LAKELAND, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Once again, Publix and the state of Georgia are working together to distribute the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to select Publix Pharmacy locations. During this distribution, vaccinations will be provided to eligible individuals at 97 Publix pharmacies, by appointment only and while supplies last. The state continues to select the locations to administer the vaccine, so some pharmacy locations included in previous distributions are not included this time. However, they might receive vaccine doses in the future.
“We are grateful to once again have the opportunity to work with the state of Georgia in its efforts to distribute the COVID-19 vaccine,” said Publix CEO Todd Jones. “With each shipment we receive from the state, we are able to help our communities take a step closer to normal.”
In accordance with the state’s guidelines, vaccinations are currently being provided to first responders, health care workers, individuals ages 65 and older and their caregivers, and residents and staff of long-term care facilities.
Vaccinations are provided by appointment only, while supplies last, through the online reservation system at publix.com/covidvaccine. The system will open Tuesday, Feb. 2, at 6 a.m. Eastern time for appointment times starting Thursday, Feb. 4. Appointments cannot be made by calling Publix or the Publix Pharmacy.
Publix Pharmacy will administer the vaccine in the following counties, while supplies last: Barrow, Bibb, Bryan, Camden, Carroll, Chatham, Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, Columbia, Coweta, Dawson, DeKalb, Dougherty, Douglas, Fayette, Floyd, Forsyth, Fulton, Glynn, Gwinnett, Hall, Henry, Houston, Lowndes, Muscogee, Newton, Paulding, Richmond, Rockdale, Thomas, Tift, Troup and Walton. View a full list of Georgia pharmacies offering appointments for the COVID-19 vaccine. Customers can also use the online reservation system to learn if appointments are available at a nearby Publix.
Publix pharmacies have also administered COVID-19 vaccinations to eligible individuals in select Florida and South Carolina locations. The company continues to communicate with the states in its operating area to provide COVID-19 vaccinations as part of their distribution efforts.
Cost and insurance
Vaccinations are provided to eligible individuals, by appointment only, while supplies last, and at no cost to the individual. Customers with health insurance will need to bring their insurance card to their scheduled appointment. Medicare members should bring their red, white and blue Medicare Part B card. Customers without health insurance will need to provide their driver’s license or Social Security number.
Publix, the largest employee-owned company in the U.S. with more than 225,000 associates, currently operates 1,265 stores in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia. For 23 consecutive years, the company has been recognized by Fortune as a great place to work. In addition, Publix’s dedication to superior quality and customer service is recognized among the top in the grocery business. For more information, visit the company’s website, corporate.publix.com.
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