All US adults now eligible for COVID-19 vaccine: how to find a shot

American adults in all 50 states as well as the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico are now eligible for the coronavirus vaccine as of Monday, meeting President Biden’s goal of April 19 eligibility. Biden set the April 19 goal earlier this month, although the vast majority of states had already expanded eligibility to all […]

Half of US adults have received at least one COVID-19 shot

Half of all adults in the U.S. have received at least one COVID-19 shot, the government announced Sunday, marking another milestone in the nation’s largest-ever vaccination campaign but leaving more work to do to convince skeptical Americans to roll up their sleeves. Almost 130 million people 18 or older have received at least one dose […]

Millennium Physician Group has plan in place for possible vaccine distribution

Millennium Physician Group has been authorized as a distributor of the COVID-19 vaccine, but so far has not received any doses. The group says watching other agencies trying to manage the rollout has taught it some lessons for when those doses do finally become available. The biggest difference between Millennium and a mass vaccination site […]

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More SWFL Publix vaccine appointments booked in under an hour Friday morning

Publix vaccine slots for Lee, Collier and Charlotte counties became available at 6 a.m. Friday and were booked by 6:51. The process has been adjusted, and the Publix website now comes with instructions: The sign-up page displays a counter ticking down until the next time the page refreshes. A list of Florida counties shows how […]

SWFL Publix vaccine slots booked within 45 minutes Wednesday morning

Publix vaccine slots for Lee, Collier and Charlotte counties became available at 6 a.m. Wednesday and filled up by 6:45 a.m. The appointment times will begin Thursday. The process had been adjusted to work like this: The sign-up page displayed a counter ticking down until the next time the page refreshed. A list of Florida […]

DeSantis assures seniors they’ll get booster shots

Seniors in Florida will get their second dose of a coronavirus vaccine, Gov. Ron DeSantis declared Tuesday, even as frustration grows nationally over spotty supplies of the life-saving medicine. States awaited news from the federal government Tuesday on how many doses of vaccines would be flowing into their arsenals to combat a disease that has […]

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‘Little old West Virginia’ sets pace on vaccine rollout

Griffith & Feil Drug has been in business since 1892, a family-owned, small-town pharmacy. This isn’t their first pandemic. More than a century after helping West Virginians confront the Spanish flu in 1918, the drugstore in Kenova, a community of about 3,000 people, is helping the state lead the nation in COVID-19 vaccine distribution. West […]