Covid-19 Vaccine Availability by State & FAQS

COVID-19 Vaccine Availability

Our family of pharmacies has received a limited supply of the COVID-19 vaccine in select areas and our licensed health care professionals are partnering with federal and state agencies to administer the doses in accordance with each jurisdiction’s rollout plans.

This page will be regularly updated with information on vaccine availability and eligibility by state. Please check back often for new locations and updated eligibility criteria.

Note: The COVID-19 vaccine is not available at Little Clinic locations at this time.

Information last updated 3/4/21 at 5:00 p.m. ET.

Alabama

  • Coming soon–please check back for updates

Alaska

  • Limited quantities available at select locations
  • Current eligibility: Health care workers, individuals 55+, frontline essential workers (50+), individuals with a high-risk medical condition (50+), K-12 education and child care workers, individuals living or working in congregate settings, and individuals 16+ who: are essential workers as defined by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), are “high risk” or “might be high risk” for severe COVID-19 illness according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) or their provider, or live in a multigenerational household per Alaska Department of Health & Social Services guidelines
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Arizona

Arkansas

  • Limited quantities available at select locations
  • Current eligibility: Health care workers, longterm care residents and staff, individuals 65+, educators , and food manufacturing workers
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California

  • Limited quantities available at select locations
  • Current eligibility: Varies by county; learn more here
    Note: Residents must reside in the county they are receiving vaccines, per local public health regulations
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    Note: Patients who received their first dose of COVID vaccine from Ralphs will be assigned a second dose appointment.

Colorado

  • Limited quantities available at select locations
  • Current eligibility: Health care workers, individuals 60+, K-12 education and child care workers, select state government officials, grocery store workers, meatpacking workers, agricultural processing workers, and individuals 16+ with two or more high-risk conditions
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Delaware

  • Coming soon–please check back for updates

District of Columbia

  • Limited quantities available at select locations
  • Current eligibility: Health care workers, individuals 65+, long-term care facilities' staff and residents, members of an eligible workforce, individuals with a qualifying medical condition per territory guidelines
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Florida

  • Coming soon–please check back for updates

Georgia

  • Limited quantities available at select locations
  • Current eligibility: Phase 1A+ (health care workers, long-term care facilities' staff and residents, individuals 65+ and their caregivers, law enforcement and fire personnel, dispatchers, 911 operators, funeral home workers who come into direct contact with the deceased)
  • Beginning March 8, eligibility will include: Pre-K-12 educators and staff, DECAL-licensed or exempt childcare programs, adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities and their caregivers, parents of children with complex medical conditions
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Idaho

Illinois

  • Limited quantities available at select locations for Illinois residents only
  • Current eligibility: Individuals 65+, health care workers, long-term care facilities' residents and staff, non-health care frontline essential workers, individuals 16+ with comorbidities and underlying conditions, and individuals with disabilities, per state guidelines. (Excluding City of Chicago, Cook County, and DuPage County)
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Indiana

  • Limited quantities available at select locations for Indiana residents only (health care workers that live in another state but work in Indiana are eligible with a verified ID/badge)
  • Current eligibility: Health care workers and volunteers who have physical or close contact with patients, long-term care facilities' staff and residents, first responders (firefighter, police, EMS, reservist, correctional officer) who are regularly called to the scene of an emergency to give medical aid, individuals 50+, special health populations individually designated as eligible by their physician due underlying health conditions per state guidelines
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Kansas

  • Limited quantities available at select locations
  • Current eligibility: Phase 1A (health care workers) and Phase 2 (individuals 65+)
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Kentucky

  • Limited quantities available at select locations
  • Current eligibility: Kentucky residents in Phase 1a (Residents of long-term care and assisted living facilities, health care personnel), Phase 1b (seniors 70+, first responders, K-12 educators and staff, childcare workers), and Phase 1c (individuals 60+, individuals 16+ with high-risk C19 risk conditions designated by the CDC, frontline workers)
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Louisiana

  • Limited quantities available at select locations
  • Current eligibility: Phase 1B, Tier 1 (health care workers, first responders, emergency response personnel, nursing home and long-term care facilities' staff and residents, individuals 65+, dental providers and staff, dialysis providers and recipients, schools of allied health staff and students, teachers, daycare workers, individuals 55+ with underlying medical conditions, non-emergency medical transportation services providers and staff, pregnant women, election workers assigned to the March and April 2021 elections, per Louisiana Department of Health guidelines
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Maryland

  • Coming soon–please check back for updates

Michigan

  • Coming soon–please check back for updates

Mississippi

  • Limited quantities available at select locations for individuals who live or work in Mississippi
  • Current eligibility: Individuals 50+, teachers/staff/employees in K-12, preschool or childcare settings, first responders (including law enforcement, public safety, fire services and emergency management officials), healthcare personnel, individuals 16+ with underlying medical conditions, per state guidelines
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Missouri

  • Coming soon–please check back for updates

Montana

  • Coming soon–please check back for updates

Nebraska

  • Coming soon–please check back for updates

Nevada

  • Limited quantities available at select locations
  • Current eligibility: Only seniors (65+); health care workers should contact local department of health
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New Mexico

