NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Thousands of drug stores across the Tri-State Area are now able to distribute the COVID-19 vaccine to customers who have appointments.
The shots are available at Ride Aid, Walgreens and Duane Reade stores in New York City.READ MORE: Search Resumes For Brian Laundrie While Authorities Perform Autopsy On Body Believed To Be Gabby Petito
Walgreens and CVS will handle the rest of New York State.READ MORE: New Video Shows Brawl Outside Carmine's: Restaurant Says It Was Over Proof Of Vaccination, Defense Attorney Claims Hostess Used Racial Slur
New Jersey is partnering with Rite Aid and CVS.
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It’s all part of a federal program rolling out across the country to help speed up distribution.