Vaccinations for Category 1A healthcare personnel is underway in Honesdale,PA. The 1A category at the hospital includes Emergency Department clinical providers and registration staff, respiratory therapists, lab and radiology technologists, Environmental Services, security and maintenance personnel.
Additionally, as per the DOH, both the hospital and Wayne Memorial Community Health Centers (WMCHC), its clinical affiliate, are preparing to offer a percentage of their vaccines to non-affiliated healthcare personnel who meet the Phase 1A requirements of the DOH’s Interim Vaccination Plan. That includes healthcare personnel working in Emergency Medical Services who are not affiliated with either Wayne Memorial entity.
The Community Health Centers have already begun reaching out to non-affiliated healthcare workers, such as EMS workers, private dentists and ophthalmologists. Several clinics have been set up to offer them vaccines in the next two weeks. Healthcare professionals who have not been contacted are asked to email [email protected] or leave a message at (570) 253-8197.