COVID 19 Vaccine Resources

Following recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) based on guidance from the organization's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), Omnicare will support the offering the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 booster shot to eligible populations beginning today, Monday, September 27th. ONLY patients who received a 2-dose series of Pfizer may receive the Pfizer booster; Moderna and J&J/Janssen patients are ineligible at this time.

Following guidelines set by ACIP and CDC:

  • People 65 years and older and residents in long-term care settings should receive a booster shot of Pfizer-BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine at least 6 months after their Pfizer-BioNTech primary series
  • People aged 50 to 64 with certain underlying medical conditions should receive a booster shot of Pfizer-BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine at least 6 months after their Pfizer-BioNTech primary series
  • People 18 to 49 who are at high risk for severe COVID-19 due to certain underlying medical conditions may receive a booster shot of Pfizer-BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine at least 6 months after their Pfizer-BioNTech primary series, based on their individual benefits and risk
  • People aged 18-64 years who are at increased risk for COVID-19 exposure and transmission because of occupational or institutional setting may receive a booster shot of Pfizer-BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine at least 6 months after their Pfizer-BioNTech primary series

Omnicare is committed to the ongoing health and safety of those we serve. For our customers, we offer the following three models to facilitate COVID-19 vaccine access for your facilities, staff and residents:

  1. Ambulatory Model: preferred access to CVS retail in-store vaccine appointments at select participating locations
  2. Distribution Model: vaccine delivery by standard ordering processes through Omnicare’s operational footprint
  3. On-site Clinic Model: on-site vaccine services for both residents and employees, via a CVS Pharmacy led clinic model

COVID-19 Vaccine Program: Ambulatory Model

For all eligible** staff members and ambulatory residents, we are now offering COVID-19 vaccinations and Pfizer booster vaccinations in select CVS Pharmacy locations by appointment.

Scan the QR code or follow the link below to complete the self-entry process online. 

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Call 1-877-652-0918 M-F, 9:00AM – 6:00PM EST to speak with one of our team members who will assist with setting up your in-store COVID-19 vaccine appointment. 

** Patient must be eligible under ACIP guidelines

COVID-19 Scheduling Tool

Scan this QR code or click the link below to complete the self-entry process online.

COVID-19 Vaccine Program: Distribution Model

The Distribution Model is the quickest way to ensure vaccinations, providing you vaccine delivery through our established pharmacy networks. For those who currently utilize our distribution process for COVID-19 vaccine access, no new contract is required.  If you are not currently utilizing our distribution process for COVID-19 vaccine and are interested in doing so, please contact your Account Manager for more information.

Key Distribution Model Reminders:

  • Pfizer Booster orders can begin on Monday, September 27th
    Prior to placing your request, please plan vaccine ordering and clinic administration carefully. Only order what vaccine you can actively administer and report back on within same day of receipt.
  • Facility faxes COVID-19 purchase order to Omnicare
    To facilitate all access requirements and logistics, we request as much lead time in your ordering as possible but require a minimum 2 business days in advance of product distribution.
  • Same-day Clinic Reporting
    Facility faxes accurate information post-administration to Omnicare for required documentation and reporting (including patient consent and/or waste information.)
  • Unused Vaccine Disposal
    Facility returns any unused/expired doses to Omnicare to meet government returns requirements.

Omnicare COVID-19 Distribution Model

COVID-19 Vaccine Program: On-site Clinic Model

A CVS Pharmacy® led offering

Your trusted experts at Omnicare continue working together in building out the most efficient processes for onsite clinics.  We will provide you with needed updates related to new clinic requests and co-administration at new clinics next week.

For those with scheduled flu clinics, please continue with your scheduled clinic and we will try to co-administer vaccines where possible.

As a reminder, we make every available effort to honor requested dates for onsite clinics, however due to overwhelming demand, timing and availability of onsite clinics are not guaranteed.

Current criteria include a minimum of 30 participants per clinic, for ages 12 and up, and location must be within 30 miles of a CVS Pharmacy® in the same state.

Visit or speak with your account manager for more information and clinic scheduling