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Lyft and Uber step up with free rides to all vaccine appointments

Lyft and Uber step up with free rides to all vaccine appointments

To help the Biden administration hit its goal of 70 percent of Americans getting at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine by July 4, Uber and Lyft are dropping ride-hailing prices. 

And by dropping we mean offering certain rides for free. Both companies confirmed on Tuesday a Wall Street Journal report that they would help get Americans to vaccine appointments.

The free rides are available to and from any sites offering COVID inoculations. That includes as many as 80,000 sites throughout the country. The offer is good through the July 4 deadline. 

On the Lyft app, promo codes will be available by May 24. Users will need to provide a few details about their vaccine appointment, then they’ll receive a code via the app or website. The codes cover $15 each way and work for ride-shares or shared bikes and scooters during typical pharmacy hours (6 a.m. to 8 p.m.).  Read more…

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