Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH) PAHAN Updates

The Pennsylvania Department of Health recently issued 3 PAHAN recommendations addressing immunization of 5-12 years old, quarantine clarifications, and COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Dose. See links below for full text. Contact your own healthcare provider form more guidance. If you have other questions, call your local healht department or 1-877-PA-HEALTH (1-877-724-3258).

  • 2021-PAHAN-608-11-05-ADV – Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for 5 to <12 years old children 11-5-21 
    CDC guidance [COVID-19 Vaccines for Children and Teens] released on Nov. 2, 2021, recommends all children aged 5 to <12 years old get pediatric formulation of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines to help protect against COVID-19.  
  • 2021 – PAHAN – 607 – 10-25-UPD – UPDATE: Public Health Recommendations Given New Evidence on the SARSCoV-2 Delta Variant (Replaces PA-HAN-583 and provides clarification on quarantine recommendations for individuals exposed to SARS-CoV-2)
  •  2021 – PAHAN – 606 – 10-25-ADV – Recommendations Regarding COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Dose