By Jennifer McRae

DENVER (CBS4)– King Soopers and City Market locations in Colorado are getting more coronavirus vaccines thanks to a federal partnership. The stores owned by parent company Kroger hope to get more people vaccinated through the expanded program.

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King Soopers pharmacies are getting more Moderna COVID-19 vaccine starting Thursday as part of the U.S. Federal Retail Pharmacy Program. There are 147 King Soopers and City Market pharmacies across Colorado.

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Right now in Colorado, health care workers, those 65 years and up, K-12 education and child care workers are eligible to receive the COVID vaccine, along with select state government officials, who can also make an appointment.

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Reservations are required and those interested are asked to reserve a time slot online at:  www.kingsoopers.com/covidvaccine or www.citymarket.com/covidvaccine.

Jennifer McRae