Vaccine vial

A Providence St. Mary Medical Center pharmacist prepares to mix a dose of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine.

COLLEGE PLACE — Free walk-up COVID-19 vaccination is now available at the Walmart pharmacy on Southeast Meadowbrook Street, in addition to pre-scheduled appointments, the company announced Tuesday, May 4.

The local Walmart joins the 65 pharmacy locations across Washington now accepting walk-ins, as supply allows, the company stated.

Customers who would rather schedule an appointment in advance can complete pre-vaccination paperwork online at

Walmart pharmacies are open seven days a week, and are administering the approved J&J, Pfizer and Moderna vaccines.

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