Northeast Philly Residents Can Now Get COVID Vaccine Without An Appointment

Alex Lloyd Gross Photo-Delaware Valley File photo a person gets the vaccine at the PA Convention Center

by Alex Lloyd Gross

Residents of Northeast Philadelphia can now get a free COVID-19 vaccination  by going to the Pennsylvania Convention Center.  Starting today, March 17,2021,  appointments are no longer required. This will run until March 22, 2021.

People all over the country are frustrated by getting online,  trying to get an appointment and  not hearing anything. Bot everyone can just walk up,  the following criteria must be met.

The walk-up vaccinations will be open to those who meet Philadelphia’s Phase 1a and 1b eligibility criteria and can prove that they live in the following zip codes using an ID card, a piece of mail with an address, or a PHL City ID.

West and Southwest Philadelphia

  • 19104
  • 19131
  • 19139
  • 19142
  • 19143
  • 19151
  • 19153

North Philadelphia

  • 19122
  • 19132
  • 19133
  • 19134
  • 19140

Northeast and Lower Northeast Philadelphia

  • 19116
  • 19120
  • 19124
  • 19135
  • 19136
  • 19138
  • 19141
  • 19144
  • 19149
  • 19152
You Must have identification proving you are living in any of the above zip codes..

People that show up must wait outside and are urged to dress for the weather. You must arrive before 5:00 PM

Alex Lloyd Gross
Alex Lloyd Gross has the reputation for aggressive news coverage. With over 40 years experience including working at The News Gleaner, and had his work published in books and magazines that span the entire globe. With a strong background in emergency service related topics, he can bring forth a perspective that others cannot.
A contributor to Starfile Photo Agency for 20 years, Alex has been given access to and has photographed luminaries of both stage and screen.
He now shares his talent with you.