PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia’s mass vaccination site at the Pennsylvania Convention Center will be administering only second doses for the next three weeks. Officials from FEMA – who operate the site – say second doses of the Pfizer vaccine will be the sole focus there.
No walk-ups will receive the vaccine.READ MORE: Allegations Of Sexual Misconduct Involving Ocean City Beach Patrol Members Under Investigation
FEMA says they hope to administer the Johnson & Johnson one-dose vaccine in the coming weeks, but the timing on that is still unclear.READ MORE: Multiple Faiths Joining Forces To Combat Philadelphia's Rising Gun Violence
Meanwhile, Philadelphia’s sixth mass COVID-19 vaccination clinic is now open in South Philadelphia. It’s located at the Edward O’Malley Athletic Association.MORE NEWS: 2 Mothers, Babies Rushed To Hospital After Being Rescued From Burning Frankford Apartment Building, Officials Say
A new neighborhood site was just what the residents in South Philly say they desperately needed.