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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

City Life

Here’s Where to Get a COVID Vaccination in Philly

If you’re reading this, we have good news to share: You can officially get the coronavirus vaccine. On April 16th, health commissioner Thomas Farley announced […]

City Life

The City Now Has a (Very Tentative) Timeline for When You’ll Be Vaccinated

The experts have been saying for a few weeks now that COVID-19 trends for Philadelphia look good. The latest computer models predicted declines in cases, […]

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City Life

Some Good COVID News, For a Change

Between the Philly Fighting COVID fallout and the health department sharing new details about its vaccine rollout, it’s been a week full of vaccine news. […]

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NextHealth PHL

5 Questions About Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate, Answered

Over the weekend, Johnson & Johnson announced promising results from the third and final phase of clinical trials for its single-shot COVID-19 vaccine candidate. The […]

City Life

Got a Shot From Philly Fighting COVID? Here’s What to Do Now

In the days since the city cut ties with Philly Fighting COVID, the since-disgraced start-up that ran Philadelphia’s first mass-vaccination clinic at the Pennsylvania Convention […]

City Life

Who, Exactly, Is Philly Fighting COVID?

Andrei Doroshin is 22 years old, working toward his degree at Drexel, and a C-suite executive in three different businesses: a real estate firm (CEO), […]

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NextHealth PHL

A Penn Behavioral Economist on Ways Philly Could Speed Up COVID-19 Vaccinations

Though multiple COVID-19 vaccines are currently being distributed and administered across the United States, the overall rollout has been slow and uncoordinated. This has presented […]

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City Life

Philadelphia Health Department Severs Relationship with Philly Fighting COVID

The city health department is severing its vaccine partnership with Philly Fighting COVID effective immediately, spokesperson Jim Garrow said in a statement on Monday evening. […]