Select Jersey Shore Rite Aids Will Offer COVID Vaccine Next Week
Another major chain is stepping up to help with the COVID-19 vaccine distribution.
Real quick....shout out to Dan Alexander from NJ 101.5 for this story. Super appreciated so we can help get this important information out there.
Governor Phil Murphy that select Rite Aid locations will be used as additional vaccination sites but the specific locations are not being released quite yet.
The hope is that Rite Aid will release the locations next week when the vaccine is actually available and ready to go.
"Since most Americans live within 5 miles of a pharmacy, this program will expand our footprint in areas of high need and is poised to receive direct allocation from the federal government without tapping into the state supply. This is in addition to our state's supply," Murphy said.
And just like many other vaccination sites, they will be available by appointment only.
"Our priority is to administer the COVID-19 vaccines we are allocated as quickly, safely, and efficiently as possible. The increase in available doses in our communities is welcome news, but we anticipate demand will continue to outpace supply for the foreseeable future," the company said in a written statement.
But while we wait for the Rite Aid locations to be revealed, let's go over some other Jersey Shore pharmacy chains that we know are for sure offering the COVID-19 Vaccine.
1600 NJ-35, Seaside Heights
950 NJ-37 W, Toms River,
ShopRite - Monmouth County
ShopRite of Hazlet: 3120 State Highway 35, Hazlet
ShopRite of Marlboro: 280 US Highway 9, Marlboro
ShopRite - Ocean County
ShopRite of Fischer Bay: 860 Fischer Boulevard, Toms River
ShopRite of Manahawkin: 297 Route 72, Manahawkin
We will keep you updated as more information is released regarding the COVID-19 Vaccine.
Thank you again to Dan Alexander at NJ 101.5.