“We write to ask that the city work swiftly to support the opening of vaccination sites in South Philadelphia,” reads the letter signed by City Councilman Mark Squilla, state Sen. Nikil Saval and state Reps. Elizabeth Fiedler and Regina Young. “We are deeply concerned by the lack of COVID vaccine services being offered to residents of our respective districts in South Philadelphia, and South Philly as a whole.”
The city’s vaccine distribution site map reveals six locations south of Washington Avenue where residents can obtain the vaccine. A visual scan of the map shows vaccine sites more clustered in areas like Center City, North Philly and West Philly.
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