CVS Health, Goodrich join pharmacies administering vaccine

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Tim Walz introduced Saturday that CVS Health and Goodrich Pharmacy have been added to the increasing community of pharmacies vaccinating Minnesotans throughout the state.

Minnesota now has 5 pharmacies with dozens of places taking part within the Federal Retail Pharmacy Program, which is a collaboration between the federal authorities, states and territories, and 21 nationwide pharmacy companions and impartial pharmacy networks.

Three CVS in-store pharmacies at Target shops in Duluth, Rochester and Eden Prairie will obtain 3,510 vaccine doses this week, based on the governor’s office. Goodrich Pharmacy will obtain 1,170 vaccine doses this week.

“As vaccine supply from the federal government continues to increase, we’re building the path so getting your COVID-19 vaccine can be as easy as making an appointment online and walking into your local CVS at Target or pharmacy,” Gov. Walz mentioned in a launch. “We will continue to mobilize every option we have to get more life-saving shots into more arms as quickly as possible and end this pandemic together.”

Appointments at CVS and Goodrich Pharmacy will grow to be out there within the coming days, and the places and call data for scheduling appointments will likely be accessible on the Vaccine Locator map when the knowledge turns into out there.

As of March 11, 1,205,342 Minnesotans have obtained not less than one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and 683,034 are totally vaccinated, based on the Minnesota Department of Health.

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