Hy-Vee is gearing up for the forthcoming COVID-19 vaccine. Via a press release to this radio station, confirmed the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services  selected Hy-Vee as one of its national COVID-19 vaccine providers once the vaccine becomes available. In addition to here in Iowa, Hy-Vee's in Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wisconsin will be able to administer the vaccine.

Hy-Vee is also looking to hire 1,000 pharmacy technicians across its stores. Because of the pandemic, The company is increasing its pharmacy workforce through testing for COVID-19 and preparations for the COVID-19 vaccine. Hy-Vee is looking to hire both full- and part-time licensed pharmacy technicians. Those interested in more information, or looking to apply, can visit Hy-Vee's jobs website.

Hy-Vee is based in West Des Moines. There are several Hy-Vee locations across the Cedar Valley and Northeast Iowa, including a new location in Decorah.

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