March 10, 2021 Update
There will be no CodeRED call today @ 4:00PM as the State’s allocations of First Dose Covid-19 Vaccines for those 65 and over to towns has ended. We now turn our attention to proving all those we vaccinated with their second shot over the next 4 weeks, Coventry Teachers and School Support Staff.
Keep following this page for any updates and the State Run clinics @ https://www.vaccinateri.org/clinic/search
Copy of CodeRed message sent out on March 3, 2021
This is an important message from the Coventry Emergency Management Agency regarding the signup procedure for COVID-19 vaccine appointments for Coventry residents aged 65 and older.
On Thursday March 4th at 9AM, the link will be released to sign up for 240 appointments at www.coventryri.org Once the appointment times are full, the link will close.
If you do not have access to the internet, please get help from your family and friends. If you know of elderly residents, please reach out to assist them to sign up.
The vaccination clinic will be held on Thursday March 11th from 10 AM to 1:30 PM at 1675 Flat River Road, Coventry.
Do not sign up if you are not at least 65 years old or not a Coventry resident. Those appointments not meeting the criteria will be cancelled. ID will be required on site for confirmation.
Walk ins will not be allowed. Only arrive at your scheduled appointment time.
Only come at your scheduled appointment time. Do not come early or late.
Make sure you have ID with you.
Listen for another CodeRED call next Wednesday at 4pm for instructions on the release of additional COVID vaccine appointments.
Answers to frequently asked questions, as well as information regarding the COVID vaccine, and the link to sign up for the Coventry Over 65 COVID vaccine can be found at https://coventryri.org/covid-19-vaccination-information
FIND A STATE OF RHODE ISLAND STATE WIDE COVID-19 VACCINATION CLINIC AND REGISTER HERE: CLICK HERE: Rhode Island (vaccinateri.org)
COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions?
- When am I going to get my vaccine?
- At the present time (03/03/2021) the Rhode Island Department of Health has stated that vaccinations will be made available for individuals who are 65 and older
- How do I sign up?
- There is a COVID-19 Vaccine Link on the Town of Coventry website: www.coventryri.org
- What if I don’t have a computer?
- Please ask a family member, friend or neighbor to help you sign up online when registration begins.
- Where will I get the vaccine?
- Presently clinics are by region, but Coventry will be looking to get a local vaccination site here in Town. Please watch the Town of Coventry Website for updates, www.coventryri.org and robo-calls for dates and times and sign-up.
- How many vaccines are available?
- The number of vaccines are based on supply obtained by local clinics through distribution by the RI Department of Health. Presently, the demand for vaccine is high but vaccine supply is unfortunately limited but supply is expected to increase.
- What if I have medical Issues and I am younger?
- The state of Rhode Island Department of Health Determines which groups will be receiving vaccinations. Presently it is individuals who are 65 and older.
- How Do I know when it is my turn to receive a vaccine?
- Updates on vaccination schedules and which age groups can get a vaccine are updates and information can be found on the RI Department of Health’s website https://covid.ri.gov/ and also listen to your local news.
Additional Information Links
- CodeRed Signup Link
- RIDOH COVID Vaccine Plan
- COVID-19 Vaccination Frequently Asked Questions
- Lastest COVID-19 Vaccination Information from RIDOH
Vaccines at local Pharmacies
It will take some time for everyone who wants a vaccine to schedule appointments and get vaccinated. Please be patient. You will have an opportunity to receive vaccine.
The three main ways people will be able to get vaccinated are in their city or town, at pharmacies, or at a State-run vaccination site. This weekend, some CVS and Walgreens stores will begin registering people who are age 65 and older for vaccinations. You must have an appointment to get vaccinated at these locations.
You can book CVS appointments starting as early as February 6. Visit CVS.COM, use the CVS Pharmacy app, or call 1-800-746-7287 to schedule.
You can book Walgreens appointments starting as early as February 7. Visit Walgreens.com/Schedule Vaccine or call your local Walgreens pharmacy.
CVS will allow registration for vaccinations online at www.cvs.com , on their CVS Pharmacy app, and by calling 1-800-SHOP-CVS (1-800-746-7287).
CVS’s scheduling system can schedule up to 7 days out; so every day, a new day of appointments is added.
Appointment bookings will start as early as Saturday.
- Stores launching vaccinations on Tuesday, February 9
- 799 Hope St. Providence
- 26 Putnam Pike, Johnston
- Stores launching vaccinations on Thursday, February 11
- 1054 Cass Ave, Woonsocket
- 151 Franklin St., Westerly
- 1285 S. County Trail, East Greenwich
- 615 Metacom Ave, Route 136, Warren
- 181 Bellevue Ave, Newport
Walgreens will allow registrations online at www.walgreens.com/schedulevaccine or by calling any local Walgreens pharmacy
The way it works is that you can schedule up to 3 days out; so every day, a new day of appointments is added.
14 Walgreens stores are launching on Tuesday, February 9. Appointment bookings will start as early as Sunday.
- 100 Broad Street, Pawtucket, RI 02860
- 385 Cottage Street, Pawtucket, RI 02861
- 1510 Smith Street, North Providence, RI 02911
- 1010 Park Avenue, Cranston, RI 02910
- 333 Atwells Avenue, Providence, RI 02903
- 354 Admiral Street, Providence, RI 02908
- 1 Pocasset Ave, Providence, RI 02909
- 1 Cowesett Ave., West Warwick, RI 02893
- 2136 Mendon Road, Cumberland, RI 02864
- 135 Pitman Street, Providence, RI 02906
- 1763 Broad Street, Cranston, RI 02905
- 655 Warren Avenue, East Providence, RI 02914
- 25 Putnam Pike, Johnston, RI 02919
- 1387 Plainfield St, Johnston, RI 02919