Stories tagged: "Vaccine 2021"


Some of the founders of VaccinatePA talk on a Zoom call. Clockwise, from top left: Zhengming Wang, Richard Goulazian, Andrea Michael, and Courtney Sheridan. (Courtesy of VaccinatePA)
VaccinatePA Is Empowering Pennsylvanians to Get Vaccinated

VaccinatePA has attracted more than 350,000 visitors to their site and their goal is simple—help Pennsylvanians get vaccine appointments.

This Oakland County Leader’s Family Vacation Exemplifies Black History Month

From the legacy of his ancestors to navigating a disease threatening Black Michiganders today, Rudy Hobbs is steeped in history.

AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin
Arizona Successfully Opened Its 24/7 Vaccination Site at State Farm Stadium—and There Are More to Come

President Joe Biden praised Arizona’s vaccine rollout during a virtual tour of the stadium, where thousands of residents are vaccinated daily.

Dr. George Garrow, the chief medical officer for the Primary Health Network in Western Pennsylvania, holds a dose of the coronavirus vaccine. (Screenshot. Graphic treatment by Rebecca Russ)
Logistics Isn’t the Only Problem to Vaccinating Rural Pennsylvania

Health experts say the vaccine rollout is going slower in rural areas, in part, because rural residents don't trust the government.

An unidentified man smokes a cigarette during the coronavirus pandemic. (Shutterstock Photo/Sergii Sobolevskyi)
Pennsylvanians Who Light Up Can Now Line Up for the COVID Vaccine

Smokers are in Phase 1A of the state’s vaccine rollout plan, putting smokers ahead of non-healthcare frontline workers.

Photo by AP. Graphic treatment by Denzel Boyd
Mass Vaccination Sites Finally Start Opening Throughout the Country

Thousands of people are expected to get vaccinated every day in each location.

A man wearing a face mask bicycles along Broad Street, Nov. 18, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Pennsylvania Surpasses 20,000 Coronavirus-Related Deaths

It took the state eight months to reach 10,000. It hit 20,000 eight weeks later.