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Caesars offering COVID vaccine to employees

Updated April 1, 2021 - 7:42 am

Caesars Entertainment will join rival MGM Resorts in offering COVID-19 vaccine to employees on the Las Vegas Strip.

The company announced Tuesday that it will host multiple COVID-19 vaccination events onsite at its Las Vegas resorts beginning Thursday, offering a total of 10,000 doses through the month.

Caesars joins MGM Resorts, which began its vaccination program Tuesday.

Caesars said in a news release that it expects to administer 1,000 to 2,000 Pfizer vaccinations per day through a partnership with Albertsons.

The free vaccinations will be scheduled online by appointment only .

Vaccinations for Caesars associates begin Thursday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Rio in the Pavillion Ballroom. Additional sessions will be held from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday; and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. April 6.

Contact Tony Garcia at tgarcia@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0307. Follow @TonyGLVNews on Twitter.

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