Vaccine Update: Phase 1C and the Next Vaccine Event

Vaccine Update: Phase 1C and the Next Vaccine Event

Eligibility Update

Starting on Monday, April 12th those in Phase 1C and current medical patients of Mazzoni Center will be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine. Those in Phase 1C are:

  •       Sanitation workers
  • Maintenance and janitorial staff 
  • Utility workers
  • Postal and package delivery workers
  • Finance: public facing, non-remote positions in the finance industry
  • Transportation workers such as airport and train workers and taxi or rideshare drivers
  • Construction workers
  • IT & telecommunications workers
  • Members of the press
  • Legal industry
  • Public health workers
  • People receiving home and community-based services as defined by the PA Dept of Human Services
  • Landscaping workers
  • Government workers
  • Election Board workers
  • Social services workers
  • Unpaid caregivers of medically vulnerable people  

on Monday, April 19 Phase 2 will open and all medical patients of Mazzoni Center 16 and older will become eligible.

Types of Vaccines Offered at Mazzoni Center

We have available both the Modern (two shots) and Johnson & Johnson (one shot) vaccines as choices for when you come in to get vaccinated.

4/13 Update: Given the recent pause on the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, we are only administering the Moderna vaccine until further notice.

Vaccine Events

We will have an vaccine event for current medical patients of Mazzoni Center on Saturday, April 24.  We will have 200 doses of the vaccine available and are offering both the Moderna (two shots) and Johnson & Johnson (one shot) vaccines. Available appointments are between the hours of 8 am and 3 pm. Please call our office at 215-563-0658 to schedule! Reminder: These scheduled appointments are only available at Mazzoni Center for curren medical patients of the health center.

Previous Vacccine Information

The COVID-19 vaccine is now available at Mazzoni Center for current patients of the health center.  Following the Philadelphia Department of Health guidelines, we are providing vaccines to our patients in groups 1a and 1b.

This includes:

1) Age 75 or older

2) Have one of the following High Risk Medical Conditions:

  • Cancer
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)
  • Heart Conditions
  • Solid Organ Transplant
  • Obesity (BMI over 30)
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Smoking
  • Type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • Living in congregate residential setting
  • High-risk of morbidity/mortality

3) Be employed in one of the following High Risk Occupations:

  • Health care worker
  • Congregate residential housing workers
  • First responders
  • Public transit
  • Service providers working with high-risk populations
  • Food distribution, prep or service
  • Childcare, education providers
  • Manufacturing critical goods
  • High volume essential retail

If you fit in the above categories, you will be able to schedule a vaccine appointment.

Schedule a vaccine appointment.

To schedule a vaccine appointment please call us(215-563-0658) or message us via the patient portal.  To receive the vaccine, you will need to complete your vaccine screener. By filling out this form, you confirm that you are part of the 1A or 1B groups now eligible for the vaccination in Philadelphia. If you do not complete this questionnaire prior to your appointment, you will not be able to receive the vaccine.

Philadelphia Vaccine Roll Out Plans

If you do not fall under any of these categories, please be patient and wait for further updates on the City of Philadelphia's vaccine rollout plan. You can sign up for updates from Philadelphia here:

For more information on the vaccine and Philadelphia’s plan please see: