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Acting Physician General Visits Erie to Combat Vaccine Hesitancy Among Minority Communities

Author: Amanda Tekely/Tuesday, June 1, 2021/Categories: Member News

Pennsylvania Department of Health Acting Physician General Dr. Denise Johnson visited Primary Health Network (PHN)’s Wayne Primary Care site in Erie to encourage all Pennsylvanians to get vaccinated. Dr. Johnson’s visit to Erie included a tour of PHN’s facility and mobile vaccination unit. The visit is another effort to educate individuals about the vaccine and help address their concerns. The department expanded its vaccine provider network to include trusted local primary care physician’s offices and privately owned pharmacies in addition to hospitals and retail pharmacies across the commonwealth. 

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