Covid-19 Vaccine Availability

Updated Vaccine Information

---As of 7-1-2021---

The Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) has issued the following updated information regarding vaccination availability as of July 1, 2021:

  • Anyone wanting to be vaccinated can find a vaccine provider at
  • If you need assistance finding a vaccine provider, please call 1-800-232-0233. You will need to schedule an appointment to be vaccinated with the selected provider. If you have questions about the vaccination process, call the Pennsylvania Department of Health hotline at 1-877-724-3258.
  • If you are unable to leave your home and wish to be vaccinated, please contact your HealthChoices Managed Care Organization (MCO) or local Area Agency on Aging (AAA) to coordinate your access to the vaccine.
  • Individuals may also contact the ODP Customer Service Line, Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. at 1-888-565-9435 (TTY number: 1-866-388-1114) if they are unable to secure a vaccination through these other means.

As a reminder, Support Coordinators (SC) are instructed to continue to support individuals with ensuring vaccine access and scheduling vaccination appointments. As such, SCs should be aware of vaccine and vaccination process information.

Vaccine Distribution in Philadelphia

---As of 9-1-2021---

The City of Philadelphia is providing resources to help with scheduling a COVID-19 vaccination. Please check the following links to make an arrangement through the Department of Health or at a local pharmacy.

Where to find a COVID-19 Vaccination near you, by date or by the brand name of the COVID-19 vaccine:

Department of Health Walk-in Vaccination sites with dates, locations and times:

Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) Vaccination Call Center 

---As of 4-28-2021---

Pennsylvania’s Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) is working to help individuals with intellectual disabilities or autism and their families/caregivers access the Covid-19 vaccine. ODP has established a Vaccination Call Center to schedule and make special arrangements to receive the vaccine at Rite Aid locations across the state.

The Vaccination Call Center is open for scheduling Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. by calling 1-800-424-4345.  Callers will be asked basic questions for registration, as well as about any accommodations they may need to receive the vaccine. 

More information about the Vaccination Call Center and scheduling instructions is available via PDF.

Vaccine Distribution

Many providers across Pennsylvania offer Covid 19 vaccines and boosters. Check for scheduling near you:

UPMC, including Hamot Hospital in Erie - to register, go to or call 844-UPMCVAC (844-876-2822) between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., seven days a week.  A menu of locations is available including in the Erie, Pittsburgh, Bedford and Somerset areas.

Allegheny Health Network - Appointments can be made one of three ways:

LECOM Institute for Successful Aging is offering COVID Vaccine Clinics in the Erie region.  To register visit

Many pharmacies across Pennsylvania are administering vaccines.  Follow the link to check availability:

The Pennsylvania Dept. of Health is providing assistance to locate vaccine administration sites
across the state.  For locations and scheduling information please visit:


The City of Philadelphia is offering resources at locations throughout the area; for more information and scheduling, visit: