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Albertsons releases new online informational tools for flu season

Albertsons releases new online informational tools for flu season

BOISE, Idaho —  To bolster the public’s awareness about flu vaccinations and the fact that many insurance plans will cover most or all of the cost, Albertsons Cos. pharmacies have fully revamped their informational consumer flu websites with new features, easier navigation, and interactive tools this flu season. The online campaign is designed to make

Rite Aid, TV physician promote flu vaccination

Rite Aid, TV physician promote flu vaccination

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Rite Aid Corp. has enlisted the help of Dr. Jennifer Caudle, a nationally renowned health expert and practicing family doctor, to highlight the importance of getting a flu shot during National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW). The drug chain said Caudle and Rite Aid certified immunizing pharmacist Chris Altman will host a special

Kmart Pharmacy: For too many, flu shot not a priority

Kmart Pharmacy: For too many, flu shot not a priority

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. — Too many people still don’t feel the need to get a flu shot, a new survey from Kmart Pharmacy finds. Of more than 10,000 U.S. adults polled online, 41% said they typically don’t get a flu shot — even though 94% agree some people are particularly vulnerable to getting the flu

Two big chains kick off flu shot season

NEW YORK — Walgreens and Rite Aid have launched their annual flu shot campaigns, providing a range of vaccine options and making it easy to visit the pharmacy and get vaccinated. This season, Walgreens pharmacies and Healthcare Clinics nationwide and Duane Reade pharmacies in New York City will offer a trivalent flu vaccine, a needle-free