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Together, we can slow the spread of the virus and save lives.

Special vaccination events will be updated regularly at this site.

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All Pennsylvanians 6 months and older are now eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccine.
CDC authorized 2nd Booster for 50+ and 1st Booster for 5+.
Insurance is not required.

Location

Pfizer - BioNTech (Age 6 months+)
Moderna - (Age 6 months+)
Johnson & Johnson (Age18+)

Search for COVID-19 vaccine locations here
Click here for WhatsApp Vaccine info

Upcoming COVID Resource Events

At home COVID test-kit distribution event

February 14th -15th: 8AM -4PM
February 16th, 17, 18th:  8AM -2PM
February 22nd, 23rd, 24th:  8AM -2PM

Community Intervention Center
445 N 6th Av, Scranton

Walk Up Event          Use N 6th Avenue Entrance to enter and follow the signs.

COVID-19 Data

Priority indicators reflecting the most current day reported and the % change from the previous day. Data source: PA.gov

Guidance for Residents

Check the county's community transmission here.
CDC COVID Data Tracker

Isolation Guidelines
If you test positive for COVID-19
Everyone, regardless of vaccination status must stay home for 5 days and mask up for another 5 days around others.

Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, community level is High. Wear a mask indoors in public. Stay up to date with COVID-19 vaccines. Get tested if you have symptoms. Additional precautions may be needed for people at high risk for severe illness

Please visit the CDC website for more information.

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COVID-19 vaccines are effective at protecting you from getting sick. Based on what we know about COVID-19 vaccines, they can keep you from getting and spreading the virus, protects you from getting seriously ill from COVID infection, and may also protect people around you, particularly who are at increased risk for severe illness from COVID infection.

If you haven’t been vaccinated yet, find a vaccine.

Quarantining for Unvaccinated OR NOT Up To Date*

If you’re exposed to someone with confirmed COVID-19, even if you don’t have any symptoms, you must:

Quarantine for 5 days and wear the mask
for another 5 days.

Get tested on Day 5 or on the day you develop symptoms.

Some people with the virus never develop symptoms, so you could spread the virus even if you don’t feel sick. You may also have COVID-19 even if you have a negative test. Remember, one infected person can spread the virus to many other people. Your choices matter!
*Up to date means a person has received all recommended COVID-19 vaccines, including any booster dose(s) when eligible.

Guidance for Individuals Up To Date* with COVID vaccine

CDC now recommends  people who are up to date with vaccine and have come into contact with a suspected or confirmed COVID-19 to be tested 5-7 days after exposure, and need to wear mask for 10 days on exposure with a COVID case around others.

CDC recommends  mask  particularlyif they areimmunocompromised or at from COVID-19, or if they have someone in their household who isimmunocompromised, at increased risk of severe disease or not fully vaccinated.

Please note that this does not mean the vaccine is only effective for three months, but rather that it is unclear how long immunity from vaccine will last. The CDC is utilizing what is known about natural post-infection immunity and limiting the quarantine guidance to 90 days at this time while additional research is conducted.
*Up to date means a person has received all recommended COVID-19 vaccines, including any booster dose(s) when eligible.

Testing information

People who have symptoms of COVID-19, such as but not limited to:

  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea

Please visit the CDC website for the full list of symptoms.

People who have had close contact with someone with confirmed COVID-19 (within six feet for a total of 15 minutes or more).

If you’ve been exposed to someone with confirmed COVID-19—even if you don’t have any symptoms—it’s important to quarantine for 7 days followed by a negative COVID-19 test OR quarantine for 10 days without a negative test.

People who have taken part in activities that put them at higher risk for COVID-19 because they cannot socially distance as needed, such as travel, attending large social or mass gatherings, or being in crowded indoor settings.

People who have been asked or referred to get tested by their healthcare provider.

More information about who should get a test is available here.

Where can I get a test?

Order your At Home test here and here.

More information about who should get a test is available here.

2nd COVID booster authorized for 50+ &1st COVID booster for 5+

Find the right booster using the CDC tool here

View additional COVID-19 information by clicking on a topic below:

FAQs

What should I do if I can’t find the information I’m looking for?

Let us know. We want this website to be your central hub for local COVID information and updates. You can find out contact information here.

Where can I report a business for not complying with COVID-19 safety measures?

To file a complaint about a business not complying with COVID-19 safety measures, click here.

When can I get a vaccine?

Pennsylvania is using a phased vaccine approach. Because vaccine supply may be limited initially, efforts will focus on vaccinating essential healthcare workers, staff and residents of long-term care facilities, EMS workers, persons age 65 and older, and those age 16-64 with high-risk conditions. As vaccine supply increases, the vaccine will be made available to other critical populations and then to the general public. Additional information can be found here.

Where can I get a COVID test?

There are multiple testing sites in the Scranton area. Click here and here for more information.

Where can I find assistance with rent, food, or other needs?

For information about assistance, click here.