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Flu shots available at Rite Aid during NIVW and beyond

Flu shots available at Rite Aid during NIVW and beyond

CAMP HILL, Pa. — With National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW) in full swing, customers can visit their neighborhood Rite Aid pharmacy without an appointment to get their seasonal flu shot from a certified Rite Aid immunizing pharmacist and help themselves stay healthy this holiday season. Created by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

CVS Health study says more Americans plan to get a flu shot

CVS Health study says more Americans plan to get a flu shot

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — Marking the start of flu vaccine availability, a new survey from CVS Health found that one in five (22%) of consumers surveyed who didn’t get a flu vaccine last year say that knowledge of last year’s flu season which had flu levels that were the highest observed since 2009 makes them more likely

Study: Rx vaccines can save time, money

Study: Rx vaccines can save time, money

  SAN FRANCISCO — Patients could save time and money if federal law is reformed to allow pharmacists to administer all Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended vaccines, a study released today by the Pacific Research Institute found. Click here to download a copy of the study. “Adult vaccines can improve people’s health, but our nation’s vaccine

Rite Aid stocks up to help battle the flu

Rite Aid stocks up to help battle the flu

CAMP HILL, Pa. — As flu cases mount in one of the most severe U.S. flu seasons in the past decade, Rite Aid Corp. is ensuring that its pharmacies are well-prepared. Rite Aid said Monday that its pharmacies are stocked with flu shots, which are available on a walk-in basis at all locations, as well

Albertsons sounds call for flu vaccination

Albertsons sounds call for flu vaccination

BOISE, Idaho — Albertsons Cos. is highlighting no-appointment flu shots at its pharmacies in response to reports of heightened influenza activity in parts of the country. The food and drug retailer said late Wednesday that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Flu Surveillance Report indicated local, regional and widespread flu activity in the United States,

Walgreens donating vouchers for flu shots

Walgreens donating vouchers for flu shots

BETHLEHEM, Pa. — Walgreens is joining forces with FamilyWize Community Service Partnership,  the Department of Health and Human Services and United Way, to provide a series of community health clinic events at no cost to make flu vaccination more accessible in underserved communities throughout the country. Flu shots vouchers donated by Walgreens and the Department

Flu shot program starts at Rite Aid

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Everyone older than six months should get a flu shot by the end of October, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). To make doing so easier, Ride Aid Corp. is providing seasonal flu shots at its stores across the country. Certified immunizing Rite Aid pharmacists are administering

Rite Aid Foundation recognizes customers who get flu shot

Rite Aid Foundation recognizes customers who get flu shot

CAMP HILL, Pa. — The Rite Aid Foundation is donating more than $1.8 million to charities in its KidCents program to honor customers who protect themselves, their families and their communities by getting flu shots this flu season. Each of the more than 360 KidCents charities, which are located in communities served by Rite Aid,

Kmart Pharmacy gets some feedback on flu shots

Kmart Pharmacy gets some feedback on flu shots

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. — A poll conducted for Kmart Pharmacy found that over a third of customers aren’t getting a flu shot, and price is a key factor in their decision making. Of more than 10,000 U.S. adults surveyed online by the Member Feedback and Insights team of Kmart parent Sears Holdings, 36% choose not

Community pharmacies gear up for flu shot season

NEW YORK — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends an annual flu shot for everyone over the age of six months, and retail pharmacies across the nation are spreading the word of their ability to provide such health services. Walgreens is now offering flu shots at all of its pharmacies (including Duane Reade