Rite Aid is now offering Covid -19 vaccination appointments in Delaware.
Rite Aid is the third of the state’s trio of pharmacy chains to offer vaccines, joining Walgreens and CVS. Several independent pharmacies in Delaware also offer vaccines.
Following a directive from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Biden-Harris Administration, Rite Aid announced expanded eligibility for Covid-19 vaccine appointments to pre-K to high school educators, school staff, and licensed childcare staff.
According to the Rite Aid Covid-19 site, health care workers and those over 65 in Delaware are eligible for vaccination appointments.
Select Covid-19 vaccine appointments at Rite Aid are available to educators, school staff, and licensed childcare program staff on March 12.
For other eligible individuals, under state and local guidelines, appointments will be available for scheduling beginning Saturday, March 13. Delaware is currently under Phase 1B, a category that includes frontline workers and those over 65.
Rite Aid scheduling for Delaware can be found here.
The tool has been updated to reflect the new eligibility criteria, including:
- -Pre-Kindergarten – 12th-gradeeducators and staff
- Childcare workers
- Family childcare providers
- Head Start & Early Head Start