Saturday, February 13, 2021

100 Doses Of Covid 19 Vaccine Coming To Roosevelt Island Duane Reade (Walgreens) Weekly - RI Congresswoman Caroline Maloney Sees Resident Get First Vaccine Dose, Thanks Pharmacists For Giving Shots

As reported yesterday, Roosevelt Island Covid 19 vaccinations began Friday, February 12 at our local Duane Reade (Walgreens) for those 65 years of age and older. Today, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney observed as Roosevelt Island resident Paula Beltrone received her first Covid 19 vaccination at Duane Reade. After the vaccination, Ms Beltrone told Congresswoman Maloney:

I'm so glad to get this done.


Ms Maloney tweets:

According to a Duane Reade (Walgreens) spokesperson today, the Roosevelt Island location received 100 Moderna Covid 19 vaccine doses this past week and is scheduled to receive 100 doses weekly. All 100 doses went into Roosevelt Island arms yesterday and today. The Roosevelt Island Duane Reade is scheduled to be resupplied with another 100 vaccine doses this coming week and online vaccination appointment reservations are expected to start again on Wednesday.

Click here to make your online Covid 19 vaccine appointment reservation and for more info from Walgreens.

Stay tuned for more Roosevelt Island Duane Reade Covid 19 vaccine information.

UPDATE 2/15  - As previously reported:

... Walgreens is currently allocated a total of 18,600 doses per week in New York City and 10,700 doses per week in New York State. Initially, vaccine inventory remains very limited and available to eligible individuals only. The federal government is allocating 1 million doses across the entire effort and Walgreens gets an allocation of those doses. This allocation is expected to remain consistent over the next month and we continue to work with the CDC as inventory continues to build. ...
The Roosevelt Island Duane Reade/Walgreens is scheduled to receive the same number of 100 weekly doses as the other company stores in NYC.