- The new feature will launch in Arizona, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas.
- Searches for “vaccines near me” have increased so much that Google decided to add the new feature to its app.
- The new feature will show people a number of details about the vaccination, including whether you’ll need an appointment, if the vaccine is available to specific groups or if there’s a drive-thru option.
- Google is working with public health officials, local governments and pharmacies to share its information.
More help from Google
The company plans to turn its Google facilities — buildings, parking lots and open spaces — into vaccination sites as needed.
- “These sites will be open to anyone eligible for the vaccine based on state and local guidelines,” Google said.
- The company said it will start with sites in Los Angeles and the San Francisco Bay Area in California; Kirkland, Washington; and New York City,