Hy-Vee Now Offering Free COVID-19 Vaccines Without Appointments
Some people have been hesitant to get the COVID-19 vaccine for various reasons. If you have concerns, you can read answers to 30 common COVID-19 vaccine questions at the bottom of this story.
One of the biggest complaints I have heard from a lot of people that actually want to get the shot is how hard it is to find or make an appointment. The scheduling process was frustrating in the beginning but has become a lot easier, and now Hy-Vee has eliminated that as an excuse.
What Is Hy-Vee Doing?
The grocery chain just sent a press release that says all of their pharmacy locations are now offering the COVID vaccine with NO appointment required. So, if you want to get the COVID-19 vaccine you can simply ask for it the next time you are in the grocery store.
Where Can I Go?
Rochester has four Hy-Vees located at 4221 W Circle Dr. NW, 500 37th St NW, 1315 6th St NW, and 500 Crossroads Dr. SW. Hy-Vee has 240 stores all across the midwest so if you don't live in Rochester you can find a Hy-Vee near you on the store's website.
Latest Vaccine Numbers
Close to 30% of Americans have been fully vaccinated, according to CDC data. The latest report from the Minnesota Department of Health shows nearly 2.5 million Minnesotans have received at least one dose and a little over 1.8 million Minnesotans are fully vaccinated.
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