Supermarket chain Publix will open an online reservation system for COVID-19 vaccination appointments at 60 Publix pharmacies in South Carolina. Vaccinations are provided to eligible individuals by appointment only and while supplies last. Some pharmacy locations included in previous distributions are not included this time; however, they might receive vaccine doses in the future.
In accordance with the state’s guidelines, vaccinations can be administered to health care workers, individuals ages 65 and older, residents and staff of long-term care facilities, caregivers for medically fragile children with a medical provider’s signed attestation to confirm a caregiver meets the criteria and South Carolina state/local government employees and contractors who are critical to the administration of COVID-19 vaccinations and testing.
Publix pharmacies will administer the vaccine in the following counties, while supplies last: Aiken, Anderson, Beaufort, Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester, Georgetown, Greenville, Greenwood, Horry, Jasper, Lancaster, Lexington, Pickens, Richland, Spartanburg and York. Vaccinations are provided by appointment only, while supplies last, through the online reservation system. The system will open Friday, February 19, at 7 a.m. Eastern time for appointments Monday, February 22, through Friday, February 26. Appointments cannot be made by phone.
Publix pharmacies have also administered the COVID‑19 vaccine to eligible individuals in select Florida, Georgia and Virginia locations. The company continues to communicate with the states in its operating area to provide COVID‑19 vaccinations as part of their distribution efforts.