covid vaccine

City Life

Fully Vaxxed and Worried About Delta? Here’s What You Need to Know Now

In retrospect, there were only about two weeks when it truly felt like the pandemic might be on its way out the door. It was […]

City Life

We Told Our Wedding Guests They Had to Be Vaccinated. Here’s What Happened Next

I was told that in the weeks leading up to my wedding, shit would get real. But I never imagined such a bombshell.  Until very […]

Foobooz

More Philly Restaurants Are Announcing Vax-Only Policies

Howdy, buckaroos. Welcome back to the Weekly Roundup. We’re coming up on the dog days of August now. Under normal circumstances (remember those?), this is […]

philadelphia restaurant martha, located in the kensington neighborhood, has angered many with its new proof of vaccination policy
City Life

Philly Restaurant Martha Sparks Outrage Over Proof-of-Vaccination Policy

With a lot of uncertainty in the air right now over COVID and the Delta variant, there has been a lot of talk of mandated […]

Be Well Philly

Philly Fitness Studios Requiring Proof of Vaccination to Take Class or Go Maskless Indoors

Due to increasing vaccination rates and decreasing COVID-19 cases, the city of Philadelphia announced that vaccinated folks — as of June 11th — can go […]

City Life

3 Health-Care Experts With Unvaccinated Kids Explain the COVID Precautions They’re Still Taking

With 45 percent of Philadelphia adults now fully vaccinated, many are starting to dip their toes back into the kinds of socializing that used to […]

Hop Sing Laundromat owner Lê, who says he plans to require proof of vaccine for entry into the cocktail bar
Foobooz

Want to Get Into Hop Sing When It Reopens? Get Ready to Show Proof of Vaccination

Last week, we ran a story about the potential for businesses and events to require proof of COVID vaccination for entry, and we spoke to […]

a CDC COVID vaccine passport card
City Life

Philly Bar Owner Says He’ll Require Vaccine Passports From All Customers

It happened over the weekend. I got a text from the owner of a bar in Philadelphia that’s been closed since March of 2020. He […]

City Life

How Will We Know When the Pandemic Is “Over”?

It’s been 407 days since the World Health Organization first declared the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic, in March 2020. On most of those days, at […]

vaccine clinic
NextHealth PHL

How a Pop-Up Clinic Is Working to Close Philly’s Vaccine Equity Gap

Nearly four months since the first COVID-19 vaccine was administered in Philadelphia, health commissioner Thomas Farley announced on Tuesday that the city administered its one […]

City Life

My Vaccination Card Makes Me Feel Like a VIP

As vaccinations have continued to increase, so has the number of people testing positive for COVID-19. Right now, daily cases are rising by at least […]

a map of philadelphia COVID vaccine recipients by zip code
City Life

City Map Shows Inequalities In COVID Vaccinations in Philadelphia

A newly updated map published by Philadelphia’s Department of Health shows inequalities in who is receiving the COVID vaccine in Philadelphia. The color code on […]

City Life

The Black Doctors Consortium Is Totally Self-Funded. Imagine What It Could Do With City Support

Black people have always had to make the most with the least. Disenfranchisement in education, health care and social services has historically put us in […]

City Life

Inspector General: City Failed to Properly Vet Philly Fighting COVID

In the aftermath of the Philly Fighting COVID vaccine-clinic scandal, there was one main question on everyone’s mind: How the hell did this happen? Health […]

City Life

Didn’t Get an Email After Submitting a Vaccine Interest Form? The City Promises You’re on the List

Philadelphia’s vaccine rollout has been — how to put this charitably? — a national embarrassment. The first online form where people could register their interest […]