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NACDS offers initial analysis of 2022 elections

NACDS offers initial analysis of 2022 elections

Editor’s note: NACDS president and chief executive officer Steven Anderson issued the following memo to NACDS members on the organization’s initial analysis of the 2022 federal and state elections: Although the results of the 2022 elections are still coming in, please find the enclosed initial analysis of the 2022 federal and state elections as of

Even before Election Day, we know one thing

Even before Election Day, we know one thing

Editor’s note: NACDS president and chief executive officer Steven Anderson offered some thoughts on Election Day and NACDS RxIMPACT which appeared in a recent NACDS newsletter: Tuesday’s election will decide a lot – including 435 U.S. Representatives, 35 U.S. Senators, 36 Governors, and more than 6,000 state legislators. Control of the U.S. House of Representatives and

Anderson: Make 2022 the year of the pharmacy voter

Anderson: Make 2022 the year of the pharmacy voter

With primaries well under way and less than six months remaining until Election Day, the time is now for the people of pharmacy to make their voices heard. This year, the 2022 Congressional elections have unique dynamics — with tight margins in the Senate and House of Representatives, a significant number of retirements and individuals

December 1 update: Biden Administration’s vaccination and testing requirements

December 1 update: Biden Administration’s vaccination and testing requirements

Editor’s note: NACDS president and chief executive officer Steven Anderson issued the following update to NACDS members on the Biden Administration’s vaccination and testing requirements: Yesterday, the Department of Labor issued an announcement pushing the comment deadline for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) on COVID-19 testing/vaccine requirements, which applies to employers with

NACDS issues new memo on further court action in Administration’s vaccine and testing requirements on employers

NACDS issues new memo on further court action in Administration’s vaccine and testing requirements on employers

Editor’s note: NACDS president and chief executive officer Steven Anderson issued the following memo to NACDS members on further court action on the Binden Administration’s vaccine and testing requirements on employers. In a further set-back to the Administration’s recently released COVID-19 vaccine and testing requirements for employers with 100 or more employees, the U.S. Court of

NACDS issues memo on Biden Administration’s vaccination and testing requirements

NACDS issues memo on Biden Administration’s vaccination and testing requirements

Editor’s note: NACDS president and chief executive officer Steven Anderson issued the following memo to NACDS members on The Biden Administration’s effort to “to protect unvaccinated employees from the risks of COVID-19” in the workplace through vaccination and testing requirements. The Biden Administration’s effort to “to protect unvaccinated employees from the risks of COVID-19” in the

Millions of thoughts, and two words, as American Pharmacists Month arrives

Millions of thoughts, and two words, as American Pharmacists Month arrives

Editor’s note: NACDS president and chief executive officer Steven Anderson issued the following letter to NACDS members for American Pharmacists Month: So much can be said about the heroism of pharmacists who serve their communities each and every day. As October’s celebration of American Pharmacists Month arrives, I have been flooded by seemingly millions of thoughts

NACDS op-ed in Morning Consult: How Congress can make consumer safety a top priority in 2021

NACDS op-ed in Morning Consult: How Congress can make consumer safety a top priority in 2021

Morning Consult today published the following op-ed piece on the anticipated re-introduction of the INFORM Consumers Act from NACDS president and chief executive officer Steven Anderson:  For many Americans, pharmacies have been a trusted source of advice and essential products amid the uncertainty of the ongoing public health crisis, and members of the National Association

Anderson shares personal thoughts on the events of this week

Anderson shares personal thoughts on the events of this week

Editor’s note: NACDS president and chief executive officer Steven Anderson issued the following statement to NACDS members on the events in Washington D.C. this past week: Members of the NACDS staff team requested my personal thoughts about the events in our nation’s capital on Wednesday, January 6. The following is the text of an email

Still Rising: NACDS members continue to answer the nation’s call

Still Rising: NACDS members continue to answer the nation’s call

NACDS launched its “Rise” ad on April 2. We pledged that NACDS members would be there for America during the pandemic – lights on, doors open – just as in prior emergencies. That ad rings as true today as it did when we launched it. For that, the amazing heroes of this industry – and many other

Meijer pharmacist takes flu-vaccination messages to national stage

Meijer pharmacist takes flu-vaccination messages to national stage

Editor’s Note: NACDS president and chief executive officer Steve Anderson offers the following statement reguarding the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation event on Thursday that centered on flu vaccinations and COVID-19. I want to thank and recognize Heather Schultz, a pharmacist at a Meijer Pharmacy in Saginaw, Michigan, for representing the profession, the industry, her

American Pharmacists Month: More than a commemoration

American Pharmacists Month: More than a commemoration

We rightly thank and celebrate pharmacists every October during American Pharmacists Month. They are among the most trusted healthcare professionals and among the most trusted professionals of any type. They are the most accessible healthcare go-tos, particularly among those in the greatest need. This year, the appreciation and honor for these heroes must intensify to match the essential service

NACDS issues statement on racism in our nation

NACDS issues statement on racism in our nation

Editor’s note: NACDS president and chief executive officer Steven Anderson has released the following statement to NACDS members on the tragic death of George Floyd and on racism in America: On May 25, George Floyd’s breath was taken from him tragically and senselessly. Many Americans feel that their breath was taken along with his. For

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