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COVID-19 testing and vaccines available

For complete information about where and when you or your child can receive the COVID-19 vaccine, visit

What you should know, courtesy of the Erie County Department of Health: 

  • All COVID-19 vaccines are FREE.
  • You do NOT need to have insurance to receive a COVID-19 vaccine.
  • Immigration status will NOT be asked when you get your COVID-19 vaccine.
  • All Pennsylvanians ages 5 and older are eligible to be vaccinated.
  • To find COVID-19 providers near you:
    • text your ZIP Code to 438829 (English) or 822862 (Spanish), standard text messaging fees may apply
    • visit
    • call 1-800-232-0233
  • Not all sites can provide vaccinations for 5 to 11 year-olds, call ahead to confirm first.
  • Homebound individuals who want to be vaccinated can call 814-566-4184 or 814-844-3155.

*Note that at this time, only the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine is approved for those ages 5 to 17.