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UPMC debuts new COVID-19 vaccine registry – WTAE Pittsburgh

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Feb 23, 2021

UPMC officials said tens of thousands of people have signed up to be on their waiting list for the COVID-19 vaccine. “I am unsurprised by the response we have gotten,” said Dr. Graham Snyder, medical director of epidemiology for UPMC.Snyder said the registration was created to ease the minds of those fighting for the few vaccine appointments when they become available. Click here to register for a COVID-19 vaccine from UPMC.”We heard loud and clear that people really want to be on a list, they want to know they are registered somewhere for a vaccine so that they have an opportunity to get it as soon as it becomes available,” Snyder said.UPMC’s registry allows for people to register online or over the phone. “We won’t schedule appointments if we don’t have the vaccine to offer,” Snyder said. “After people sign up using the form on the phone, we will contact you either by an automated call, a personal call, a text message or an email. We have options available to help you prepare for the vaccine and then to help you schedule your first appointment.”

UPMC officials said tens of thousands of people have signed up to be on their waiting list for the COVID-19 vaccine.

“I am unsurprised by the response we have gotten,” said Dr. Graham Snyder, medical director of epidemiology for UPMC.

Snyder said the registration was created to ease the minds of those fighting for the few vaccine appointments when they become available.

Click here to register for a COVID-19 vaccine from UPMC.

“We heard loud and clear that people really want to be on a list, they want to know they are registered somewhere for a vaccine so that they have an opportunity to get it as soon as it becomes available,” Snyder said.

UPMC’s registry allows for people to register online or over the phone.

“We won’t schedule appointments if we don’t have the vaccine to offer,” Snyder said. “After people sign up using the form on the phone, we will contact you either by an automated call, a personal call, a text message or an email. We have options available to help you prepare for the vaccine and then to help you schedule your first appointment.”

 

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