COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 Vaccine Updates

COVID-19 Vaccine: Expanded Eligibility and Scheduling an Appointment

UPDATE FROM THE PA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH: Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine Fully Approved For Use In 12- To 15-Year-Olds

We hope that you are staying healthy and safe. We are reaching out with important reminders about the COVID-19 vaccine. All Pennsylvania adults are eligible to be vaccinated. So are adolescents ages 12-17.

Many state COVID-19 restrictions are also being lifted. Now is an important time to get vaccinated. Thank you to all members who have already received the vaccine!

If you or someone you know has not been vaccinated –

Remember, the vaccine is free of chargeYou will not pay any out of pocket costs.

Some vaccines require two doses. Don’t forget your appointment for your second dose, if required!

Search for Vaccine Providers and Pharmacies
Click on the links below to search for providers. Most sites work best using a Chrome web browser.

General search tools

Hospital networks


Government resources

We will continue to add more providers.

Need a ride to your appointment?
Check with us to see if you qualify for transportation assistance. Call:

  • 1-800-392-1147 (Medicaid)
  • 1-800-685-5209 (Medicare)

TTY users call 711.

Ride sharing apps are offering free rides to appointments. This is for a limited time only. Learn more:

(!) Lifting COVID-19 Restrictions
Pennsylvania is lifting certain COVID-19 restrictions. New guidance about wearing masks has also been issued.

Learn more from the state here.

Homebound Members – Additional Assistance is Available from Gateway
Homebound members can contact Gateway Health directly if they require any assistance with getting the vaccine. Please use the phone numbers below. Members can also call 211 to connect with local resources or their local Area Agency on Aging.

  • 1-800-392-1147 (Medicaid)
  • 1-800-685-5209 (Medicare)

TTY users call 711.

Vaccine Safety
The COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective. Millions of people in the U.S. have received COVID-19 vaccines. These vaccines have undergone the most intensive safety monitoring in U.S. history. They will be an important tool to help stop the pandemic. This is according to the CDC.

Learn more about vaccine safety.

AHN Educational Videos
Want to learn more about the vaccine? Check out these educational videos.

COVID-19 and the Vaccine: The Basics

COVID-19, the Vaccine, and Pregnancy

The COVID-19 Vaccine: What African-Americans Should Know

Facts About the COVID-19 Vaccine

Additional Education

Information for Older Adults
It's especially important for you to get the COVID-19 vaccine if you are 65 or older. Older adults are at a higher risk for severe illness from COVID-19. This is according to the CDC. Learn more here.

Wholecare Resources
The Wholecare Resource Center is a way to search for community support resources. The tool is free to use. Go to:;

You can find food, housing and transportation resources. You can also search for employment and mental health support programs. Many programs are available for free. Some are available at a reduced cost.

You can also call Member Services at:

  • 1-800-392-1147 (Medicaid)
  • 1-800-685-5209 (Medicare)

TTY users call 711.

Thank you and stay safe.

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