Excela vaccine clinic open to all

Excela Health has opened its COVID-19 vaccine clinic to all area residents 18 and older. The clinic is giving the two-dose Moderna vaccine.

Individuals may register online via the Excela Health web site, ExcelaHealth.org, or call 724-689-1690 between 8 a.m. and noon Monday through Friday.

The clinic is located at 8885 Norwin Ave., North Huntingdon.

Same-day vaccine appointments

Brownsville Family Pharmacy, 27 Market St., has received shipments of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. Same-day appointments are most often available. To set up an appointment, call 724-785-7095 and leave a message for a call-back. Vaccinations will be available Monday through Friday.

Black lung screening

Lungs at Work is offering black lung screenings Monday and Tuesday, June 21 and 22 at the American Legion LaFayette Post #51, 508 E. Main St., Uniontown. Both days will be open from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Those from Fayette and neighboring counties can receive health assessments, pulmonary screenings, pulse oximetry testing, and benefits counseling and assistance with federal Black Lung applications. Call Lungs at Work at 724-941-1650 for questions or to schedule an appointment

American Red Cross Blood Donation locations

The American Red Cross is holding local blood drives in the coming weeks.

Schedule a donation appointment by downloading the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting RedCrossBlood.org, calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or enabling the Blood Donor Skill on any Alexa Echo device.

Donation locations are:

n Uniontown Fireman’s Social Hall, 58 Dunbar St., Uniontown, on Tuesday, June 1 from noon to 6 p.m.

n Fairchance Fire Hall, 31 Pittsburgh St., Fairchance, on Monday, June 7 from 1:30 to 6 p.m.

n Asbury United Methodist Church, 20 Dunbar St., Uniontown, on Thursday, June 17 from 1:30 to 7 p.m.

n Smock Fire Hall, 125 Shaffer Ave., Smock, on Thursday, June 17 from 12:30 to 6 p.m.

n St. Peter’s Parish Center, 118 Church St., Brownsville, on Tuesday, June 22 from noon to 5:30 p.m. and Tuesday, July 27 from noon to 5:30 p.m.

n St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 71 N. Gallatin Ave., Uniontown, on Tuesday, July 6 from 12:30 to 6 p.m.

n McClellandtown Volunteer Fire Co., 109 Puritan Road, McClellandtown, on Friday, July 9 from 1:30 to 7 p.m.

n Farmington Fire Hall, 119 Elliottsville Road, Farmington, on Thursday, July 15 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

n American Legion Lafayette Post 51, 508 E. Main St., Uniontown, on Wednesday, July 21 from 10:30 to 4 p.m.

MVH hosting symposium

Monongahela Valley Hospital is hosting its annual Oncology Symposium, a continuing education program for medical professionals, on Wednesday, June 30, at 8 a.m. in the Anthony M. Lombardi Education Conference Center. Physicians will receive 4.0 Continuing Medical Education (CME) hours and nurses will receive 4.0 Continuing Education Units (CEU) for attending.

To register, visit monvalleyhospital.com or call 724-258-1750. Reservations are required.

Addiction recovery meetings

“There is Hope,” an addiction recovery ministry, meets via Zoom and in-person Mondays from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in Malden Christian Fellowship, 343 Old National Pike. Contact 724-434-4597 or 734-785-3042 for more information.

Brownsville South United Methodist, 412 Second St., offers AA meetings at 5 p.m. Sunday.

Fort Burd United Presbyterian Church, 200 Thornton Rd., hosts NA meetings at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

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