News Live 365: March 8, 2021

Meadville Medical Center has online registration for two COVID-19 vaccine clinics happening this week. The clinics are for individuals in the 1A phase of the vaccine schedule, which is anyone 65 or older, or with medical conditions such as kidney diseases, cancer, COPD, heart conditions, type 2 diabetes, and obesity. The first clinic is tomorrow on Tuesday March, 9th and the second on Saturday March, 13th. Go to mmchs.org and click the registration link to schedule an appointment.

 

Pennsylvania’s Governor, Tom Wolf has decided that the single dose COVID-19 vaccines from Johnson & Johnson will first be used to vaccinate teachers and school employees who wouldn’t ordinarily qualify for a vaccine in phase 1A. The Commonwealth received nearly 95,000 doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine last week which it plans to be putting into the arms of school employees before the end of this week.

 

Authorities in Erie County are investigating the theft of a pickup truck from an auto dealership in Corry between last Monday and last Wednesday. The vehicle is a silver 2016 Ford F-150 XLT with a third door on the cabin; as a dealership vehicle it had no plates. Anyone who may have information about the theft should call the Corry State police at (814)663-2043.

 

This month’s Veteran’s Outreach Hours at the Seneca office of State Representative Lee James are from 10AM to 2PM on Tuesday March, 16th. Veterans who need help with their benefits should call (814)677-6413 to make an appointment.

 

In State News, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals has allowed a discrimination lawsuit against the Pittsburgh Police Department to proceed. The plaintiff accuses the department violating the Americans with Disabilities Act after they refused to hire him after he revealed his diagnoses of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.