Braddock, PA – Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding right now introduced a free COVID-19 vaccine clinic in partnership with UPMC Shall be hosted on Wednesday, September 15 from 1:00 To six:00 p.m. On the Braddock Farm Stand, 1000 Braddock Ave, Braddock, PA 15104.
“From rural communities to metropolis metropolisscapes, We now Want to Guarantee every Pennsylvanian has entry to the COVID-19 vaccine,” said Secretary Redding. “Urban gardens and farm markets are trusted neighborhood leaders. Group vaccination clinics, like these being provided at Braddock Farm Stand, current An alternative To shield your self, Your liked ones and your greater community from COVID-19.”
In Braddock, solely Barely Greater than 40 % of eligible residents are partially vaccinated. This ranks Braddock The backside in Allegheny County. COVID-19 vaccines are Definitely one of The solely methods To shield in the direction of the virus, collectively with new variants. Knowledge reveals that vaccines current shieldion in the direction of extreme illness, hospitalization and demise.
With no grocery shops in Braddock, metropolis agriculture and the Braddock Farm have been essential to addressing meals apartheid Regionally. The Braddock Farm Stand will now fill the void for The scarcity of each grocery shops and pharmacies, however offering the community a free, entryible COVID-19 vaccine clinic.
The Braddock Farm Stand vaccine clinic is open to The general public and no registration Is important. The solely dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine Shall be currentd for eligible people 18 and older. The Comirnaty (Pfizer) vaccine May even be out there Instead and For school-aged youngsters 12 and older. Second Comirnaty (Pfizer) doses Might be scheduled with UPMC or one other vaccine supplier.
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