On May 12, 2021 the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) issued Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine in people 12 years of age and older. All Pennsylvania residents age 12 and older are eligible to receive the Pfizer vaccine.
Important Third Dose Update:
On Friday, September 24th, the FDA and CDC authorized a third dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine to high-risk individuals, including healthcare workers, as well as those age 65 and older. The CDC has defined the recommendation as follows:
The FDA and CDC previously authorized COVID-19 vaccine boosters for a select group of immunocompromised people 28 days after receiving their second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines. Per the CDC, this includes people who have:
You are encouraged to speak with your doctor to determine eligibility.
The third dose is recommended to be the same mRNA vaccine as your first and second dose. For example, if you received Pfizer for your first and second dose, your third dose should be Pfizer.
St. Clair’s vaccination clinic only administers the Pfizer vaccine and operates by appointment only. Due to the high demand, vaccine appointments may fill quickly. If you received the Pfizer vaccine for your first and second dose and are unable to schedule at St. Clair, you are encouraged to visit www.vaccines.gov to find other local facilities offering the Pfizer vaccine.
To schedule an appointment to receive the Pfizer-BioN Tech vaccine at St. Clair Health, click here. If you are younger than age 18, a parent or guardian must accompany you to the appointment to consent for vaccine administration.
Vaccines are administered at the St. Clair Health Urgent Care located in the Village Square Outpatient Center at 2000 Oxford Drive, Suite 100, Bethel Park, PA 15102.
If you’re having difficulty scheduling online, call 412.942.2600 to be connected to Urgent Care. Our staff will assist you with scheduling your appointment. If the line is busy and you are directed to the voicemail, please leave your full name, address, date of birth, and phone number and our staff will be in contact with you soon. Note that the volume of calls are high, and you may not be able to get through initially. In that case, please try again later.
Note that this phone number is only for the purpose of requesting to register to receive the vaccine. If you have any other questions or health concerns, please call your primary care physician or schedule a telemedicine appointment with our urgent care. Click here for more information on telemedicine at St. Clair.
Thank you for your patience as we schedule vaccinations as fast as our supply allows. To date, St. Clair has distributed more than 30,000 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, including 99.9% of the first dose supply it has received from the government.
We are proud to partner with senior living facilities, churches and other community partners in our service area, and are now conducting vaccination clinics on their campuses as supply allows. To date, we have administered vaccine at St. Thomas More Manor, Goodwill Manor, Goodwill Villa, Germaine Harbor, Dorchester of Mt. Lebanon, Bridgeville Towers, Honus Wagner, Beechview Manor, Twin Towers, Dormont Place, Leo Meyer Manor, Sto-Rox Plaza, Noble Towers, Attawheed Islamic Center, 84 Lumber, and the Carnegie Boys & Girls Club. See below for photos and videos from our recent clinics.
St. Clair experts compiled answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) about the COVID-19 Vaccine. Click here to read the FAQs.
As western Pennsylvania’s exclusive member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, we also have access to Mayo’s experts. Click here for additional vaccine-related guidance.
A monoclonal antibody is a laboratory-produced protein that functions like the antibodies made by the immune system in response to infection.
If you’re a patient interested in learning more about Monoclonal Antibody Therapy, please contact your Primary Care Physician (PCP) office.
Physicians who need the Monoclonal Antibody Therapy order set form, please click below.