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Vaccine Education Roundtable Series: The Role of Pharmacies in Equitable Vaccine Distribution — A Conversation with Richard Watkins of CVS/Aetna

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Associate Medical Editor Mati Hlatshwayo Davis, MD, interviewed Richard Watkins, MD, medical director for the North Central Territory – OH/KY market of Aetna/CVS, on the role that pharmacies play in equitable vaccine distribution. Dr. Watkins shares the successes and challenges that pharmacies have faced and what CVS/Aetna is doing to help. Please visit the Vaccine Education Resources page for more information.


Please note, this interview was recorded on 04/19/2021. The COVID-19 pandemic is a rapidly evolving situation, and some of the information about vaccines in this video may have changed since the date of broadcast. Please refer to to find out the latest on COVID-19 vaccines and other pandemic-related guidance


*This video was funded by a cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (grant number 6 NU50CK000574-01-01). The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is an agency within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The contents of this podcast do not necessarily represent the policy of CDC or HHS, and should not be considered an endorsement by the Federal Government. 

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