Update, Feb. 9: According to a press release from Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, Walmart, Sam’s Club, Winn-Dixie and more Publix pharmacies will begin receiving COVID-19 vaccines Friday, Feb. 12.
Volusia County is listed among participating Winn-Dixie pharmacies. The only Volusia County Winn-Dixie stores currently listed in the state’s press release are in Ormond Beach, 352 W. Granada Blvd., and in Edgewater, 1838 S. Ridgewood Ave.
Volusia County is not listed among counties whose Walmart and Sam’s Club pharmacies will be getting the vaccines.
To view the full list of participating Winn-Dixie pharmacies, click HERE.
For more information on Winn-Dixie’s COVID-19 vaccination program, and to register for an appointment, click HERE.
Walmart and Sam’s Club pharmacies will begin receiving COVID-19 vaccines as soon as next week.
According to a press release issued Feb. 2, Walmart announced its cooperation with the federal government to administer shots of the vaccine through Walmart and Sam’s Club pharmacies in 22 states, including Florida.
As of today, Feb. 3, a list of the stores in Florida that will get the vaccine has not been released by Walmart or Sam’s Club.
The other states where Walmarts and Sam’s Clubs will have vaccines are Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Maine, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Nebraska, Nevada, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Louisiana and Wyoming.
A fact sheet issued by the White House Feb. 2 lists a number of chain pharmacies that will eventually have doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to administer to the general public. This list includes Walmart and Publix, as well as Walgreens, CVS and Winn-Dixie.
Winn-Dixie stores are also scheduled to receive COVID-19 vaccines for distribution next week.
As of Feb. 3, the next opportunity to sign up for a COVID-19 vaccination for individuals age 65 and older will be through the Publix website HERE when registrations reopen at 6 a.m. Friday, Feb. 5.
This is a developing story, and The Beacon will update it with more information as it becomes available.