Smith’s offering walk-in COVID-19 vaccines

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LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – MARCH 20: Shoppers get carts as they line up before a Smith’s Food & Drug store opens on March 20, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The grocery store chain is reserving the first hour they are open on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays for senior citizen shoppers to help them get supplies in light of the coronavirus outbreak. The World Health Organization declared the coronavirus (COVID-19) a global pandemic on March 11th. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Smith’s Food & Drug grocery stores are now offering walk-in COVID-19 vaccines to anyone eligible for a vaccine.

The company mad the announcement Wednesday saying the walk-in vaccines would be offered at most of its 141 locations across several states including Southern Nevada. The vaccines are available for free.

If people would like to chose a specific vaccine, they are encouraged to make an appointment at this link.

Walk-ins are asked to wear a short-sleeved shirt, bring an insurance card and identification card and be willing to wait in a designated area for 15 minutes following the shot. Minors who are 16 – 17 who are eligible to receive the Pfizer vaccine do not need to have their guardian present but a pharmacist or technician is required to call to verify consent.

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