Page Updated September 8, 2021
UPMC’s COVID-19 vaccination goal is simple – vaccinate as many people as possible, as quickly as possible.
On Aug. 23, 2021, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted full approval to the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for Americans 16 and older. The Pfizer vaccine is also available for children age 12-15 under emergency use authorization from the FDA.
If you are 12 and older, you are eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. UPMC encourages everyone who is eligible to schedule a vaccine appointment.
UPMC strives for health equity in all vaccination efforts. We are committed to:
To schedule your COVID-19 vaccine in Spanish, call 833-660-2416 and press 1
Para llamar en español para pedir su cita de vacunación contra el COVID-19, marque 833-660-2416 y pulse la opción 1.
To schedule your COVID-19 vaccine in Nepali, call 833-660-2416 and press 2
नेपालीमा तपाईंको COVID-19 भ्याक्सिन तालिका बनाउन ८३३ ६६० २४१६ मा कल गर्नुहोस् र २ थिच्नुहोस् ।
To schedule your COVID-19 vaccine in Arabic, call 833-660-2416 and press 3
للحصول على موعد( للقاح فيروس كوفيد-19) باللغة العربية,اتصل بالرقم 2416-660-833 ومن ثم اضغط رقم
To schedule your COVID-19 vaccine in Vietnamese, call 833-660-2416 and press 4
De lay hen chich thuoc ngua bang tieng Viet Nam, Xin goi so 833-660-2416 roi bam so 4
To schedule your COVID-19 vaccine in Mandarin, call 833-660-2416 and press 5
To schedule your COVID-19 vaccine in Russian, call 833-660-2416 and press 6
Регистрация на вакцинацию Ковид- 19 на русском языке, позвоните по номеру 833-660-2416 и нажмите 6
As part of a partnership with the Pittsburgh Penguins®, UPMC will be hosting vaccination clinics throughout our communities in the coming weeks.
Effective May 10, 2021, all Pennsylvanians 12 and older are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. We encourage you to schedule your vaccine today.
For information, visit the Pennsylvania Department of Health website.
If you wish to receive a COVID-19 vaccine from UPMC, you can schedule online.
If you have limited access to online services or a computer, you can call 844-876-2822. An operator will register you over the phone. We expect high call volume, and you may experience an extended wait time. To keep this option open to those who need it most, we ask that all others use the online registration process.
We strongly believe in vaccination. If people can get vaccinated more quickly through another source, we encourage them to do so and to be sure they receive their second dose from the same location. The more people who can be vaccinated, the better we can protect our communities.More COVID Vaccine FAQ
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New York residents may call 833-697-4829 or visit ny.gov/vaccine for more information on vaccine distribution in their state. If you are a New York state resident in Chautauqua County, you can call 866-604-6789 visit chqgov.com for county-specific vaccine distribution information.
Learn more about COVID-19 vaccination at UPMC Western Maryland. Maryland residents may call 855-MD-GoVAX (855-634-6829) or visit covidlink.maryland.gov for more information on vaccine distribution in their state.
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If you believe you have COVID-19, immediately self-isolate and contact your doctor.
If you need to see your doctor or specialist but are worried about the risk of COVID-19, you can have a video visit via your smartphone.
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.
The arrival of vaccines is exciting news, but you must continue practicing COVID-19 preventive measures, including wearing facemasks, avoiding large groups, and practicing good hand hygiene. These activities save lives.