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More Than 200 Marines, US Navy Sailors Arrive In Philadelphia To Help Support FEMA's Mass Vaccination Site

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) -- More than 200 Marines and U.S. Navy sailors have arrived in Philadelphia to help support FEMA's mass vaccination site. Defense Department photos show a team of masked military members at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

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(U.S. Marine Corps photo by 1st Lt. Kevin Stapleton/ Combat Logistics Battalion 22)

The Center City Vaccination Center opens Wednesday.

The goal is to provide around 6,000 doses a day to Philadelphia residents.

The FEMA site will be appointment only.

People interested in getting a vaccine will need to sign up through the city's health department.

Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas is traveling to Philadelphia on Tuesday to tour the FEMA mass vaccination site.

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