Kinney Drugs, the pharmacy chain with shops in New York and Vermont, is providing free COVID-19 vaccinations at choose places. Those eligible for vaccination can register to obtain the jab by reserving on the Kinney Drugs web site.
At current, all in-store appointments are booked, in line with the web site.
The firm mentioned: “In New York, pharmacies are allowed to vaccinate NYS residents age 65+. Additional appointments will open up as more vaccine becomes available. We ask that you please do NOT call your local store, as they are focused on serving patients and will have no additional information. Instead, please check this site often. Thank you so much for your patience!
“In Vermont, pharmacies are allowed to vaccinate Vermont residents age 75+ BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. You do NOT have to preregister on the Vermont Department of Health web site to schedule an appointment with Kinney Drugs.”
How to book COVID-19 vaccinations at Kinney Drugs
Vaccinations can be booked at the Kinney Drugs website, where you can click on the New York or Vermont hyperlinks.
Clicking the New York hyperlink opens a page where you can click “Schedule Appointment” to see available slots in New York. Users can enter their zip code in the search box near the top of the page to find their nearest store.
“Kinney Drugs is at present administering the Moderna vaccine to these 65+ in New York” and residents are advised to “please make just one appointment per individual. Your second dose can be scheduled by your Kinney pharmacy group at your appointment to your first dose,” the corporate mentioned.
Senior transportation providers can be found for vaccination appointments at some venues in New York. See extra info on the Kinney Drugs web site.
Those booked for COVID-19 jabs at Kinney Drugs shops in New York are suggested to deliver the next to their appointments:
- Insurance playing cards: “If you are not sure which one, please bring them all. If you have Medicare, it’s very important to provide your ‘red, white, and blue’ Medicare Card or Medicare ID number,” the corporate mentioned.
- NYS COVID-19 vaccine type: “Please be prepared to show your confirmation to the pharmacy staff at the time of your vaccine appointment. If you have a problem, please don’t worry! We will complete the form with you at your appointment.”
- Driver’s license or different authorized ID verifying date of start and identification: “Please have your driver license and all insurance cards in hand to prevent delays in the scheduling process before moving forward. This includes your Medicare Part B ID and prescription insurance card,” the corporate mentioned.
If you click on on the Vermont hyperlink, you might be taken to a web page the place you’ll be able to click on “Schedule Appointment” to see the venues providing the vaccine. Users can enter their zip code within the search field close to the highest of the web page to search out their nearest retailer.
Kinney Drugs mentioned: “The state of Vermont is distributing both the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine and the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. Each Kinney Drugs location in Vermont has been provided only one of the vaccines, as dictated by the state. Upon scheduling your appointment, more information will be provided about the vaccine being administered at your chosen location.”
Those booked for a vaccination are additionally suggested to “have your driver license and insurance cards in hand to prevent delays in the scheduling process. This includes your ‘red, white & blue’ Medicare Part B card and any prescription insurance cards.”
As in New York, residents in Vermont are requested to make one appointment. A member of the Kinney pharmacy group will schedule an appointment for the second dose after you obtain the primary.
Senior transportation providers are additionally accessible for vaccinations at choose shops in Vermont. See extra info on the Kinney Drugs web site.
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The novel coronavirus has contaminated greater than 103.5 million individuals, together with simply over 26.3 million within the U.S., because it was first reported in Wuhan, China.
More than 2.2 million individuals have died worldwide and greater than 57.4 million have recovered as of Tuesday, in line with Johns Hopkins University.
The graphic beneath, produced by Statista, illustrates a timeline of when nations are anticipated to have 60 to 70 % of their grownup inhabitants vaccinated.