CVS Health now offering walk-in COVID-19 vaccinations in Michigan

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  • Retail chain CVS Health is offering COVID-19 vaccines.

CVS Health has joined other retail pharmacies now offering walk-in COVID-19 vaccinations, no appointment necessary.

The new policy applies to all of its stores nationwide, including nearly 300 in Michigan.



For those who prefer certainty, the company also offers same-day scheduling in as soon as an hour at CVS.com.

"We continue to orchestrate an all-out effort to vaccinate the nation against COVID-19," CVS Health President and CEO Karen S. Lynch said in a statement. "Thanks to the dedication and effort of our colleagues, I am proud to say we helped achieve the President’s accelerated 100-day goal of 200 million vaccines and have administered over 17 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to date. Our customers continue to give us high satisfaction scores based on their interactions with colleagues and our customer-centric digital approach for scheduling appointments."



The company says it has administered more than 17 million vaccine doses across the U.S. and its territories.

Rite Aid announced walk-in COVID-19 vaccinations at its pharmacies on April 30, though it recommends people make an appointment ahead of time at RiteAid.com/COVID-19. And Michigan-based Meijer announced walk-in COVID-19 vaccinations on April 26.

Governor Gretchen Whitmer says the state will loosen its COVID-19 restrictions when at least 70% of the state's population gets vaccinated. So far, 33% of the state is fully vaccinated, and 43% have received at least one dose, according to the New York Times's tracker.

The vaccination rate is lagging in Detroit, where only 31.19% of eligible residents have received at least one dose. The city is encouraging people to convince their friends to get vaccinated by offering $50 gift cards per person.

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