Company working to make sure unclaimed COVID vaccines aren’t wasted

Benita Zahn
Created: April 20, 2021 05:53 PM

While there's plenty of COVID vaccine available nowadays, you still need to make an appointment. That can be difficult for some to manage.

A company called Dr. B. marries soon to expire doses of vaccine with people who want the shot.

It's a sort of standby list that has providers and individuals sign up.

The vaccine becomes available when appointments have gone unclaimed or cancelled. The goal is no waste. Once alerted, you have 15 minutes to respond and then you've got about two hours to get to the vaccine site.

Dr. B launched in February and it's taken off nationwide.

Learn more about how it works, and how they prioritize who gets called by watching the video of Benita Zahn's story.

MORE INFORMATION: Standby list for COVID-19 vaccines

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