Fred Meyer expands vaccinations, boosters for at-risk community members

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BELLEVUE, Wash. — Fred Meyer and QFC are expanding their COVID-19 vaccination offerings to better assist the communities that they serve. As part of their expanded services, these two grocery chains will provide immunization services to long-term care facilities and administer boosters to immunocompromised people.

According to a spokesperson from QFC/Fred Meyer, this push is part of advantageous changes being implemented by Kroger Health.

Pending FDA approval, all people eligible for vaccination should also become eligible for boosters/additional doses of the COVID-19 vaccines starting on September 20. Please be advised that you won’t be eligible to receive an additional dose until eight months after you received your initial doses.

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Starting today, QFC and Fred Meyer locations are providing additional booster doses of COVID-19 vaccines for immunocompromised people.

Beginning on September 20, Fred Meyer and QFC will provide COVID-19 vaccination services for long-term care facilities. Eligible groups can register for appointments by calling 1-866-211-5320 and completing a brief survey; or by clicking here.

Fred Meyer and QFC will also reinstate “power hour” at their stores, which creates a safer environment for eligible, at-risk individuals. They will also continue to offer a full suite of ‘Covid Care’ products including rapid antigen testing, rapid antibody testing, and at-home COVID-19 testing.

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