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2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Wahl offers tips to treat the painful realities of working from home

Wahl offers tips to treat the painful realities of working from home

STERLING, Ill. —  The idea of working from home may sound appealing, but many people are discovering the reality is very different. In addition to challenges like navigating an uprooted schedule, wrangling children and sharing  Wi-Fi bandwidth with a household, pesky pains have likely crept up. That’s why therapeutic at-home massager manufacturer Wahl interviewed board-certified anesthesiologist

CVS Health commits to flattening the second curve of the COVID-19 pandemic

CVS Health commits to flattening the second curve of the COVID-19 pandemic

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health announced on Monday its commitment to flattening the “second curve,” the less visible but escalating mental health crisis resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.  To help address America’s expanding mental and emotional wellbeing needs, the company is enhancing its nationwide mental health programming effort with new charitable investments focused on health

NPTA study shows many technicians feel unsafe at work amid COVID-19 pandemic

NPTA study shows many technicians feel unsafe at work amid COVID-19 pandemic

HOUSTON — New research from the National Pharmacy Association shows that pharmacy technicians feel unsafe working in pharmacy amid COVID-19 pandemic and that employers are not doing enough to protect the safety and well-being of the pharmacy staff, while also serving the needs of their patients. The survey, “COVID-19: A Survey of Pharmacy Technicians,” compared

Giant Food donating $550,000 and 1,200 hams to local food banks during COVID-19 pandemic

Giant Food donating $550,000 and 1,200 hams to local food banks during COVID-19 pandemic

LANDOVER, Md.– Giant Food announced Wednesday the donation of $550,000 and 1,200 hams to the five Feeding America food banks within its region: Capital Area Food Bank, Maryland Food Bank, Food Bank of Delaware, Fredericksburg Regional Food Bank and Blue Ridge Area Food Bank. The food and monetary donations will help provide meals to families who are

NACDS on COVID-19: States must act now for medication access

NACDS on COVID-19: States must act now for medication access

WASHINGTON – The nation’s governors received from the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) on Tuesday a recommendation of how to help maintain patients’ medication access during the COVID-19 pandemic. NACDS provided a model executive order that would foster medication access. The Association also noted the importance of recent action by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R)

Gilead haults access to experimental COVID-19 drug Remdesivir due to massive demand

Gilead haults access to experimental COVID-19 drug Remdesivir due to massive demand

FOSTER CITY, Calif. — Gilead Sciences has temporarily stopped granting patients access to Remdesivir, its experimental drug against the novel coronavirus, citing “overwhelming demand,” the company stated this week. Gilead Sciences said in a statement that it is focused on processing previously approved requests, and that it is developing a new system that it says

CVS opens COVID-19 testing site

CVS opens COVID-19 testing site

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health announced that the retailer has opened a COVID-19 testing site for a limited population in the parking lot of a CVS Pharmacy in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts. With the opening of the testing site, the company issued the following statement: “As announced on March 13, we have been working with the administration and

FIP releases substantial update to COVID-19 guidelines for pharmacists around the world

FIP releases substantial update to COVID-19 guidelines for pharmacists around the world

THE HAGUE — Global guidance for pharmacists in community, hospital and clinical biology on coronavirus/COVID-19 has been updated by the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) and is released Thursday. The document replaces FIP’s first coronavirus guidance issued last month. “The situation has developed rapidly and an urgent update was necessary as, around the world, we are

NCPA sends small business community pharmacy recommendations, needs to Administration’s Coronavirus Task Force

NCPA sends small business community pharmacy recommendations, needs to Administration’s Coronavirus Task Force

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The National Community Pharmacists Association today reiterated to vice president Mike Pence and members of the administration’s Coronavirus Task Force how community pharmacy is ready and willing to assist with fighting the pandemic, as well as allowances needed in order for small business neighborhood pharmacies to continue to provide life-saving assistance to

SC Johnson contributes $1 million to CDC Foundation’s Emergency Response Fund to fight COVID-19

SC Johnson contributes $1 million to CDC Foundation’s Emergency Response Fund to fight COVID-19

RACINE, Wis. — As the global community continues its fight to contain the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, SC Johnson announced  on Friday a $1 million contribution to the CDC Foundation’s Emergency Response Fund to strengthen domestic and global public health infrastructure and responses to address the spread of COVID-19. “Everyone in the SC Johnson