  • Coming soon–please check back for updates

North Carolina

  • Limited quantities will be available at select locations
  • Current eligibility: health care workers, long-term care staff and residents, individuals 65+, child care and school staff, front line essential workers (front-line employees who work in businesses that sell food, beverages and medicine including but not limited to those that work in the following types of stores: grocery, pharmacy, convenience, supercenters, warehouse clubs, wine and bottle shops and dollar stores as well as distribution centers supporting these businesses. Front-line restaurant and brewery workers are also included in Group 3 Front-Line Essential Workers)
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Ohio

  • Limited quantities available at select locations
  • Current eligibility: Individuals 60+, individuals who have specified medical conditions that may increase their risk of severe illness and death from COVID-19 (people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, bone marrow transplant recipients, people with Type 1 Diabetes, pregnant women), and Ohioans who work in certain occupations, including child care services, funeral services, and law enforcement and correction services, per state guidelines; health care workers should contact local department of health.
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Oregon

South Carolina

  • Limited quantities available at select locations
  • Current eligibility: Health care workers, long-term care facilities' staff and residents, individuals 65+ regardless of health status or pre-existing conditions
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Tennessee

  • Limited quantities available at select locations
  • Per the TN Department of Health, eligibility for Tennesseans includes Phase 1a and 1b: Health care workers, long-term care facilities' residents and staff, individuals 18+ unable to live independently, medically fragile teens (16-17 years old), first responders, funeral and mortuary staff, language and sign-language interpreters working in health care, CMS workers in health care with direct patient exposure, and Phase 1b: Individuals 65+, K-12 and childcare staff, first responders and emergency operations personnel
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Texas

  • Limited quantities available at select locations
  • Current eligibility: Frontline health care workers, long-term care facilities' residents, individuals 65+, and people 16+ with a health condition that increases risk of severe COVID‑19 illness, those who work in pre-primary, primary, and secondary schools, as well as Head Start and Early Head Start programs (including teachers, staff, and bus drivers) and those who work as or for licensed child care providers, including center-based and family care providers.
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Utah

Virginia

  • Limited quantities available at select locations
  • Current eligibility per state and local health department guidelines includes Phase 1a and 1b: Health care workers, long-term care facilities' residents, frontline essential workers (including grocery employees), individuals 65+, individuals 16+ with an underlying medical condition, individuals living in correctional facilities, homeless shelters or migrant labor camps.
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Washington

  • Limited quantities available at select locations
  • Current eligibility: Health care workers and first responders at high risk for COVID-19, individuals who live or work in long-term care settings, individuals 65+, individuals 50+ who live in multigenerational housing, pre-kindergarten through 12th grade educators and school staff, and child care workers, per state guidelines. To check your COVID-19 vaccine eligibility, please visit the Washington State Health Department's Find Your Phase tool.
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West Virginia

Wisconsin

  • Limited quantities available at select locations
  • Current eligibility: Frontline health care personnel, residents of long-term care, police and fire personnel, correctional staff, individuals 65+, education and child care staff, individuals enrolled in Medicaid long-term care programs, some public-facing essential workers such as 911 operators, public transit and grocery store employees, non-frontline essential health care personnel, facility staff and residents of congregate living settings
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Wyoming

  • Coming soon–please check back for updates

COVID-19 Vaccine FAQs

    All Kroger Health pharmacies and clinics will administer vaccine in accordance with jurisdiction-defined eligibility. Each of the 64 jurisdictions define their own allocation plan and priority.

    Both vaccines are safe and effective. There FDA, CDC, and ACIP have not declared preference for one vaccine over another.

    Depending on the jurisdiction allocation, Kroger Health will administer Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines. Both are safe and effective, there is no preference for one product over another.

    Nearly all COVID-19 vaccines being studied in the United States require two shots. The first shot starts building protection and primes the immune system, but everyone has to come back a few weeks later for the second shot to get the most protection the vaccine can offer and strengthen the immune response.

    Kroger Health pharmacies and clinics are trained and ready to administer the COVID-19 vaccines. As doses are allocated to us, we are administering in accordance with jurisdiction-defined eligibility.

    Each jurisdiction will progress through the following Phases, with additional tiering within some phases:

    • Phase 1A: limited doses available for persons in healthcare settings (primarily long-term care facilities)
    • Phase 1B: limited doses available for frontline essential workers (definition varies) & age 75 years and older
    • Phase 1C: limited doses available for essential workers, persons aged 65-74 years, and persons age 16-64 with high-risk medical conditions
    • Phase 2: large number of doses available for “critical population” defined as healthcare personnel, non-healthcare essential workers, adults with high-risk medical conditions, and people age 65 years and older
    • Phase 3: shift to routine vaccination strategy for remaining critical population and the general population

For more COVID-19 related FAQs and information, please visit the CDC's website here.

Helpful Resources

This product has not been approved or licensed by FDA, but has been authorized for emergency use by FDA, under an EUA to prevent Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) for use in individuals 16 or 18 years of age and older; and
The emergency use of this product is only authorized for the duration of the declaration that circumstances exist justifying the authorization of emergency use of the medical product under Section 564(b)(1) of the FD&C Act unless the declaration is terminated or authorization revoked sooner.