccine. Review some of the myths and facts about the COVID-19 vaccine.

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