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Trump administration announces deal with CVS and Walgreens to administer coronavirus vaccine to seniors in long-term care

By CNBC  
   October 16, 2020

The Department of Health and Human Services on Friday announced a deal with CVS Health and Walgreens to administer coronavirus vaccines to the elderly and staff in long-term care facilities. The vaccine will be free, and CVS and Walgreens will schedule and coordinate on-site clinic dates directly with each facility, HHS said. The announcement comes the same day states must submit their draft plans to the federal government on how they will distribute a coronavirus vaccine if and when one is approved for public use.

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