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CVS opens Austin-area vaccination sites

CVS on S. Lamar on Feb. 25. (Laura Figi/Austonia)

CVS has stocked up 47 more sites in Texas with COVID-19 vaccines, including some in and around Austin.

The pharmacy will distribute around 58,500 vaccine doses, made possible by the Federal Retail Pharmacy Program, to its nearly 100 locations across the state. With the Texas expansion, CVS will be able to vaccinate 570,000 people across 17 state lines.

As of 2:30 on Thursday, all appointments in Austin and surrounding areas are fully booked. Appointments became available on Wednesday, while shots began to be administered on Thursday. Appointment updates can be found here.

Vaccine qualifications are determined by local eligibility guidelines. Appointment-only vaccinations are available via the CVS app or website, while those without internet access can contact customer service.


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