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COVID-19 vaccinations

Hy-Vee to offer vaccines at Iowa State Fair

Hy-Vee to offer vaccines at Iowa State Fair

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — Hy-Vee Inc. will host COVID-19 vaccination clinics at the Iowa State Fair next month, the retailer said Monday. Flu vaccines will also be offered pending availability. The vaccination clinics will be held daily from 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Friday, Aug. 12 through Sunday, Aug. 22. There is no appointment necessary to

Ingles Market to host vaccine clinic

Ingles Market to host vaccine clinic

ASHEVILLE, N.C. — Ingles Markets Inc. has partnered with the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) to provide COVID-19 vaccinations for the community in Belton, SC. Ingles pharmacists will be at the Cedar Grove Baptist Church on Saturday, April 24 to

Meijer registers over 35,000 people at Ford Field mass vaccination clinic

Meijer registers over 35,000 people at Ford Field mass vaccination clinic

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Meijer registered more than 35,000 people in less than 24 hours after opening registration for the upcoming COVID-19 vaccination clinics that begin next week at Ford Field. The retailer opened its online registration process just after 4 p.m. on March 15, and immediately saw an extremely high volume of people register to participate in

Target rolling out of COVID-19 vaccines with CVS

Target rolling out of COVID-19 vaccines with CVS

MINNEAPOLIS —Target is partnering with CVS to distribute coronavirus vaccines at store locations across 17 states, the companies announced Wednesday. More than 600 CVS pharmacies within Target locations nationwide will be offering vaccinations to eligible guests. “Our top priority since the onset of the pandemic: the health and safety of our team members, guests and the communities we serve,” Target

Walmart launches COVID-19 vaccine drive

Walmart launches COVID-19 vaccine drive

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart is hosting a series of community events across the country to administer the COVID-19 vaccine, as part of an effort to drive higher vaccination rates in vulnerable communities. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is providing Walmart with an allocation of the vaccine for this new effort, which

Walgreens accelerates vaccine administration

Walgreens accelerates vaccine administration

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens reported Friday that it has provided more than 3 million COVID-19 vaccinations across long-term care facilities, as well as additional vulnerable populations prioritized by state and local jurisdictions. Additionally, the company has completed COVID-19 vaccine first-dose clinics in all long-term care facilities that selected Walgreens as a vaccine provider. “COVID-19 has

CVS, Walgreens expand access to vaccines

CVS, Walgreens expand access to vaccines

NEW YORK — CVS Health and Walgreens said Tuesday that they are working with the federal government to expand access to COVID-19 vaccinations at their stores. Beginning on Thursday, February 11, CVS Health will start to offer COVID-19 vaccinations to eligible populations at a limited number of CVS Pharmacy locations across 11 states. Supply for

Walgreens delivers more than 1 million vaccinations

Walgreens delivers more than 1 million vaccinations

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens reported that it has administered more than 1 million COVID-19 vaccinations across long-term care facilities and other vulnerable populations identified as part of state and jurisdiction distribution plans. The company also remains on track to complete the administration of COVID-19 vaccine first doses in skilled nursing facilities by Monday. Walgreens began

IRI report anticipates vaccine impact on CPG

IRI report anticipates vaccine impact on CPG

CHICAGO — COVID-19 vaccines have begun in the United Kingdom and Canada, and the start of vaccines in the United States is set to follow very soon. Strong adoption of vaccinations will increase consumer confidence and speed up social mobility, ultimately driving economic growth. IRI’s latest report, “Anticipated Vaccine Adoption and Impact on CPG Industry,”

Retail pharmacies get ready for COVID-19 vaccine

Retail pharmacies get ready for COVID-19 vaccine

WASHINGTON — When a COVID-19 vaccine becomes available, retail pharmacies will play a critical role in getting it to American consumers. On Friday the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced a partnership with large chain pharmacies and networks that represent independent pharmacies and regional chains. The program, which covers about 60% of