Publix administers more than 250K COVID-19 vaccines in Florida
Publix is sharing just how many COVID-19 vaccines it has administered through Florida since it began working with the state.
The Lakeland, Fla.-based retailer announced that its pharmacies have administered more than 250,000 doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine in Florida.
A total of 300,000 vaccines has been distributed across Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and Virginia, the company said.
“Publix is a company founded on a commitment to service, and I am proud of the role we have played in the past month to serve our communities during this time of need,” Publix CEO Todd Jones said. “There is tremendous demand for this vaccine, and we are grateful our customers are looking to and trusting us to provide it. It is our hope that continued collaborations with the states in our operating area and the federal government will allow us to quickly increase the number of customers we can vaccinate in the weeks ahead.”
In addition, the retailer received additional doses from the state and federal government, allowing its pharmacies to administer several more doses at 593 locations in 41 of the sunshine state’s counties, the company said.