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For Some Americans, Getting A Vaccine Is As Easy As Showing Up To Work

Added 04-18-21 05:07:01am EST - “Companies like Tyson and Amazon are offering on-site coronavirus vaccinations to their employees in order remove barriers to getting the shots.” - Npr.org

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Npr.org: “For Some Americans, Getting A Vaccine Is As Easy As Showing Up To Work”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

A Georgia Tech employee receives a Pfizer coronavirus vaccination on the campus of Georgia Tech on April 8. For a number of Americans, getting their shots is as easy as showing up to their workplace as some companies and institutions provide on-site vaccinations to their employees. Danny Karnik/AP hide caption

A Georgia Tech employee receives a Pfizer coronavirus vaccination on the campus of Georgia Tech on April 8. For a number of Americans, getting their shots is as easy as showing up to their workplace as some companies and institutions provide on-site vaccinations to their employees.

For Denver-based flight attendant Ken Kyle, getting a coronavirus vaccine was as convenient as pulling up to the place he knows so well.

"It was great to be able to be vaccinated at the airport," Kyle says, quipping: "You know where you're going."

Kyle is one of a growing number of workers who are benefitting from a strong push by some companies to provide shots at employment sites, all in coordination with local and state health authorities.

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