CVS will have 32 stores in New York State that will provide the Covid-19 vaccinations starting Feb. 11, the company announced Tuesday.
It will become available for booking as early as Feb. 9 as stores receive shipments of vaccine.
Particpating pharmacies are located in Batavia, Bethpage, Clinton, Cooperstown, Eastchester, Glenville, Hamburg,Hudson Falls, Kingston, Mattituck, Owego, Queensbury, Saratoga Springs, Stony Point, and Westfield.
As more supply becomes available the company will expand to more locations.
“One of our greatest strengths as a company is our presence in communities across the country, which makes us an ideal partner for administering vaccines in a safe, convenient, and familiar manner,” said Karen S. Lynch, president and Chief Executive Officer, CVS Health. “We continue to be grateful for the commitment of our frontline colleagues whose dedication has allowed us to deliver care and peace of mind throughout the pandemic.”
Vaccines will be available to individuals meeting state criteria, which will confirmed by the state in advance of the rollout. Patients must register in advance at CVS.com or through the CVS Pharmacy app, and people without online access can contact CVS customer service: (800) 746-7287. Walk-in vaccinations without an appointment will not be provided.
The availability of COVID-19 vaccines in New York is part of an initial 11 state rollout and includes approximately 335 CVS Pharmacy locations across California, Connecticut, Hawaii, Massachusetts,Maryland, New Jersey, Rhode Island, South Carolina,Texas, and Virginia.
Vaccines will eventually be available at CVS Pharmacy locations throughout the country subject to product availability, with the capacity to administer 20 – 25 million shots per month.
Multimedia assets, including b-roll and still photography from long-term care facility and in-store COVID-19 vaccinations, are available here. More information on steps CVS Health has taken to address the pandemic is available at the company’s frequently updated COVID-19 resource center.