Mobile Vaccination

Thank you for your interest in COVID-19 vaccination with Jefferson Health.

To register for a vaccine appointment, you MUST be a Philadelphia resident and must be age 12 and older.

Scheduling instructions:

  1. Please select an age range below and answer the proceeding questions
  2. Select a date and time for your appointment
  3. Click SCHEDULE
  4. If you have a Jefferson Health MyChart account, log in. Otherwise continue as a guest.
  5. Enter your demographic and insurance information to schedule your appointment (you will NOT receive any bills or charges for your vaccine).

After scheduling your vaccination, please plan to arrive no earlier than 10 minutes ahead of your scheduled appointment to prevent crowding of space, as we must adhere to the state's COVID-19 safety guidelines. You will be required to stay for 15-30 minutes after you receive your vaccine for observation. Please wear a mask and if you have identification, please bring it. If you do not have an ID, insurance or social security number, or if you are uncomfortable sharing this information, you will not be required to share it and you will still be able to get a vaccine with us.

A 3rd  booster dose of the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine can be scheduled at least 28 days after the 2nd dose for patients with a medical history of the following:

  • Currently receiving active cancer treatment for tumors or cancers of the blood
  • Received an organ transplant and are taking medicine to suppress Your immune system
  • Received a stem cell transplant within the last 2 years or You are taking medicine to suppress the immune system
  • Diagnosis of moderate or severe primary immunodeficiency (such as DiGeorge syndrome, Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome)
  • Diagnosis of advanced or untreated HIV infection
  • Currently receiving active treatment with high-dose corticosteroids or other drugs that may suppress your immune response
AGE FOR COVID-19 VACCINE

All vaccine recipients must be at least 12 years of age. If under age 18, a parent/guardian must be present.

Please take the time to review the Fact Sheets below in advance of your appointment:

For more information about scheduling your first dose, please call (215) 512-2173. Phone line will be answered weekdays 9AM-5PM and voicemails left on nights/weekends will be returned within 24 business hours.

COVID-19 Booster Vaccination (third vaccination)

The CDC and FDA have advised that certain individuals should receive 1 booster dose (or third shot) of COVID-19 vaccination after a second dose of the Moderna vaccination.

This booster is recommended for moderately to severely immunocompromised people 28 days after their second dose who have:

    Been receiving active cancer treatment for tumors or cancers of the blood

    Received an organ transplant and are taking medicine to suppress the immune system

    Received a stem cell transplant within the last 2 years or are taking medicine to suppress the immune system

    Moderate or severe primary immunodeficiency (such as DiGeorge syndrome, Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome)

    Advanced or untreated HIV infection

    Active treatment with high-dose corticosteroids or other drugs that may suppress your immune response

These recommendations only apply to individuals who have received the mRNA vaccine (Moderna).  There are currently no guidelines for additional doses for individuals who have received the J&J (Janssen) vaccine. 

Getting the 3rd Booster

Individuals should be vaccinated with whichever vaccine they received for their initial two-dose series.

Individuals who qualify for the booster vaccines should:

    1. Schedule your appointment

    2. Be prepared to sign an attestation that they have a qualifying condition.

    3. Bring their Vaccine Cards to be updated with the booster dose

Side effects from this third vaccination are similar to those experienced during the initial two-dose series including: injection site pain or redness, fatigue, low-grade fevers, and muscle aches which are generally mild to moderate.

The CDC and FDA have advised that certain individuals should receive 1 booster dose (or third shot) of COVID-19 vaccination after a second dose of the Pfizer vaccination.

This booster is recommended for moderately to severely immunocompromised people 28 days after their second dose who have:

    Been receiving active cancer treatment for tumors or cancers of the blood

    Received an organ transplant and are taking medicine to suppress the immune system

    Received a stem cell transplant within the last 2 years or are taking medicine to suppress the immune system

    Moderate or severe primary immunodeficiency (such as DiGeorge syndrome, Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome)

    Advanced or untreated HIV infection

    Active treatment with high-dose corticosteroids or other drugs that may suppress your immune response

This booster is also recommended 6 months after their second dose for patients who:

·      Are 65 years of age and older and a resident in a long-term care setting

·      Are aged 18-64 years of age with any of the following underlying medical conditions that include cancer, chronic kidney disease, chronic lung disease such as COPD, dementia, diabetes, Down syndrome, heart disease such as heart failure and coronary artery disease, chronic liver disease, obesity, pregnancy, sickle cell disease, tobacco use, stroke, drug or alcohol addiction.  For complete list and additional information, see:

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/need-extra-precautions/people-with-medical-conditions.html

·      Are aged 18-64 years of age with an increased risk for COVID-19 infection and transmission because of occupational or institutional setting

These recommendations only apply to individuals who have received the mRNA vaccine (Pfizer).  There are currently no guidelines for additional doses for individuals who have received the J&J (Janssen) vaccine. 

Getting the 3rd Booster

Individuals should be vaccinated with whichever vaccine they received for their initial two-dose series.

Individuals who qualify for the booster vaccines should:

    1. Schedule your appointment

    2. Be prepared to sign an attestation that they have a qualifying condition.

    3. Bring their Vaccine Cards to be updated with the booster dose

Side effects from this third vaccination are similar to those experienced during the initial two-dose series including: injection site pain or redness, fatigue, low-grade fevers, and muscle aches which are generally mild to moderate.

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