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PA Announces Vaccine Hotline for Residents with Intellectual Disabilities

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Pennsylvania health officials announced a specialized vaccine hotline for residents with intellectual disabilities and their care givers. The effort comes on the heels of a Jefferson Health study that identified intellectual disability as the biggest risk factor for dying from COVID-19, following a person’s age.

WHYY’s Jad Sleiman has more.

(Original air-date: 5/11/21)