PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – The Sixers and the Philadelphia Department of Health have teamed up to help fans get vaccinated against COVID-19. The Sixers donated hundreds of 76ers playoff T-shirts and autographed items for distribution at three immunization clinics at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.
The first 100 people vaccinated will receive a T-shirt, and the first person to be vaccinated after a secret, preselected hour will earn an autographed 76ers item.
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“The best way to celebrate a 76ers playoff victory is to give your loved ones a hug,” said Acting Health Commissioner Dr. Cheryl Bettigole. “The best way to do it safely is to have everyone immunized today. The 76ers organization has so far been a great partner in making sure people are excited to get the shot and start watching games together again.
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The clinics will take place on:
- Friday May 28: 7:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
- Tuesday June 1: 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
- Wednesday June 2: 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Johnson & Johnson’s single dose vaccine will be administered in clinics.
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