With threat of a new variant of the COVID-19 virus and subsequent high demand for booster vaccines, the Pitt CoVax Vaccination center is encouraging the University community to participate in an upcoming pop-up vaccination clinic.
The clinic will be available to Pitt students, faculty, staff and their families from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Jan. 12 at the Petersen Event Center The first clinic was held Dec. 16.
Clinic visitors can park for free at the Soldiers and Sailors garage. A shuttle service will be available to transport people from Soldiers and Sailors to the Petersen Events Center.
The clinic will offer flu shots and first doses and boosters for the Moderna and Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines.
These clinics come after appointments at the Fifth Avenue clinic were booked for the rest of the year.
Walk-ins are welcome, but the Pitt community is encouraged to register for appointments beforehand.
For more information about the clinics, the vaccines and other opportunities for vaccinations, visit the Pitt Vaccine Clinic website.
For those seeking a COVID test, a new site has opened up in the parking lot behind the Carnegie Museum of Art. The site is run by Curative and is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. most days. Parking is free if you are going for a test. Results will be returned in one to two days after the self-swab is submitted. Schedule an appointment here.
— Donovan Harrell
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