Walgreens, CVS hiring thousands of workers to help with vaccine distribution.
Walgreens has approximately 25,000 open positions to fill immediately and CVS is looking to hire tens of thousands of health care workers in order to be ready for the surge in patients seeking a vaccination.
The company even notified its customers in an email that it was "urgently hiring thousands of qualified pharmacists, nurses and pharmacy technicians" and encouraged customers to forward the email on to any "qualified applicants." - read more
Both companies are working quickly to be prepared for when the Food and Drug Administration issues a decision, which is likely to come in the next few days now that Pfizer and BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine was confirmed to be strongly protective against the virus.