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The company said 12 Walmart stores in New Jersey are ready to give COVID vaccines

The company said 12 Walmart stores in New Jersey are ready to give COVID vaccines

Residents are looking for A. Corona Virus The company says Vaccination will soon have 12 Walmart and Sam’s Club stores to choose from.

When the company gets the vaccine, In conjunction with New Jersey Health authorities, the retail giant will join Six mega centers and 200 other locations in the state.

Walmart websites could help, after New Jersey faced criticism for its existence Roll out slower Of dozens of other countries while continuing to deal with a second wave of the epidemic, according to Data from the Federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Walmart spokeswoman Alexa Kangelosi said in a statement that the announcement is part of “expanded efforts by Walmart at the request of the state in administering the COVID-19 vaccine to priority groups identified by the state.”

“To date, we have an estimated 100 SAM stores and clubs in more than six states providing vaccinations to those the state deems eligible, including here in New Jersey,” she said.

Shops and clubs in the following locations are preparing to administer vaccinations to priority residents: Pleasantville, Toms River, North Brunswick, Burlington Township, Pennsville, Franklin, Garfield, Hamilton, Vinland, Linden, North Bergen and Bunton.

Screenshots are currently available for Health care workers, Residents in long-term care and others in living congregants, and Police and firefighters. Also included anyone 65 or older and those between 16 and 64 years old with certain medical conditions – including smokers.

Almost every location in the state has requested people Pre-registration through the state website. Many have reported getting dates after several weeks.

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Advertising comes in The state recorded 4,613 cases of coronavirus and 17 deaths on Sunday. It was the same day the state health department released New predictive models That showed Sunday could be the height of the second wave of the epidemic in the state.

The likelihood of this bump occurring depends on how quickly New Jersey receives and dispenses the doses of the vaccine. Governor Phil Murphy said he wants to vaccinate 70% of the state’s eligible population – nearly 5 million people – by May.

Walmart too Website and store locator Dedicated to the vaccine.

Walmart officials said in a statement that the company expects to be able, at full capacity, to deliver between 10 and 13 million doses per month nationally when supply and provisioning allow.

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Larry Higgs can be reached at lhiggs@njadvancemedia.com.

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