PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — More than 200 Marines and U.S. Navy sailors have arrived in Philadelphia to help support FEMA’s mass vaccination site. Defense Department photos show a team of masked military members at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.
The Center City Vaccination Center opens Wednesday.READ MORE: Several Philadelphia-Area Vaccination Clinics Temporarily Close After FDA, CDC Recommend US Pause Use Of Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 Vaccine
The goal is to provide around 6,000 doses a day to Philadelphia residents.READ MORE: CDC, FDA Recommend US Pause Use Of Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 Vaccine Over Blood Clot Concerns
The FEMA site will be appointment only.
People interested in getting a vaccine will need to sign up through the city’s health department.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 In Pennsylvania: All Adults Eligible For Vaccine On Tuesday, Except Philadelphia Residents
Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas is traveling to Philadelphia on Tuesday to tour the FEMA mass vaccination site.