As states roll out their vaccination plans, a common question we keep hearing is, “Where and when can I get the COVID-19 vaccine?” Each state is handling the vaccine distribution differently. For the most up-to-date information, please check your state’s website.
The State of Delaware is currently offering vaccines to healthcare personnel and long-term care residents and staff under Phase 1A, as well as individuals aged 65 and older and frontline essential workers under Phase 1B.
According to their website, frontline essential workers under Phase 1B — including food manufacturing AND grocery store workers — are eligible to receive the vaccine through their employer and should look for further information directly from them.
Visit the State of Delaware’s website for even more details.
The State of Maryland is currently in Phase 1C, which includes members who are healthcare workers, nursing home staff, food/agriculture production workers, and grocery store employees. Everyone in Phase 1C is currently eligible to receive a vaccine through the state!
Vaccinations are available through hospitals and local health departments statewide. Visit the State of Maryland’s website and enter your zip code to see where you can schedule your vaccination today.
The New Jersey Vaccine Scheduling System (NJVSS) is currently live. All residents can pre-register for the vaccine through the NJVSS and will be notified by email when they become eligible for the vaccine.
According to the State of New Jersey, vaccines are currently available to all of Phase 1A and some of Phase 1B. This includes the following members:
For a complete list of who is eligible, click here. Eligible recipients can make an appointment directly with many of the designated vaccination sites on the State of New Jersey’s website. Those who are not eligible are encouraged to pre-register using the NJVSS.
The State of Pennsylvania is currently in Phase 1A. The vaccine is currently being distributed to the following members:
Food and agricultural workers, manufacturing workers, and grocery store workers are all in Phase 1B and do not currently qualify to receive the vaccine. For a complete list of all phases and to see where you can get vaccinated, click here.
The Pennsylvania Department of Health has created a new quiz called “Your Turn” to determine each resident’s eligibility to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. If it is your turn, you will be directed on how to find a vaccine provider. Click here to get started.
Philadelphia County is a separate vaccine jurisdiction and has its own information about vaccine distribution.
Philadelphia is currently distributing vaccines to those in Phase 1A and 1B. According to the Schedule and definitions of priority populations
for COVID-19 vaccine, this includes:
Currently, there is a COVID-19 Vaccine Interest Form for Philadelphia County residents and is used to determine when and where you are able to get the COVID-19 vaccine.
We hope this information helps!