Every Adult To Be Eligible For COVID-19 Vaccine This Month

>>Every Adult To Be Eligible For COVID-19 Vaccine This Month

(Harrisburg, PA) -- Every adult in Pennsylvania is going to be eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccination by the end of this month. Governor Tom Wolf's administration announced yesterday that the state's vaccine eligibility will include all adults starting April 19th. Acting Health Secretary Alison Beam says emergency responders, grocery store employees and food and agriculture workers are going to be able to schedule appointments immediately. The decision to expand the vaccine eligibility was made because Pennsylvania has had a faster rate of vaccinations recently.

>>Vaccine Eligibility Expanded

(Harrisburg, PA) -- COVID-19 vaccine eligibility is being expanded to include essential workers. Effective immediately, first responders, grocery store workers and goods and agriculture workers can schedule appointments to be vaccinated. Officials say these workers are eligible regardless of their citizenship status. The remaining groups of Phase One-B will be eligible to book appointments on Monday, which includes postal workers, manufacturing, clergy and transit workers.