Earlier this month, Uber introduced free and discounted rides to Walgreens pharmacies for COVID-19 vaccination pictures. This week Lyft introduced one thing comparable, however to CVS areas.
Lyft will present free or discounted rides to vaccination appointments at CVS Well being neighborhood clinics. These clinics will open in March and April in cell vaccination vans and at different areas, in an effort to make the nationwide inoculation marketing campaign extra accessible. Lyft will share extra about vaccination clinic areas and availability within the coming weeks.
CVS is working with the YMCA and different nonprofit teams to arrange websites and choose areas for the vans.
Lyft will assist folks get to these neighborhood websites and vans, which aren’t the identical as CVS pharmacy areas. Journey reductions and free codes shall be distributed by means of organizations Lyft works with by means of the LyftUp initiative. Lyft has pledged to supply 60 million rides to vaccination appointments for low-income, uninsured, and different susceptible teams.
Vaccinations began at CVS Pharmacy stores final week and are actually out there for eligible recipients in practically 20 states and territories, together with Puerto Rico.