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Smith's Grocery Stores Offering Coronavirus Vaccinations For People 70 And Older

People 70 and older can now get their COVID-19 vaccinations at any of the 45 Smith's Food & Drug locations in Nevada.

The stores started administering the Moderna vaccine Wednesday.

There is no charge, but an appointment is required. A spokesman said it’s as fast and simple as getting a flu shot, although patients have to wait for 15 minutes outside the pharmacy to make sure there aren’t side effects.

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And, appointments are limited, with each store able to vaccinate 20 to 30 people per day. Walgreen’s pharmacies are also offering the shots for people 70 and older.