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Walgreens offering rewards for vaccines

Walgreens offering rewards for vaccines

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Customers getting a COVID-19 vaccination at Walgreens will now receive $25 in Walgreens Cash rewards, the company announced Tuesday. The Walgreens Cash rewards will be available immediately following the vaccination for those who have myWalgreens accounts. Individuals without a myWalgreens account can opt to receive a $25 Walgreens gift card following vaccination

Rite Aid expands vaccine age eligibility

Rite Aid expands vaccine age eligibility

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Rite Aid said it is administering COVID-19 vaccines to anyone 12 or older at all locations offering the Pfizer vaccine, following the latest guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Guardians for individuals under 18 can now schedule appointments using the Rite Aid scheduling tool found at www.RiteAid.com/covid-19. Those ages

Walgreens rolls out mobile clinics

Walgreens rolls out mobile clinics

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Following the success of more than 700 vaccination clinics across the country hosted primarily at churches and community centers, Walgreens has activated multiple mobile clinics in Chicago. The traveling mobile clinics will focus on bringing COVID-19 vaccines directly to underserved communities and those with barriers to accessing the vaccine. Over the next

Meijer gives out more than one million vaccines

Meijer gives out more than one million vaccines

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Meijer pharmacies have crossed the threshold of one million vaccine doses administered through the retailer’s in-store clinics, and they are now launching a “walk-up” vaccine program at all Meijer locations. “The one million vaccine milestone is a tremendous achievement by our incredibly hard-working pharmacy teams,” Meijer President & CEO Rick Keyes said. “When

Chains extend vaccine offerings

NEW YORK — The fight against COVID-19 has reached a new stage as vaccines have become more available. And mass market retailers have stepped up to take a major role in administering the medicines, particularly in underserved communities. CVS Health, for instance, recently nearly doubled the number of states where selected locations are offering vaccines

CVS Health to administer vaccines in six more states

CVS Health to administer vaccines in six more states

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health has added Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Louisiana, Ohio and Pennsylvania to the list of states where select CVS Pharmacy locations will offer COVID-19 vaccinations to eligible populations through the Federal Retail Pharmacy Program. This follows the successful February 12 rollout in 11 states: California, Connecticut, Hawaii, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Texas, and Virginia. Appointments for the latest allocation of approximately 570,000 doses will start

White House: pharmacies getting more vaccine doses

White House: pharmacies getting more vaccine doses

WASHINGTON — According to published reports, White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Tuesday that the Biden administration will be increasing weekly shipments of COVID-19 vaccine doses to states, sending out 13.5 million this week, and doubling the amount going to retail pharmacies. As of last week, the administration was shipping out 11 million doses

Southeastern Grocers readies for vaccines in Florida

Southeastern Grocers readies for vaccines in Florida

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Southeastern Grocers Inc. is getting ready to administer about 8,100 Moderna COVID-19 vaccines throughout the state of Florida. SEG will begin to administer the free Moderna COVID-19 vaccine on Thursday, February 11, to eligible recipients in select Winn-Dixie, Fresco y Más and Harveys Supermarket locations The grocer will initially offer the free

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

FMI urges improved allocation of vaccines

FMI urges improved allocation of vaccines

ARLINGTON, Va. – FMI – The Food Industry Association participated on Wednesday in a virtual public meeting hosted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) regarding the distribution and administration of the COVID-19 vaccines. FMI director of Food and Health Policy, Peter Matz, offered, in part, the following