There are currently three vaccines that have been approved for emergency use by the US government—Pfizer/BioTech, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson. Depending on what region of the country you live in will determine which brand will be available to you.
If you are considering receiving the vaccine, it is advised that you look around for a distribution center and make an appointment. Many of the centers that are administering the vaccine do require patients to have an appointment ahead of time.
Places To Receive The Vaccine
When looking to receive the COVID vaccine, you can contact the local public health department to set up an appointment.
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Several New York City retailers are authorized to distribute the vaccine as well. It is suggested that you call ahead of time, as an appointment may be necessary.
· Rite Aid
There is also the choice of being vaccinated at one of three mass vaccination sites. Again, contact the hospital ahead of time as appointments are required.
There are also several vaccination hubs available. Contact the locations ahead of time as appointments are required.
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