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Week of Mon, Aug 20th, 2012

Navarro opens prescription fulfillment center

Navarro Discount Pharmacy has launched a fulfillment center facility for prescription medications under the name Navarro Health Services.

Walmart augments immunization services

Walmart is launching an expanded roster of vaccinations in more than 2,700 Walmart discount stores.

NACDS Foundation grants fund Rx school health fairs

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores Foundation has announced the recipients of the "Million Hearts Team Up, Pressure Down" public education grants.

Campaign aims for 1 million more flu vaccinations

Working with state pharmacy associations, health care solution provider PrescribeWellness  has begun a push to boost the flu vaccination rate by 1 million more Americans.

CVS enables same-day photo pickup via mobile app

CVS/pharmacy has added a new photo service to its CVS Mobile application that enables customers to print photos from their smartphone camera or CVSphoto.com account for same-day pickup at any CVS drug store.

Thrifty White introduces 'smart' cap to spur Rx compliance

In another move to help patients stick to their drug regimens, Thrifty White Pharmacy is offering the Rx Timer Cap, a "smart" cap for prescription medication bottles.

Walgreens to deploy EHR platform chainwide

Walgreen Co. is implementing an electronic health record (EHR) solution from Greenway Medical Technologies Inc. that's expected to better integrate the health care services that the drug chain offers in its stores.

Bartell donates thousands of reading glasses

Bartell Drugs has donated reading eyeglasses to health care relief group Medical Teams International for distribution in impoverished communities in 18 countries.

Jean Coutu Group marks opening of 400th store

The Jean Coutu Group has inaugurated the 400th drug store in its franchise network.

Rite Aid begins carrying affordable natural food line

Rite Aid Corp. has rolled out Wholesome Goodness, a line of affordable natural foods, at its more than 4,600 drug stores nationwide.

Winn-Dixie, BI-LO kick off 'Shield Yourself' campaign

Encouraging people to protect their health, Winn-Dixie Stores and BI-LO have launched a flu vaccination program, which offers customers three options for getting a flu vaccine.

CVS makes its flu shot pitch to consumers

CVS/pharmacy and MinuteClinic have begun offering flu shots at all of their locations nationwide. And this year, the CVS Caremark subsidiaries are spelling out the reasons why they're the place for consumers to go to get vaccinated.