COVID-19 vaccine

The vaccine is now available for everyone 5 and older! Get your children vaccinated today. Find a City-run vaccine clinic or partner vaccine clinic to protect yourself and your loved ones. If you have questions about vaccination, call (215) 685-5488.

Department of Public Health

What we do

The Department of Public Health works to make Philadelphia a healthy place to live, work, and play.

Our department:

  • Provides high-quality medical care at City health centers.
  • Prevents the spread of illness and infectious disease.
  • Protects against environmental hazards.
  • Encourages healthy behaviors to prevent chronic disease.
  • Plans and responds to health emergencies.
  • Ensures the quality and accessibility of health services.
  • Sets health policy.
  • Collects, analyzes, and reports on a variety of public health data.

Two boards provide us with guidance on policy and regulatory issues: the Board of Health and the Air Pollution Control Board.

The Medical Examiner’s Office (MEO) determines the cause and manner of death for sudden, unexpected, and unnatural deaths in Philadelphia.

By providing a safety net to the City’s most vulnerable people, we work to keep everyone in Philadelphia healthy.

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Address
1101 Market St.
13th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
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Events

  • Dec
    2
    PDPH Mobile Testing Unit - Community COVID-19 Testing Event
    9:00 am to 1:00 pm
    Greater St Matthew Baptist Church, 1538 W Wingohocking St, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA

    PDPH Mobile Testing Unit - Community COVID-19 Testing Event

    December 2, 2021
    9:00 am to 1:00 pm, 4 hours
    Greater St Matthew Baptist Church, 1538 W Wingohocking St, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
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    • No out-of-pocket costs
    • No appointments required
    • Walk-up testing with on-site registration
    • Rapid testing available
  • Dec
    2
    PDPH Mobile Testing Unit- Community COVID-19 Testing Event
    9:00 am to 1:00 pm
    Triumph Baptist Church, 1648 W Hunting Park Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA

    PDPH Mobile Testing Unit- Community COVID-19 Testing Event

    December 2, 2021
    9:00 am to 1:00 pm, 4 hours
    Triumph Baptist Church, 1648 W Hunting Park Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
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    • No out-of-pocket costs
    • No appointments required
    • Walk-up testing with on-site registration
    • Rapid testing available
  • Dec
    2
    Community Flu Clinic
    9:00 am to 2:00 pm
    1538 W Wingohocking St, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA

    Community Flu Clinic

    December 2, 2021
    9:00 am to 2:00 pm, 5 hours
    1538 W Wingohocking St, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
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    Free flu vaccines for adults aged 19+
  • Dec
    2
    Waterview Rec Center
    10:00 am to 4:00 pm
    5826 McMahon St, Philadelphia, PA 19144, USA

    Waterview Rec Center

    December 2, 2021
    10:00 am to 4:00 pm, 6 hours
    5826 McMahon St, Philadelphia, PA 19144, USA
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