Through a partnership with more than 600 CVS pharmacy in-store locations, Target has announced that it will begin administering the COVID vaccine to eligible individuals at its stores.

The pharmacies already offer vaccinations for the flu, shingles, and pneumonia, and Target said they now will offer the COVID vaccine in 17 states following state and federal guidelines.

According to USA Today, Target will be offering the COVID vaccine at select stores by appointment in Alabama, Arizona, California, Connecticut, Florida, Hawaii, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Texas, and Virginia.

Outside of the pharmacy, the vaccine will be also be administered in Target fitting rooms, which were closed at the beginning of the pandemic to prevent the spread of the virus.

In a blog post, Target said, “Our top priority since the onset of the pandemic: the health and safety of our team members, guests and the communities we serve. Now, with COVID-19 vaccines becoming more widely available, Target's continuing to support our team and communities during the pandemic by partnering with 600+ CVS locations within Target stores to offer vaccines to eligible guests and team members.”

Vaccine availability and manufacturers will vary by location, USA Today said.

To check for vaccine eligibility, visit Here, people can also see if there is a participating Target store location near them offering the COVID shot.

Currently, CVS offers the COVID vaccine at its stores in the same 17 states. The company has nearly 10,000 locations.

CVS has said it has the capacity to provide 20 million to 25 million COVID shots per month.

To make an appointment to get vaccinated at CVS, eligible individuals can book a time slot on or through the CVS Pharmacy app. Those without internet access can call 1-800-746-7287.

Target joins a growing list of retailers that are offering the COVID vaccine to Americans through the Federal Retail Pharmacy Program. Walgreens, Walmart, Costco, and others have begun administering the COVID shot to eligible individuals across the U.S. at their stores as part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s COVID vaccine rollout.

“Target's looking forward to providing even more support in the coming months. That'll mean continuing to work with CVS to offer vaccines to guests and team members within stores,” the company said in its blog post.

Target previously announced that it was offering all of its employees paid incentives to get the COVID vaccine, including up to four hours of paid time off and free Lyft rides up to $15 each way to a vaccine appointment.

As of Thursday morning, the CDC said that over 32.9 million people had been completely vaccinated with the COVID shot.

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The sign outside the Target store is seen in Arvada, Colorado, on Jan. 10, 2014. Reuters/Rick Wilking