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COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics

Vaccination against COVID-19 is an important step in ensuring the safety of our CCRI community as we prepare to reopen our campuses to faculty, staff, and students beginning this summer.

The benefits of COVID-19 vaccination include prevention of serious illness, hospitalization, and death from the virus. Broad immunization is critical to help stop the current pandemic and to protect our college community, as well as being the fastest path to returning to a much more normal existence at CCRI.

People ages 16 and older who live, work, or go to school in Rhode Island are now eligible for the vaccine. Listed below are all available options for vaccination:

State-run sites

There are now five state-run clinics offering the vaccine:

  • 1500 Diamond Hill Road, Woonsocket, RI, 02895
  • 132 Fairgrounds Road, West Kingston, RI, 02892 
  • 1400 West Main Road, Middletown RI, 02842. Open Wednesday through Sunday, from 9 am to 5 pm.
  • 100 Sockanosset Cross Road, Cranston RI, 02920. Open Tuesday through Saturday, from 8 am to 9 pm.
  • Dunkin' Donuts Center, 1 La Salle Square, Providence, RI, 02903. Open Tuesday through Saturday, from 9 am to 6 pm.

You no longer need an appointment to get vaccinated at Sockanosset Cross Road, Dunkin' Donuts Center, and Middletown. To schedule an appointment at another state-run vaccination, visit vaccinateRI.org.

If you need public transportation to your appointment, visit ripta.com and use their Trip Planner to find a route that works for you.

Local pharmacies

Vaccines are also available to individuals at select retail pharmacies. You no longer need an appointment to get vaccinated at CVS, Walgreens, Walmart, and Stop & Shop pharmacy locations, but may still schedule an appointment to secure availability.

  • CVS: Vaccines are offered via CVS.com or through the CVS Pharmacy app, or by contacting customer service at (800) 746-7287.
  • Walgreens: Appointments can be made through Walgreens' updated appointment scheduler at Walgreens.com/ScheduleVaccine or by calling retail pharmacies. 

  • Walmart: Walmart pharmacies will begin administering COVID-19 vaccines in several stores in Rhode Island through the U.S. Federal Retail Pharmacy Program. Patients can schedule a vaccine appointment via the Walmart website.
  • Stop & Shop: Stop & Shop supermarkets/pharmacies will begin administering COVID-19 vaccines in several stores in Rhode Island. Patients can schedule a vaccine appointment via the Stop & Shop website.

Local and regional vaccine sites

Regional clinics operate on different days and at different times. Appointments are required at some vaccination sites. To view hours and days for these sites, or to view more vaccine sites, visit the Vaccine Locator Map.

The following regional sites are offering vaccines:

  • Johnston Recreation Center, 1741 Atwood Ave., Johnston, RI, 02919.
  • Westerly Senior Citizens Center, 39 State St., Westerly, RI, 02891.
  • Shaw’s, 585 Taunton Ave., East Providence, RI, 02914. Open Wednesdays and Fridays, 9 am to 3:15 pm. You no longer need an appointment to get vaccinated at Shaw’s in East Providence.

Other vaccine providers, such as hospital systems and some community health centers, are reaching out to patients as supply allows. Visit the state's COVID-19 Informational Portal for more information.