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Biden Says U.S. Will Have Vaccine Supply For All Adults By May, Prioritizes Teachers

Biden Says U.S. Will Have Vaccine Supply For All Adults By May, Prioritizes Teachers

By: Alana Wise
Source: NPR
Date of Publication: April 2nd, 2021
President Biden said that the U.S. will produce enough vaccines for every adult in the U.S. by the end of May, while making a fresh push to vaccinate school staff over the next month.
Helping People Find Covid-19 Vaccines Is Aim of C.D.C.-Backed Site

Helping People Find Covid-19 Vaccines Is Aim of C.D.C.-Backed Site

By: Rebecca Robbins and Sheryl Gay Stolberg
Source: New York Times
Date of Publication: February 24th, 2021
VaccineFinder.org is an ambitious but limited attempt to simplify Americans’ search for vaccines.
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States Prepare For COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

By: Steve Inskeep, James Porter
Source: National Public Radio
Date of Publication: December 4th, 2020
NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to Dr. James Porter, president of Deaconess Health System, about how states and hospitals are preparing for the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine.
Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson speaks during the company's annual shareholders meeting at WAMU Theater

Washington State Partners With Starbucks For Vaccine Distribution

By: Rachel Sandler
Source: Forbes
Date of Publication: January 18th, 2021
Starbucks, which is based in Seattle, will assign several employees to work on “operational efficiency, scalable modeling and human-centered design expertise and support,” Gov. Jay Inslee announced Monday.
Photograph of vaccine being administered

Get your COVID-19 vaccine at a New Jersey mall or Disneyland. Here are 15 places across the country that have transformed into mass vaccination sites.

By: Natasha Dailey
Source: Business Insider
Date of Publication: January 16th, 2021
Disneyland Resort, a New Jersey mall, convention centers, and sports stadiums are opening their doors to the public as mass vaccination sites.
Dollar General storefront with 2 cars parked outside

Dollar General Will Pay Workers to Get a Covid-19 Vaccine

By: Sarah Krouse
Source: Wall Street Journal
Date of Publication: January 13th, 2021
Retailer is one of the first to dangle extra pay to staff to encourage them to get coronavirus shots once available.
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Pharmacies Add Freezers, Train Staff to Handle Covid-19 Vaccination Drive

Pharmacies Add Freezers, Train Staff to Handle Covid-19 Vaccination Drive

By: Jaewon Kang
Source: Wall Street Journal
Date of Publication: November 29th, 2020
Supermarkets are rushing to secure freezers, thermometers and other medical gear for administering shots. They are also training staff and establishing online services for scheduling appointments.
Ride-share companies have been hit hard by Covid-19. Drivers received free meals, hand sanitizer and face masks at a food drive in Burbank, Calif. in June last year.

Uber, Lyft Push Biden Team for Role in Covid-19 Vaccine Rollout

By: Emily Glazer, Sarah Krouse
Source: Wall Street Journal
Date of Publication: January 12th, 2021
Ride-sharing companies seek early access to doses for workers, offer to take passengers to get their shots
Ed Bastian memo: Delta 2021

Ed Bastian memo: Delta 2021

By: Ed Bastian
Source: Delta Air Lines
Date of Publication: January 1st, 2021
CEO Ed Bastian shared the below memo with employees to welcome the new year.
CVS Health, Walgreens start to provide Covid vaccines at thousands of hard-hit nursing homes

CVS Health, Walgreens start to provide Covid vaccines at thousands of hard-hit nursing homes

By: Melissa Repko
Source: CNBC
Date of Publication: December 18th, 2020
CVS Health and Walgreens are starting to give Covid-19 vaccinations to residents and staff at nursing homes and assisted living facilities, making them among the first Americans to receive the shots.