By: KDKA-TV News Staff
CASTLE SHANNON, Pa. (KDKA) — The Allegheny County Health Department is setting up a coronavirus vaccine clinic in Castle Shannon to vaccinate people 65 years and older.READ MORE: Trump-Backed Candidate Bob Paduchik Tapped To Head Ohio Republican Party
In a release Friday, the Allegheny County Health Department said the clinic will open Tuesday inside the Castle Shannon Fire Department Banquet Hall on Library Road. Officials stress that no on-site registration or walk-up appointments are permitted.
“Any person arriving at the site without an appointment, or who is not 65 and older, will be turned away,” the Allegheny County Health Department said in a release.READ MORE: Police Arrest Man Accused Of Shooting Neighbor In The Arm After Dispute
People 65 years and older can register online for an appointment beginning Saturday at 9 a.m. Phone registration will be available beginning at 9 a.m. on Tuesday by calling 2-1-1.
“Links will be published at that time on the Health Department’s COVID-19 Vaccine Information website and sent through Allegheny Alerts,” the release said about online registration.
“Appointments over the phone are intended for those who do not have access to a computer or the internet or who have difficulty navigating the online registration system and will be reserved for callers meeting that criteria,” the release added.MORE NEWS: Pittsburgh Weather: Heavy Rainfall, Flood Watches And Warnings Issued
The Moderna vaccine will be used at the clinic.