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St. Luke's, Allentown Health Bureau Offering Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccines for Kids | WDIY Local News

Mat Napo

St. Luke’s University Health Network and the Allentown Health Bureau will begin administering the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to children ages 5 to 11. WDIY’s James Johnson has more.

St. Luke's designated "kid-only" vaccination sites are:

  • St. Luke’s West End Medical Center: Wednesdays from 5 to 8 PM, and Saturdays from 8 to 11 AM.
  • St. Luke’s Wind Gap Medical Center: Thursdays from 5 to 8 PM, and Saturdays from 9 AM to 12 PM.
  • St. Luke’s Center Valley Health Center: Mondays from 5 to 8 PM, and Saturdays from 9 AM to 12 PM.
  • Star Community Health-Sigal Center: Saturday, November 20 from 12 to 3 PM, with boosters on Saturday, December 11 from 12 to 3 PM.

Allentown Health Bureau clinics, located at the Allentown Fairgrounds Agri-Plex will be:

  • Monday, November 8 from 11 AM to 7 PM.
  • Tuesday, November 9 from 9 AM to 4 PM.

Both St. Luke's and AHB vaccination efforts are by appointment only.

(Original air-date: 11/3/21)

James Johnson, a Poconos and Lehigh Valley local who began volunteering for Sunday's Weekend Edition in 2019, proudly joined WDIY as News and Information Director in September 2020. Many customers, clients, friends and strangers over his 25 year career in hospitality, sales and small business consulting have suggested he should be on the radio, so now he is, living out his dream job with WDIY. He is dedicated to bringing balanced journalism, engaging local and regional stories, and continuing the fantastic work of WDIY's valuable volunteer hosts and writers, who contribute exceptional News and Public Affairs content for the listeners of the Lehigh Valley.
Sarit "Siri" Laschinsky serves as Head News Writer for WDIY's news department, and helps maintain WDIY's website and online content.
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