By CBS3 Staff

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (CBS) — Doylestown Health started registering thousands of people on Wednesday for new first-dose COVID-19 appointments. It offered 10,000 appointments to people eligible in the current 1A phase.

Most of the slots were already reserved for established patients.

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Doylestown Health said it is doing its part to meet the state’s goal of scheduling all 1A Pennsylvanians by the end of March.

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“It is our hope that these 10,000 new first doses — in conjunction with the efforts of other hospital, community pharmacies, and the Bucks County Department of Health vaccine clinics — will be another source of hope and protection for the community, in addition to the 35,000 doses Doylestown Health has already administered,” Doylestown Health said in a statement.

The vaccines will be given out between March 29 and April 30.

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