BOSTON (CBS) — The state is partnering with CVS Health and Walgreens to distribute the COVID vaccine, starting with eligible Phase One residents. Starting this week, 10,000 vaccine doses will be delivered to at least 15 pharmacies.
According to the Baker administration, Massachusetts is one of the first states to team up with retail pharmacies.READ MORE: The Roaring 2020s? A Look At What The Post-Pandemic Economy Could Look Like
The locations are in Greenfield, Fall River, Salem, South Yarmouth, Pittsfield, Lee, Holden, Gardner, Hyannis, Mashpee, Somerset, Fairhaven, Haverhill, Saugus, and Danvers. They were picked because these areas currently have “less access to convenient vaccine sites,” the state said.READ MORE: Police Search For Suspect After Report Of Shots Fired At Salem Walmart
Eligible residents can book an appointment here.MORE NEWS: Massachusetts Reopening Plan: COVID Restrictions Loosen Monday, Including Restaurant Capacity
About 40 vaccination sites will be added the week of Jan. 25 through this partnership and others, including Wegmans, Big Y, Price Chopper, Stop & Shop, and Hannaford.