Syracuse, New York-Kinney Drugs booked an appointment for its entire 7,500 doses of coronavirus vaccine in just five hours on Monday.
The Gouverneur-based pharmacy chain announced on Monday morning that it will administer the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine to people 75 and older through appointments at all 75 pharmacies in New York (including 16 pharmacies in Onoda County). The first to provide vaccines.
Within five hours, people booked appointments for all of Kinney̵
“The response has been very overwhelming. At the moment, all appointments have been booked; however, as more vaccines are introduced, more appointments will be added.” “We ask you not to call your local store because they are focused on serving patients Services are provided and there will be no other information.”
Neal Gorman, a spokesman for the company, said the chain’s pharmacy team has collectively received thousands of inquiries about the vaccine.
The company’s initial vaccine supply is sufficient to meet the five-day appointment requirements. Goldman said the chain hopes to receive more doses and plans to open its online booking tool before February 15 to wait for confirmation of more allocations.
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