CVS, Walgreens Covid vaccines in nursing homes: First round by Jan 25

  • CVS Health and Walgreens said they expect to complete the first round of Covid vaccinations in nursing homes and assisted living facilities by Jan. 25.
  • Vaccinating residents and staff at nursing homes and assisted living facilities is one of the first major steps in the nationwide rollout.
  • CVS said it has confronted a couple of challenges during the program, including lower-than-expected uptake in staff.
  • The vaccine rollout has been slower than federal officials anticipated, but CVS and Walgreens said their effort is ramping up quickly.

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