Interested in learning more about the COVID-19 vaccine? Join us on Wednesday, January 5 for a community panel about the vaccine, and receive a FREE vaccine for you and/or your child age 5+, administered by Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
Arrive after 4 p.m. for FREE Museum admission and the chance to explore our exhibits, including our new market experience, Food & Family! Advanced registration is required for Museum admission; sign up below to reserve your FREE tickets to the Museum for next Wednesday night!
Receive your COVID-19 vaccine on-site at Please Touch Museum, administered by Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. All ages 5+ are invited to receive their first or second COVID vaccine, and guests ages 16+ are able to receive their booster. No documentation or insurance information is required.
Planning to get your vaccine at Please Touch Museum on January 5?
- CHOP requests that participants sign up for the clinic ahead of time by visiting https://chopvax.chop.edu or texting “READY” to 267-328-5378. On-site, day-of registration for the vaccine clinic is also available as needed — walk-ins welcome!
- Anyone participating in the vaccine clinic must also reserve free Museum tickets for the evening of January 5 in order to enter the Museum and access the clinic.
Vaccine Panel & Community Conversation
Join us for a town hall-style conversation at Please Touch Museum to learn about the effectiveness of the COVID-19 vaccine, ask questions about vaccine development and COVID-19, and learn about resources and support available for parents of young children. Childcare will be provided during the panel on a first-come, first-served basis for children age 3+.
Meet the Panelists
Monica Harmon, MSN, MPH, RN, serves on the Museum’s Parkside Advisory Council. She has practiced in a variety of settings working with vulnerable populations and has led research on how the social determinants of health impact vulnerable communities, diversity in nursing, and maternal and child fatalities.
Sophia Collins is the Clinical Nurse Program Manager for CHOP’s region-wide, school-base testing initiative, Project: ACE-IT. Project: ACE IT aims to reduce the risk of in-school COVID-19 transmission and bolster confidence that safe, in-person learning is possible when testing is performed regularly. Sophia also serves as Clinical Lead for the CHOP Community Vaccine Initiative and co-creator of teen led vaccine advocacy group, Philly Teen Vaxx Ambassadors.
Jenny Delacruz is a West Philly Haitian-American writer and a licensed counselor. Jenny’s most recent book, Momma, Can I Sleep with You Tonight? Helping Children Cope with the Impact of COVID-19, tackles the tough topics of talking to your kids about a pandemic while calming any panic or fear.
Rachel serves on the Museum’s Parkside Advisory Council, and is the proud mother of an energetic 8-year-old boy diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, delayed learning, and ADHD. Rachel refers to herself as an “unlikely advocate” whose advocating for her son quickly evolved into educating, empowering, and mentoring other parents.