The Wright Center for Community Health holding COVID-19 and Routine Vaccination Clinics in Lackawanna County
The Wright Center for Community Health’s 34-foot Driving Better Health mobile medical unit brings high-quality, nondiscriminatory, affordable health care services directly to the most vulnerable and medically underserved populations in Northeast Pennsylvania. Driving Better Health COVID-19 and Routine Vaccination Clinics will be held in several locations throughout Lackawanna County in April, May and June. For the most current vaccination clinic list, go to TheWrightCenter.org/events.
The Wright Center for Community Health is holding Driving Better Health Mobile COVID-19 and Routine Vaccination Clinics in Lackawanna County in April, May and June from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at each location.
Driving Better Health is a 34-foot mobile medical unit that brings high-quality health care services directly to the underserved communities of Northeast Pennsylvania. The mobile medical unit has been serving populations of special concern since 2020. It is regularly deployed to senior living centers, regional schools, homeless shelters and other community gathering spots.
COVID-19 vaccines and boosters are available for anybody age 5 and up. A guardian must accompany patients who are younger than 17. Walk-up appointments are welcome depending on vaccine availability, but appointments are encouraged for the convenience of patients. Please go to TheWrightCenter.org or call 570.230.0019 to schedule an appointment. The Wright Center for Community Health clinical staff will also offer COVID-19 testing and routine vaccines at the clinics.
The Wright Center for Community Health is offering the following vaccination clinics in Lackawanna County:
- Thursday, April 28: The Recovery Bank, 120 Wyoming Ave., Scranton;
- Friday, April 29: Scranton Healthy Aging Campus, 1004 Jackson St., Scranton, (10 a.m.-noon);
- Thursday, May 12: Drug and Alcohol Treatment Service, 441 Wyoming Ave., Scranton;
- Thursday, May 19 and Thursday, June 16: St. Francis Commons, 504 Penn Ave., Scranton;
- Friday, May 20 and Friday, June 17: Community Intervention Center, 445 N. 6th Ave., Scranton;
- Friday, May 27 and Friday, June 24: St. Francis of Assisi Kitchen, 500 Penn Ave., Scranton;
- Tuesday, June 14: Carbondale Public Library, 5 N. Main St., Carbondale;
Guests are asked to observe public safety measures, including masking and social distancing, during the clinic and bring identification and insurance cards.
The Wright Center for Community Health is a Federally Qualified Health Center Look-Alike. Community health centers offer affordable, safety-net health care services and are the largest providers of primary care for the nation’s most vulnerable and medically underserved populations. Prevalent in both urban and rural settings, community health centers are located in regions with high-poverty rates and/or low numbers of private or nonprofit health care systems and hospitals.