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Special vaccination events will be updated regularly at this site.

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Find a vaccine

All Pennsylvanians 12 and older are now eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccine.

Insurance is not required.

Location

Pfizer - BioNTech (Age 12+)
Moderna - (Age 18+)
Johnson & Johnson (Age18+)

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

Upcoming Vaccine Events

Vaccination Event on Saturday, 18th Sept

Pfizer  for age 12+ PLUS all PA required School immunization

Scranton High School
9 AM - 12 Noon
63 Mike Munchak Way
Scranton, PA

Download the flyer

No Registration required

Under age 18 requires parent or guardian to provide consent

*Walk ins welcome

**Organized by Hometown Health and Scranton School District

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

Scranton City is in high risk area now.
CDC COVID Data Tracker


Masks are now strongly recommended for everybody (Unvaccinated and Vaccinated) in public indoor places.
Businesses and organizations are encouraged to implement mask policies.
Attendees are strongly recommended to wear masks in both indoor and outdoor events, where social distancing cannot be maintained.

Please visit the CDC website for more information.

More information

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 Individuals

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

Quarantine for 7 days followed
by a negative COVID-19 test

Quarantine for 10 days
without a negative test

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!

Guidance for Fully Vaccinated Individuals

CDC now recommends fully vaccinated people who have come into  contact with someone with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 to be tested 3-5 days after exposure, and to wear a mask in public indoor settings for 14 days or until they receive a negative test result.

CDC recommends that fully vaccinated might choose to wear a mask  particularly if 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.

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?

Information about where you can get a COVID-19 test can be found here and here.

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

General COVID-19 guidance & information

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.