Records request related to COVID-19 vaccine doses

Rachana Pradhan filed this request with the Pennsylvania Department of Health of Pennsylvania.

It is a clone of this request.

Due Feb. 5, 2021
Est. Completion None
Awaiting Response


From: Rachana Pradhan

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Pennsylvania Right to Know Act, I hereby request the following records:

(1) any and all data on the number of wasted, spoiled or expired COVID-19 vaccine doses from 12/11/2020 to 01/26/2021 and (2) any and all data on the total number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered from 12/11/2020 to 01/26/2021.

Please note that I am a member of the news media as evidenced by my published work for Kaiser Health News at and this request is being made for news gathering purposes. Any questions should be routed to myself via email or by phone at 703-731-7918.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 5 business days, as the statute requires.


Rachana Pradhan

From: Pennsylvania Department of Health

Good afternoon,

Attached is the Pennsylvania Department of Health's final response to your RTKL request.

Thank you,

Kristen Bradley | Law Clerk
Pennsylvania Department of Health
Office of Legal Counsel
Room 825 | Health and Welfare Building
625 Forster Street | Harrisburg, PA 17120
Ph: 717-783-2500 | Fax: 717-705-6042<>

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From: Rachana Pradhan

Hi all,

Had one question to clarify with you about these numbers -- do the 1,196 vaccine doses reported here as compromised include doses from the city of Philadelphia, or does the city report any wastage separately?