Largest COVID-19 Vaccine Shipment to Date Arrived in Montgomery County; Commissioners Announce New Clinics in Pottstown and Lansdale

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Montgomery County Commissioners have rolled out two new clinics in Pottstown and Lansdale, as well as receiving a large shipment of the COVID-19 vaccine.

.This week, the County has received a double shipment of the Johnson & Johnson one-shot vaccine equaling 21,000 doses. This is in addition to 5,850 doses of Pfizer the County receives weekly.

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This additional vaccine will help the County move quickly through its existing 1A pre-registration list and allow the County to open Phase 1B appointments very soon.

“With our increased supply of vaccine, we are finally able to expand our clinic locations,” said Dr. Valerie A. Arkoosh, Chair of the Montgomery County Board of Commissioners. “I am extremely pleased to announce we will open two new sites this Friday, April 9, one in Pottstown and one in Lansdale. We also have additional locations in Norristown and King of Prussia coming soon.”

Demand for the vaccine remains high, therefore residents are asked for their patience as the vaccine rollout continues. Appointments will be released in accordance with supply.

Montgomery County is booking appointments for people who qualify for Phase 1A and is registering people for Phase 1B. Appointments are required and are available by reservation only.

Learn more about criteria for each phase or to pre-register for an appointment, visit. To ensure equitable access for all, vaccine appointments within each phase will be released randomly, not by date registered.

Montgomery County will open registration for the COVID-19 vaccine for all phases according to the following Pennsylvania Department of Health eligibility schedule. On Monday, April 12 registration will be open for Phase 1C and on Monday, April 19 everyone will be able to register.

These are the current vaccination sites:

  • Bethel Community Church, 575 North Keim Street, Pottstown;
  • Trinity Lutheran Church, 1000 W. Main Street, Lansdale;
  • Montgomery County Community College, Health Sciences Center, 340 DeKalb Pike, Blue Bell;
  • Norristown Area High School, 1900 Eagle Drive, Norristown;
  • Parkside Shopping Center (between Planet Fitness and Rally House), 2522 West Moreland Road, Willow Grove.

Transportation to vaccine appointments at Montgomery County vaccination clinics listed above is available at no cost to the rider. Calling ahead is encouraged.

A COVID-19 hotline is available for general COVID-19 questions and pre-registration for the COVID-19 vaccine. The number to call is (833) 875-3967.

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