By CBS3 Staff

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — South Philadelphia is about to get some much-needed vaccination sites. It comes after lawmakers described the area as a “vaccine desert” because of a lack of places for people to get vaccinated there.

Two new vaccination sites will open in South Philly next week.

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They’re at the EOM Athletic Association on Moore Street and Grand Yesha Ballroom on Snyder Avenue.

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The city also announced today that people 65 and older are now eligible to get the shot.