Philadelphia County up to date information about the Vaccine
The Philadelphia Department of Public Health is the lead agency in overseeing distribution of COVID-19 vaccines to residents of Philadelphia. For the latest information on the vaccine in Philadelphia please click here
If you have questions about vaccination, call (215) 685-5488.
Philadelphia Run vaccine Sites
To find a vaccine site in Philadelphia please click here
Walk-in sites (CALL FIRST FOR ACCESSIBILITY QUESTIONS)
Beginning on Wednesday, July 7, COVID-19 vaccine will be available without an appointment on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 8:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the following Ambulatory Health Annex locations:
- Health Center 3 Annex (4219 Chester Ave., 19104)
- Berks Street Annex (2001 W. Berks St., 19121)
- Health Center 6 Annex (301 W. Girard Ave., 19123)
- Health Center 10 Annex (2230 Cottman Ave., 19149)
If you prefer to schedule a vaccine appointment at one of these locations, please call (215) 685-2933.
COVID-19 testing is available on most afternoons at these locations from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. To schedule an appointment, please call (215) 685-2933.
Philadelphia In-Home Vaccination Program
311 or 215-685-5488 (dial 711 for TRS/TTY assistance) or fill out this form. Once you are registered, you will be contacted by that provider to schedule an in-home vaccination visit. It may take 1 – 2 weeks to get your appointment scheduled.
COVID-19 vaccine is free, though some providers may bill insurance if you have it.
Healthcare organizations or professionals interested in helping to vaccinate people who are homebound can email email@example.com to learn how to enroll as a COVID-19 vaccine provider and how to participate in the Health Department’s homebound vaccination referral program.
Please click here to register for an in-home vaccine appointment today!
OR Email the Black Doctor’s Consortium at firstname.lastname@example.org
Philadelphia COVID-19 Vaccine frequently asked questions
The Philadelphia Immunization Program has created a FAQ resource to address specific questions for different populations and workforces regarding COVID-19 vaccines. To view these FAQs please click here
The Disability Information and Access Line
The Disability Information and Access Line (DIAL) connects callers to information about how to access the COVID-19 vaccine and related supports for people with disabilities. DIAL connects callers to vaccine sites and provides information related to barriers to vaccination by referring callers to local and national disability resources.
For more information about the hotline and its resources please click here.
CDC COVID-19 and Covid-19 Vaccination information
For up to date information from the CDC on COVID-19 please click here
FDA Vaccine Safety
For up to date information from the FDA on COVID-19 vaccine safety please click here
For individuals and families in need of of food there are a number of resources available at this time:
City of Philadelphia Food sites
The city of Philadelphia has setup food sites throughout the city where any resident can pick up free food for their household. We encourage you to use these sites if you are in need of food. You can find more information on the City’s website by clicking here
Philadelphia Corporation for Aging (PCA) Grab and go Meals
For individuals 60 and older, PCA is operating a series of grab and go meal distribution sites for older adults, to provide nourishment during COVID-19. In all, a total of 20 sites are open for grab and go meals. for information please click here
Share Food Program
During COVID-19, The Share Food Program is working hard with it partners to make sure Philadelphians have continued access to food. For more information click here
Community Health Choices Home Delivered meals
If you receive managed care long term supports and services under Community Health Choices (CHC), home delivered meals are available as a benefit during this time. Please reach out to your managed care organization for more information or to request this service. For more information on CHC please click here
SNAP Online Purchasing Program
As of May 18, 2020, the United States Department of Agriculture’s Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) approved a state plan submitted by the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS) for providing online purchasing options to Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) households. For more information please click here
If you are a veteran and are registered with the Philadelphia VA you can request home delivered groceries. For more information please contact you VA social worker or Voluntary Services at 215-823-5868
The City of Philadelphia COVID-19 Resources
In response to the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19), the City of Philadelphia has activated the city’s Emergency Operations Center. Philadelphians can stay informed about the latest information by signing up for text alerts. To do so, text COVIDPHL to 888-777. You can also visit the Department of Health’s regularly updated Coronavirus webpage by clicking here.
The State of Pennsylvania’s COVID-19 Resources
The Wolf Administration released a plan that uses a phased approach to re-open the state. Included in this plan are resources for individuals impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. You can find out more information, along with the resources that state is providing by clicking here.
CDC COVID-19 Toolkit for People with Disabilities
Guidance and tools to help people with disabilities and those who serve or care for them make decisions, protect their health, and communicate with their communities. You can find out more information by clicking here.