ASHEVILLE, N.C. - Ingles Markets, Incorporated (NASDAQ: IMKTA) announces that all 111 of the Company’s pharmacy locations have provided COVID-19 vaccinations to their communities. Ingles is actively working to administer vaccines across North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Tennessee.
“Protecting our patients is our pharmacy’s top priority, and we are proud to say we can play a role in turning the tide on this pandemic by offering vaccines to our patients at all of our pharmacy locations,” says Ron Freeman, Chief Financial Officer for the company.
Ingles received their first allocation of the vaccine in December 2020, and the pharmacy department has been working tirelessly with both federal and state governments to bring the vaccine to their communities. “Our pharmacists offer unparalleled healthcare, routine vaccines, and clinical counseling services to our patients every day. We are grateful they can look to us for their COVID-19 vaccination needs as well,” said Ron Freeman.
In North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Tennessee, all patients 16 years of age and older are eligible for the vaccine. Those interested in receiving the COVID-19 vaccination at an Ingles Pharmacy location can visit the Ingles Pharmacy website at www.ingles-markets.com or call their local Ingles Pharmacy for details.
Ingles Markets, Incorporated is a leading grocer with operations in six southeastern states. Headquartered in Asheville, North Carolina, the Company operates 198 supermarkets. To learn more about Ingles Markets and our efforts to end hunger and aid in the education of children, visit ingles-markets.com.