Ala Stanford, a pediatric surgeon in Philadelphia, held an event at the Liacolas Center on the Temple University campus from Friday (Friday) noon to Saturday noon. He said: “There are no people waiting in line. vaccination.”
Stanford University said that more than 3,000 vaccines had been provided by Saturday morning, and she was satisfied with “most of” things.
Stanford said: “There are many things we can adjust to make the next time better.”
Standford said that Vaxathon’s busiest number of vaccinations per hour exceeds 200.
Stanford said: “The difficulty is that when we started there were 1
Stanford University is committed to vaccinating black communities. She emphasized that deaths caused by black communities accounted for more than half of COVID-19 deaths.
“This does not mean that they have no fear or fear. It does not mean that they have forgotten about drug abuse, but they only focus on the present and the present. Now and now, one in two African Americans knows that they have died from People with coronavirus or people who are seriously ill. This is hope.” Stanford said.
Clinic officials were surprised at the long queue late at night. At 4 AM on Saturday, the line extended to 15th Street.
“I really thought that maybe at 1 am, at least 4, people won’t be here, but they are outside, so we have to deal with those cold temperatures and how to keep them warm,” Stanford said.
Some people in the line said that they had waited more than nine hours to get shot but were willing to wait.
Mindy Washington of Germantown said: “When people are focused and determined, they will succeed, and then we will conquer COVID.”
The staff and mascot of the Philadelphia Eagles, Swoop, surprised the hundreds of people waiting in line for Dunkin coffee and hot chocolate.
Stanford University said that the black doctors COVID-19 consortium brought the waiting people onto the stage, separated from each other and from society. They have a separate space for senior citizens.
Stanford said: “Just by working with the Liacolas Center, you can really use all the space here, which helps. Even this morning is better than yesterday.”
The team vaccinated Moderna on a first-come, first-served basis. No appointment is required, but the event is not just for anyone.
People must have entered phases 1A and 1B to qualify and live in certain postal codes.
Stage 1B includes people 75 years and older, as well as people with illnesses, first responders, and people working in childcare, food services, public transportation, retail, and manufacturing.
Stanford University said she had brought a sleeping bag. She said she participated in the entire 24-hour operation and witnessed the seemingly endless queue.
Stanford said: “This tells me that people want to live. They think it can save lives and save livelihoods. That’s why so many people are here.”
The priority postal codes processed in 24-hour clinics include: 19104, 19119, 19121, 19123, 19124, 19126, 19131, 19132, 19138, 19139, 19140, 19141, 19142, 19143, 19144, 19145, 19146, 19150, 19151, and 19153 .
The consortium said the postal code was approved by the Philadelphia Department of Public Health.
Officials said the zip codes listed are the areas with the highest number of infections and deaths in the city and the lowest vaccination rates.
The consortium also stated that teachers living in the worst-hit zip codes are eligible to be vaccinated during the 24-hour event.
Craig Mortimore of West Philadelphia was the first to line up.
Mortimer said: “It’s about life. It will improve my quality of life.”
He reached the steps of the Liacolas Center at 4:45 on Friday morning. Due to health problems, there is no other way to make an appointment for a vaccine. This is his best choice.
After receiving the footage, he can only describe this feeling as “relief!”
People who are vaccinated will need to be vaccinated again in future events.
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