More Mass Vaccinations in Philly

6,000 daily at Convention Center should begin March 3rd

As part of Pres. Joe Biden’s commitment to expand COVID-19 protection, his Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will open a mass coronavirus vaccination clinic at the Pennsylvania Convention Center as early as March 3 according to a White House release today.  The target will be vaccinations for about 6000 persons a day according to a statement by Health Commissioner Thomas Farley.

Mayor Jim Kenney pushed for the Philadelphia site to be held at the Convention Center in Center City to ensure it was in a centrally located area that was easily accessible by transit, said an Inquirer release today.

(Information for this article collated by Globe Times staff from local news sources)

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