Philadelphia drops largest COVID-19 vaccine provider after for-profit status change

The City of Brotherly Love ended its contract with Philly Fighting COVID after three weeks, citing the organization’s decision to change its corporate status to a for-profit entity.

Philadelphia said the company, which previously ran the city’s largest vaccine site, stopped offering testing and updated its privacy policy so that it could sell the data of people who signed up for vaccinations on its website, according to NBC News.

The city announced its “unique public/private partnership” with the organization on Jan. 8 and encouraged residents “to begin the registration process for a vaccine” by signing up through PFC’s website, according to NBC 10.

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