Lehigh Valley, Pa.,
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2021
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Coordinated Health–Pittston Offering Moderna COVID-19 Vaccinations May 13-14 and May 17-18

To help people in Luzerne County have greater access to COVID-19 vaccination, Coordinated Health–Pittston, part of Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN), is offering the Moderna vaccine to people ages 18 and older for a limited period. Coordinated Health–Pittston, located at 1120 Oak St., Pittston, will offer vaccinations May 13-14 and May 17-18, 8 a.m.–4 p.m., by appointment only. Second dose appointments will be scheduled for June 9-11.

People are invited to make appointments for the vaccine on the LVHN patient portal, MyLVHN, or by scheduling directly at LVHN.org/appointment.

People also can call LVHN’s COVID-19 Vaccine Hotline at 833-584-6283 (833-LVHN-CVD). The COVID-19 Vaccine Hotline hours of operation are Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m. and Saturday-Sunday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine has emergency use authorization (EUA) from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use in people ages 18 and older.

After receiving the COVID-19 vaccine, safety precautions should still be followed per the latest CDC guidelines, including when a mask should be worn, washing your hands frequently and staying socially distant until the majority of our community is vaccinated. For current vaccination information, visit LVHN.org/vaccines.

About LVHN

LVHN includes eight hospital campuses, three in Allentown, one in Bethlehem, one in East Stroudsburg, one in Hazleton and two in Pottsville, Pa.; Coordinated Health, which includes two hospital campuses, nearly two dozen multispecialty locations including ambulatory surgery centers and orthopedic injury centers in northeastern Pennsylvania and western New Jersey; 26 health centers; numerous primary and specialty care physician practices; 20 ExpressCARE locations including the area’s only Children’s ExpressCARE; pharmacy, imaging, home health, rehabilitation and lab services; and preferred provider services through Valley Preferred. Specialty care includes: trauma care for adults and children, burn care at the Regional Burn Center; kidney and pancreas transplants; perinatal/neonatal, cardiac, cancer, orthopedics, neurology, complex neurosurgery capabilities including national certification as a Comprehensive Stroke Center, and robotic surgery in 10 specialties. Lehigh Valley Cancer Institute, Lehigh Valley Heart Institute and Lehigh Valley Institute for Surgical Excellence physicians provide the most advanced treatments. Lehigh Valley Cancer Institute is a member of the Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK) Cancer Alliance, an initiative that helps community providers improve the quality of cancer care and offers access to MSK clinical trials. Lehigh Valley Reilly Children’s Hospital, the community’s only children’s hospital, provides care in more than 30 specialties and general pediatrics. Lehigh Valley Hospital–Cedar Crest is ranked as the region’s No.1 hospital for seven straight years and has been recognized among Pennsylvania’s top six hospitals for seven consecutive years by U.S. News & World Report. Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)–Cedar Crest, LVH–17th Street and LVH–Muhlenberg are the region’s only Magnet® hospitals for nursing excellence. Additional information is available by visiting LVHN.org or following us on Facebook , Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram.