Publix to Offer Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine Following CDC and FDA Decision

Publix to Offer Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine Following CDC and FDA Decision




Publix to Offer Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine Following CDC and FDA Decision

LAKELAND, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Following Friday’s decision by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Publix will once again offer customers the option to receive the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccination. The CDC suggests women younger than 50 years old should be made aware of the rare but increased risk of blood clots and the availability of other COVID-19 vaccine options for which this risk has not been seen.

Appointments for both the Johnson & Johnson and Moderna vaccines are currently available through the company’s online reservation system at publix.com/covidvaccine. After selecting their state, individuals will be prompted to select their preferred vaccine before being shown which counties have appointments available. If their choice is grayed out, no appointments are currently available for that vaccine.

Appointments

Vaccinations are provided by appointment only to eligible individuals ages 18 and older, while supplies last. Appointments can be made through the online reservation system at publix.com/covidvaccine. Individuals can use the online reservation system to learn if appointments are available at their nearby store. Appointments cannot be made by calling Publix or the Publix Pharmacy.

Costs and insurance

Vaccinations are provided to eligible individuals, by appointment only, while supplies last, and at no cost to the individual. Customers with health insurance will need to bring their insurance card to their scheduled appointment. Medicare members should bring their red, white and blue Medicare Part B card. Customers without health insurance will need to provide their driver’s license or Social Security number.

The most up-to-date information about Publix’s COVID‑19 vaccination efforts can be found at publix.com/covidvaccine.

Publix, the largest employee-owned company in the U.S. with more than 225,000 associates, currently operates 1,269 stores in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia. For 24 consecutive years, the company has been recognized by Fortune as a great place to work. In addition, Publix’s dedication to superior quality and customer service is recognized among the top in the grocery business. For more information, visit the company’s website, corporate.publix.com.

Contacts

Maria Brous

(863) 680-5339