Vaccines available at Rite-Aid

Eligible people can sign up for vaccines now at any location of the pharmacy chain in Michigan.

The pharmacy chain Rite-Aid has joined the growing list of facilities in Michigan that can vaccinate people against the virus that causes COVID-19.

Appointment slots are open immediately for people who are eligible to be vaccinated. That includes front-line medical workers, residents and staff of nursing homes, and anyone age 65 or older. Beginning Monday, it will include people 50 and older who have underlying health conditions.

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Doses of the vaccine are coming directly from the federal government through the Federal Retail Pharmacy Program.

There are only two Rite-Aid locations in Kalamazoo County: On Centre Avenue in Portage and in Kalamazoo’s Milwood neighborhood.

You can read more here and sign up for an appointment here.

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