Pennsylvania Vaccine Availability
The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania announced an accelerated vaccine strategy. Beginning April 19, all Pennsylvania residents will be eligible to start scheduling vaccination appointments.
Individuals in Phases 1B and 1C can start scheduling appointments now if they work in these four industries: law enforcement, firefighters, grocery stores, and food and agriculture.
On April 5, all residents in Phase 1B became eligible to schedule appointments. All residents in Phase 1C will be able to start scheduling vaccines on April 12. Learn about vaccine eligibility in Pennsylvania.
Philadelphia Moved to Phase 1c on Monday, April 5
The Philadelphia Department of Public Health announced the City of Philadelphia would move to Phase 1c in its COVID-19 vaccine distribution on Monday, April 5. Phase 1c includes higher education employees. However, four groups within 1c will be prioritized before other groups in 1c. These groups include:
- Sanitation workers
- Maintenance and janitorial staff
- Utility workers
- Postal and package delivery workers
Starting April 19, vaccine appointments will be made available to all Philadelphia residents ages 16 and older.
Residents registered in the city database will get a notification and sign-up link once their group is eligible.