Older adults who will soon be turning 65 and are not yet enrolled in Medicare can attend a free virtual event to learn more about their healthcare coverage options. The Pennsylvania Department of Aging’s “Welcome to Medicare” Virtual Fair will be June 23rd from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm. The event will feature national presentations from the State Health Insurance Assistance Programs on Medicare eligibility, enrollment, and coverage options. Register for the fair at the State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) National Technical Assistance Center (SHIP TA Center) website: https://www.shiptacenter.org/about-medicare/news/.
Geisinger continues to offer COVID-19 vaccine walk-in events this week. Walk-in vaccinations will be available Saturday (May 29th) at the Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital Vaccine Center on Highland Avenue Extended in Lewistown from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Geisinger is offering the Pfizer vaccine, which is a two-dose vaccine administered 21 days apart.
Thieves stole several items from a Huntingdon County residence sometime in the last month. According to State Police, a generator, a portable air conditioner, a propane can, and a Blackstone griddle were removed from the Bear Meadows Road area of Petersburg sometime between April 30th and May 23rd. Stolen items are valued at more than $600. Anyone with information should contact State Police at Huntingdon at 814-627-3161.