PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia Phillies are offering coronavirus vaccinations at games for the upcoming series against the Atlanta Braves, and those who get the shots can get free Phillies ticekts.
The Phillies are teaming up with Penn Medicine to host COVID-19 Vaccination Awareness Days & Clinics during the Braves series, June 8 to June 10, at Citizens Bank Park.
Those who receive get vaccines at the ballpark will also be given two free tickets to a future Phillies home game. Free tickets are available for games against the Miami Marlins June 29 to July 1 and against the San Diego Padres July 2 to July 4. They will also get a concession credit for a free hot dog and soda, as well as Phillies giveaway.
Fans must be at least 18 years or older to be eligible to receive the free one-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine. For health and security reasons, vaccines will only be available to ticketed guests and ballpark employees. No registration is required.
The clinic will be located— adjacent to the Boardwalk Eats concessions area in the Left Field Plaza — and available as soon as gates open until 9 p.m. on June 8 and June 9, and 3 p.m. on June 10.
Healthcare providers from Penn Medicine will administer the vaccine, as well as be on-site to provide fans with information and answer questions about the COVID-19 vaccine.
“This is a great opportunity for our fans to get vaccinated if they haven’t already,” said David Buck, Phillies Executive Vice President. “We would like to thank Penn Medicine for stepping up to the plate and providing this invaluable and free service.”
“Continuing to increase vaccination rates in our communities requires dedication and ingenuity. Partners like the Phillies help us reach more people in more creative locations, where we can not only administer vaccines but also discuss how vital vaccination is to beating COVID-19,” said PJ Brennan, Chief Medical Officer, University of Pennsylvania Health System. “Every shot makes a difference.”