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More Philly pharmacies are carrying the vaccine | Coronavirus Newsletter

from The Philadelphia Inquirer

by Kelly O’Shea
Published Mar 22, 2021

The gist: Independent pharmacies have been arguing for months that they can help make the vaccine rollout more equitable to those in at-risk communities. Philadelphia has recently approved more small pharmacies to supply doses. COVID-19 has heightened scrutiny on worker protections such as health and safety and equity and inclusion, and underscored the importance of giving workers voice and agency on the job.

— Kelly O’Shea (@kelloshea, [email protected])

Philly Pharmacy carrying covid vaccine
David Parker, of West Philadelphia, receive his first shot by pharmacist Ben Nachum, at Patriot Pharmacy on March 17.