coronavirus vaccine Duquesne Epidemiologist Says Vaccine Distribution Is Like A 'Train Wreck In Slow Motion' By Sarah Boden • 10 hours ago Sarah Boden / 90.5 WESA News Less than 42% of the more than 1 million vaccine doses allocated to Pennsylvania have been distributed, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. UPMC Inoculates Remote Employees, While Other Frontline Workers Wait For COVID Vaccine By Sarah Boden, Kiley Koscinski & Liz Reid • Jan 13, 2021 KEITH SRAKOCIC / AP When a UPMC service coordinator received notification this month that it was her turn to get the COVID vaccine, she was surprised. Dentists, Pharmacists & Others Confused About How To Get COVID-19 Vaccine By Kiley Koscinski • Jan 8, 2021 UPMC Listen Listening... / 1:20 Listen to this story. Many Pennsylvania dentists, pharmacists, midwives, translators and others who work directly with patients in health care settings are still waiting to get their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. Last week, Pennsylvania Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine signed an order directing hospitals to designate 10% of their COVID-19 vaccine shipment for non-hospital workers. Head Of County Board Of Health Says Highly Contagious U.K. Variant Is Likely Already In Western PA By Sarah Boden • Jan 6, 2021 Katie Blackley / 90.5 WESA It is likely the new strain of the coronavirus that was first identified in the U.K. is already circulating in Allegheny County, according to the chair of the county’s board of health. County-Run Nursing Homes Say Nearly 70 Percent Of Staff Have Signed Up For COVID Vaccines By Sarah Boden • Dec 29, 2020 Kathleen J. Davis / 90.5 WESA The coronavirus vaccine is coming to the Kane Community Living Centers, which have lost a total of 46 residents to COVID-19 this year. Nursing Home Residents, Workers To Get Coronavirus Vaccines By Brett Sholtis | WITF • Dec 28, 2020 Stephen Dunn / AP The federal government is beginning to vaccinate nursing home workers and residents in Pennsylvania against the coronavirus. Despite Declining Cases And Vaccine Distribution, Allegheny County Has ‘More Difficult Months Ahead’ By Sarah Boden • Dec 23, 2020 KATIE BLACKLEY / 90.5 WESA The Allegheny County Health Department reports that some 4,000 county residents have received their first doses of the coronavirus vaccine. PA Has Yet To Announce Which Essential Workers Will Get COVID-19 Vaccine First By Sarah Boden • Dec 23, 2020 Rogelio V. Solis / AP Essential workers will have the option to get the coronavirus before the general public, but details on how members of this vast and diverse group will be prioritized are scant. Coronavirus Vaccine Comes To Allegheny Health Network By Sarah Boden • Dec 18, 2020 Allegheny Health Network All 14 hospitals in Allegheny County that were slated to receive shipments of the coronavirus vaccine from Pfizer-BioNTech have gotten their deliveries--according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health.