Need A COVID-19 Vaccine? Biden Admin Launches GETVAX Textline And Other Search Tools : NPR

Andrew M. Santos

The Biden administration launched Vaccines.gov on Friday to try to help people find COVID-19 vaccines near them.

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The Biden administration launched Vaccines.gov on Friday to try to help people find COVID-19 vaccines near them.

Selena Simmons-Duffin/NPR

The Biden administration launched a website and text line on Friday to help people find COVID-19 vaccines near where they live. A national 1-800 hotline in dozens of languages will also soon be announced, according to a senior official from the Department of Health and Human Services.

Vaccines.gov previously offered general guidance about vaccines, such as explainers on how they work and why they’re important. Now, it features a tool that allows people to input their zip code and see which pharmacies and other providers have COVID-19 vaccine doses in stock.

The online tool is a new and improved version of VaccineFinder, a website from

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