By Emily Crane For Dailymail.com
Published: 18:36 GMT, 22 January 2021 | Updated: 18:36 GMT, 22 January 2021
Pennsylvania is now allowing smokers to be at the front of the line for COVID-19 vaccinations alongside nurses, doctors and nursing home residents.
Smokers became eligible to receive the doses first in the state after the Pennsylvania Department of Health added those with 'high-risk medical conditions' to the first phase of the vaccine rollout.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
Smoking is among the conditions deemed to be high risk.
The state is currently still in its first phase of the rollout, which includes Health care personnel, those aged over 65 and those aged between 16-64 with high-risk conditions.
So far, Pennsylvania has given out 643,000 of its 1.3 million doses. Pennsylvania is now allowing smokers to be at the front of the line for COVID-19 vaccinations