More COVID-19 vaccines arrive in Venice thanks to Rite Aid
VENICE, CA – Rite Aid announced on Friday that all locations in California will now offer COVID-19 vaccines and walk-in visits to every store, including Venice.
Rite Aid is expanding vaccinations starting Friday to more than 2,500 locations in 17 states. The move follows the latest guidelines from the Biden administration, as vaccination eligibility opens to people aged 16 or older.
Rite Aid encourages everyone to make an appointment as soon as possible.
In Venice, Rite Aid is located at 888 Lincoln Blvd. and is open from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. A link to the appointment portal is below.
“The availability of vaccines at every Rite Aid site is a major milestone in our continued effort to fight COVID-19,” Jim Peters, Rite Aid COO, said in a statement. “We have been on the front line since the start of the pandemic, working across our store to bring tests and vaccines directly to local communities.”
People are encouraged to schedule vaccine appointments in advance to reduce wait times and ensure the vaccine is available. Walk-in tours are also available, allowing people who may have limited internet access or need more planning flexibility to get their doses.
“The availability of vaccines is improving every day, and our pharmacists are ready to administer vaccines in a safe and effective manner, providing the benefits of vaccines administered by pharmacists in a safe and sterile environment in your neighborhood,” said Peters. “Additionally, in addition to the grassroots efforts we have undertaken with our community partners, the availability of these walk-in appointments offers another way for those with limited or no access to technology to obtain more. easily get COVID vaccines. appointment, or without appointment, today. “
Rite Aid’s certified immunizing pharmacists currently administer Moderna, Pfizer-BioNTech and Johnson & Johnson vaccines.
Those aged 18 and over can book appointments using the Rite Aid planning tool at www.RiteAid.com/covid-19.
Persons aged 16 and 17 can make an appointment with guardian consent at any store administering Pfizer vaccine by contacting the store pharmacy directly. Pfizer is the only vaccine approved for this age group.
A complete list of Rite Aid stores is available on the website.
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