PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Philadelphia’s first federal vaccination site opens on Wednesday, and it’s already hit a snag.
Health officials say several people who are not yet eligible for the shot managed to sign up for appointments at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.
Officials think those “line-jumpers,” as they’re called, got access to the link when it was shared with them by people who are eligible.READ MORE: Several Philadelphia-Area Vaccination Clinics Temporarily Close After FDA, CDC Recommend US Pause Use Of Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 Vaccine
The health department is now working to weed those people out and cancel their appointments.READ MORE: CDC, FDA Recommend US Pause Use Of Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 Vaccine Over Blood Clot Concerns
Vaccinations are currently open to people in the 1A and 1B phases.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 In Pennsylvania: All Adults Eligible For Vaccine On Tuesday, Except Philadelphia Residents
The clinic at the convention center hopes to vaccinate up to 6,000 people each day.