Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health is committed to providing you with the most accurate and up-to-date COVID-19 vaccine information. The vaccines are the best way to protect yourself, your family and the community. Get back to the things you love to do!
COVID-19 Vaccines Boosters:
Information on Pfizer Vaccine Boosters
Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health plans to provide booster shots of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine initially to two groups:
- Members of our own healthcare workforce who received their second dose of Pfizer at least six months ago
- Patients ages 65 and older who received their second dose of Pfizer at least six months ago—including people between 18 and 64 years of age who meet additional criteria
Additional information regarding how to schedule your booster vaccine will be provided in the coming days. Please check back frequently as we regularly update this website.
We will continue to provide third shots to patients who are immunocompromised and first and second shots to those who are unvaccinated. (Please see below for more information for immunocompromised patients.)
Information for Immunocompromised Patients
The FDA authorized an additional dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines for people whose immune systems are severely weakened. Please review the CDC guidelines.
We are scheduling third vaccine dose appointments for severely immunocompromised patients at LG Health. When you arrive at your third dose appointment, you will need to confirm that you have a severely weakened immune system and one of the conditions listed on the CDC website.
People with weakened immune systems have a harder time fighting infections and other diseases and are especially vulnerable to viruses like COVID. The FDA evaluated information on the use of a third dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna vaccines in these individuals and determined that a third vaccine dose may increase their protection against COVID. These individuals should receive the additional dose at least 28 days following the two-dose regimen of the same vaccine.
LG Health is providing first and second shots to all individuals ages 12 and older:
We currently offer Pfizer, Moderna and the Janssen (J&J) vaccines. Vaccines are provided at various LG Health Physicians family medicine practices.
Please note only the Pfizer vaccine is authorized for children ages 12-17. Please call to schedule your appointment and make sure you register your child at a location that offers the Pfizer vaccine.
- MyLGHealth allows you to select the location where you wish to receive your vaccine but you are unable to select your vaccine type at this time:
- Login to MyLGHealth
- Chose Schedule an Appointment from the main menu
- Select COVID-19 Vaccine
- Select your location
- If you do NOT have a MyLGHealth account:
- Create a MyLGHealth account
- Once your account has been created, please follow the steps above
Homebound Vaccination Program:
LG Health is working with the Lancaster County Office of Aging to provide in-home COVID-19 vaccines. Anyone unable to get to a vaccine at a distribution site because of a chronic or short-term medical condition or physical limitation is encouraged to contact the Office of Aging at 717-299-7979.
Have questions about the COVID-19 vaccines?
Check out our frequently asked questions (FAQs) for more information on vaccine safety, who should get the vaccine, and when it will be available. You may also access timely information about the vaccine and vaccine distribution on the PA Department of Health website.