Governor Wolf stresses the safety of COVID-19 vaccine, state reaching 1 million total vaccinations received

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) — Governor Wolf was joined by several members of his administration as well as a doctor from Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center to provide an update on Pennsylvania’s COVID-19 vaccine and testing efforts.

They stressed the importance of the COVID-19 vaccine and its safety. “I am here to tell you that the COVID-19 vaccine is safe to use, and very good at protecting people who are vaccinated,” Gov. Wolf said.

Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine announced that the state is reaching 1 million total vaccinations received from the federal government. The vaccine has currently been administered to 311,477 people, 30,172 of which have received both necessary doses and are considered fully vaccinated.

Information on the vaccine, including the state’s vaccine plan, COVID-19 vaccine dashboard, a vaccine provider map and vaccine distribution data can be found here.


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