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Biden announces Uber, Lyft partnership providing free rides to COVID-19 vaccination sites through July 4

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WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden announced a partnership with ride-sharing companies Uber and Lyft to offer free rides to vaccination sites to help meet his target of 70% of U.S. adults getting at least one vaccine shot by July 4. 

The president announced the partnership, along with other steps the administration is taking to encourage Americans to get vaccinated, at a virtual meeting with a bipartisan group of governors Tuesday afternoon. The feature is expected to launch May 24 and run through July 4. 

“I think that is really stepping up,” Biden said. ” 

Biden unveiled a partnership to open vaccination sites at the nation’s largest community colleges to provide shots for students, staff and local residents throughout May and June. 

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