Uber Technologies Inc and Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc said earlier this month they would provide educational programs and free transportation to U.S. COVID-19 vaccine clinics to under-served communities and people in rural areas.
"Millions of people lack access to essential resources — including healthcare — simply because they can't get a ride," Lyft said in a blog post. (lft.to/37qz8CH)
The ride-sharing app and the pharmacy chain’s initiative would particularly focus on Black and Hispanic populations, and they have partnered with YMCA and other non-profit organizations.
The United States has administered a total of 57.7 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines as of Thursday, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.Source: Reuters