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Starbucks Is Helping Roll Out the COVID Vaccine in Washington

Washington Governor Jay Inslee just announced a new plan to ramp up the state's ongoing vaccination efforts.And the creation of the Washington State Vaccine Command and Coordination Center (WSVCCC) is a big part of that.Local business giants, Microsoft and Starbucks, are among the corporate stakeholders in the WSVCCC. .The Seattle-based coffee giant has even assigned several employees to help with distribution efforts.This is an opportunity to serve others and have impact on a significant humanitarian effort. We are proud to contribute in every way we can to help operationalize and scale equitable access to the vaccine, Kevin Johnson,Starbucks President and CEO .State leaders hope that the WSVCCC's efforts will make it possible for the state to vaccinate 45,000 people each day. .But just in case you are wondering, there aren't any plans to turn Starbuck's stores into vaccination centers...yet

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