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CVS adds drive-thru testing site in Michigan

CVS adds drive-thru testing site in Michigan

DEARBORN, Mich. — CVS Health launched a rapid COVID-19 drive-thru testing site here, in conjunction with federal and state officials. The site will provide state residents with rapid testing and on-the-spot results at no cost, using the new Abbott ID NOW  test. CVS has opened similar large-scale rapid testing sites in Connecticut, Georgia, Massachusetts and

Retailers respond to COVID-19: Lewis Drug

Retailers respond to COVID-19: Lewis Drug

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of articles on how retailers are responding to the COVID-19 crisis. Here at Lewis Drug, keeping our customers and our associates safe is our top priority. As always, despite the ongoing news surrounding coronavirus (COVID-19), our stores and pharmacies are open and remain ready to serve you.

McKesson cancels ideaShare2020

McKesson cancels ideaShare2020

IRVING, Texas  — Due to the COVID-19 pandemic — and for the “health and safety of attendees” — McKesson has cancelled ideaShare 2020, which this year was scheduled for July 12-16 in Austin, Texas. Each year, McKesson ideaShare brings together the best and brightest independent pharmacy leaders and their staff to make meaningful connections and

Suppliers respond to COVID-19: Amerisource Bergen

Suppliers respond to COVID-19: Amerisource Bergen

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of articles on how retailers are responding to the COVID-19 crisis. At AmerisourceBergen, we are driven to deliver — during “blue skies” and in times of immense need. There’s no question that the novel coronavirus COVID-19 has challenged our health care system, including the pharmaceutical supply chain,

Industry responds to COVID-19: NACDS

Industry responds to COVID-19: NACDS

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of articles on how retailers are responding to the COVID-19 crisis.  I appreciate the chance to report to the Chain Drug Review community on NACDS’ COVID-19 response. NACDS and CDR have much in common, including many of the retailer and supplier companies and team members whom we

Logistics will help win the battle against COVID-19

Logistics will help win the battle against COVID-19

Across the country, brave, frontline health care professionals are working around the clock as our nation grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic. These workers — the true heroes of the pandemic — are treating patients, maintaining vital health care operations and serving as emergency responders. In this time of crisis, it is also important to remember

Retailers respond to COVID-19: Rite Aid

Retailers respond to COVID-19: Rite Aid

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of articles on how retailers are responding to the COVID-19 crisis. As the COVID-19 pandemic shutters schools, clears freeways and shuts down entire cities, more than 50,000 Rite Aid associates have found themselves on the front lines of a once-in-a-generation public health crisis. We’re living our mission

Retailers respond: Walgreens Boots Alliance

Retailers respond: Walgreens Boots Alliance

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of articles on how retailers are responding to the COVID-19 crisis. I have worked in pharmacies for more than 40 years, and I’m a pharmacist myself. I’ve never known a situation like what we’ve experienced over recent weeks with the COVID-19 ­crisis. None of us has. This

Rite Aid rolls out COVID-19 self-swab testing sites

Rite Aid rolls out COVID-19 self-swab testing sites

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Rite Aid plans to expand COVID-19 testing sites as part of its partnership with the White House Coronavirus Task Force. In addition to the current testing site in Philadelphia, Rite Aid has added a new location, at a Rite Aid store located at 2604 Linglestown Road in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. In coordination