Covid-19 Vaccine Information

Helpful Resources to Discuss the Covid-19 Vaccine

ASAN, the Autistic Self Advocacy Network, has produced an easy-to-understand fact sheet that may be a helpful resource to discuss the Covid-19 vaccine with family members.

Vaccine information for Individuals Without Internet Access

--As of 2-2-2021--

The Pennsylvania Departments of Health and Human Services has provided resources relating to the COVID-19 vaccine for those with limited or no internet access. The following services are available to learn more about the COVID-19 vaccine, including locating a healthcare provider, by phone:

  • If an individual does not have support to help access appropriate COVID-19 vaccine and healthcare provider information, they are encouraged to call the PA Health Hotline at 1-877-724-3258
  • Persevere PA is a COVID-19 crisis hotline designed to link callers with counselors to assist with the mental health impacts of COVID-19. They can also assist a caller in finding a healthcare provider to administer the vaccine when their corresponding phase arrives. Call Persevere PA at 1-855-284-2494
  • When arranging for an individual who is deaf or hard of hearing to receive information via telephone, PA Relay Services are available by dialing 711.

Vaccine Tracker

For updates on how many doses of vaccine are being distributed, visit the CDC tracker:

Vaccine Presentation Question About the Covid 19 Vaccine?

Looking for information about the Covid 19 vaccines? Here is a presentation about vaccine research and development, possible side effects and how it protects against Covid 19.

Covid-19 Vaccine Information

As of 12-31-2020

Helpful information from the CDC:

Information from the PA Dept. of Health:

Information from the PA Dept. of Health, which includes that it has no plans to make the vaccine mandatory (even for persons working in congregate settings:

Information regarding Pennsylvania schools:

Question About the Covid 19 Vaccine? 

For answers to common questions about the vaccine, review this medically researched Vaccine Fact Sheet. Vaccine Hesitancy Fact Sheet