BOISE, Idaho – Albertsons Cos. announced, that in partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the company is pledging to support the nationwide effort to vaccinate children for COVID-19 through school clinics, following the FDA recommendation of Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for children ages 5 to 11-years-old. As
BOISE, IDAHO – Albertsons Cos. said Monday that it is adding new COVID-19 services designed to help its customers to stay well this summer. These offerings build on the company’s leading efforts in administering 6 million COVID-19 vaccinations to date through its 1,700 pharmacies nationwide. “As front-line healthcare providers, our pharmacy teams have been heroic
BOISE, Idaho — Albertsons Cos. and Safeway pharmacies announced that they are teaming with the Idaho State Board of Pharmacy to offer free at-home COVID-19 tests to state residents. This partnership will provide free saliva tests to Idahoans with no appointment, line or nasal swab. The test can be shipped directly to homes after finishing
BOISE, Idaho — Albertsons Cos. pharmacies nationwide are stepping up to fill a gap in child wellness services created by the COVID-19 pandemic. Children typically receive important immunizations – including the annual flu vaccine – at regular well-child visits with their primary care physician. Due to challenges posed by the pandemic, those visits have decreased.
BOISE, Idaho — Albertsons Cos. announced on Thursday that it is offering one- to two-hour delivery service at selected Albertsons Cos. pharmacies in Louisiana, Texas and the District of Columbia, decreasing the time patients must wait to receive critical medications. The new one- to two-hour delivery service is now available at Albertsons Cos. pharmacies in
RICHMOND, Va.– TemperPack, a leader in sustainable packaging, and Albertsons Cos. are teaming up to divert tens of thousands of pounds of waste from the landfill every year. The grocer announced Tuesday that it is swapping out traditional Styrofoam coolers in its pharmacy shipments in favor of TemperPack’s paper-based insulator, ClimaCell. ClimaCell represents a significant breakthrough
PHOENIX — Albertsons Cos. has joined the Solera Health network of National Diabetes Prevention Program (NDPP) providers, offering the program in conveniently located in neighborhood grocery stores operating under 20 well known banners – including Albertsons, Safeway and Vons. The Albertsons Companies’ NDPP, led by local dieticians and supported by the stores’ known and trusted pharmacists,
BOISE, Idaho — Albertsons Cos. has become the nation’s first pharmacy chain to bill Medicaid for patient consultations about hormonal contraception. The food and drug retailer said that as part of a collaborative effort to improve access to hormonal contraception for Oregon women, selected Albertsons Cos. pharmacies can now bill the state’s Medicaid plans for