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COVID-19 vaccinations

Shoppers Drug Mart locations host 24-hour VAX-A-THON

Shoppers Drug Mart locations host 24-hour VAX-A-THON

TORONTO — On July 24, all Shoppers Drug Mart 24-hour locations in Ontario will host a VAX-A-THON for residents aged 18 or older, with a goal to provide thousands of COVID-19 vaccinations in a single day. The company’s 24-hour locations provide trusted health care professionals in convenient locations with flexible hours, ideal for Ontarians who are struggling to

Rite Aid expands testing; joins federal vaccination effort

Rite Aid expands testing; joins federal vaccination effort

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Rite Aid is expanding no-charge COVID-19 self-swab testing to all drive-thrue locations, with 441 additional sites opening Friday, February 12, through its partnership with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The new testing sites will increase Rite Aid’s capacity for COVID testing services in California, Connecticut, Delaware, Idaho,

New NACDS ad positions pharmacies on COVID-19 vaccinations

New NACDS ad positions pharmacies on COVID-19 vaccinations

ARLINGTON, Va. – The National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) has released a new ad that says “it’s time to end this pandemic once and for all” and that “as vaccines become available, pharmacies are prepared to help reopen America.” The ad notes NACDS’ estimate, based on conservative assumptions, that pharmacies can meet demand

NACDS provides update on pharmacy’s role in vaccinations

NACDS provides update on pharmacy’s role in vaccinations

ARLINGTON, Va. — The National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) held its latest virtual press briefing Wednesday, January 13 on the critical role of retail pharmacy in administering the COVID-19 vaccine. NACDS president and CEO Steven Anderson and the association’s senior vice president, pharmacy care and patient advocacy Kathleen Jaeger hosted the event, which