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Updated November 24, 2021

BCHC WALK UP COVID 19 VACCINE CLINICS

In November, BCHC will be offering the Covid 19 vaccine at the following times:
*Mondays  – 838 Penn Street location – 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
*Thursdays – 1110 Rockland location – 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
*Saturday – 11/6 – 1110 Rockland Street-  8:30 am – 2:00 pm
*Wednesday – 11/10 – 1110 Rockland Street –   5:00 – 8:00 pm
*Saturday – 11/13 – Conrad Weiser High School – 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
*Saturday – 11/20 – Hope Rescue Mission – 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Click on the calendar below for details.

We will have Pfizer vaccines (2 dose – ages 12 and older), Pfizer – Pediatric (2 dose-ages 5-11) Moderna (2 dose – ages 18 and older) and J&J (1 dose – ages 18 and older) available.    We will be able to accommodate additional doses and boosters for all vaccines if needed.  Check our latest vaccine supply chart below.

The Do Your Part Berks website https://www.doyourpartberks.com/  will continue to inform you of vaccine availability options in our community or  https://vaccinatepa.org/counties/Berks_County

If you are unable to register or have other questions, please call 610-988-4838 ext. 2031

COVID -19 VACCINE

BCHC is committed to vaccinate as many of our community members as we can.  All Pennsylvania residents over the age of 5 are able to get the Covid 19 vaccine.

For more information on available vaccines, visit Vaccine Safety

There are a lot of questions regarding the vaccine.  It’s ok – just ask your healthcare provider!  Here are some of the common myths.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3rd DOSE VS. BOOSTER INFORMATION

The additional COVID vaccine doses can be a bit confusing.  Hopefully, the chart below helps provide some understanding.  Please continue to check back as this may change frequently.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Visit the most recent article from the PA Department of Health by clicking here.

COVID 19 TESTING

Berks Community Health Center is providing COVID-19 testing for the entire community  in Reading:

  • BCHC’s 838 Penn Street location, Monday, Tuesday & Friday from 9 AM to 4 PM
  • You do not have to be a BCHC patient to make an appointment for a COVID-19 diagnostic test.

Testing is BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.  Please call ahead for screening and to register for an appointment time for testing.

To register for COVID-19 testing , please call BCHC at 610-988-4838 ext. 2031


MEDICAL AND DENTAL CARE

Berks Community Health Center has been caring for patients through Telehealth and in-person visits throughout the COVID-19 emergency.  We will continue to care for you in ways that are safe for patients and staff.  When making an appointment, BCHC will make an assessment on which type of appointment is best for you based on your symptoms.

Telehealth is communicating with your Provider over the phone or your computer.   To see a video explaining Telehealth, click HERE for English or HERE for Spanish.

Remember, we are here for you.  But in this crisis, we want you to stay safe so please call us before you come to the health center.  The number is (610)988-4838 


UPDATED BCHC VISITOR POLICY – SEPTEMBER 30, 2021