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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

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

Pharmacy chains point to rising flu activity

Pharmacy chains point to rising flu activity

NEW YORK — Reports from pharmacy retailers indicate that flu activity has been on the rise. Supercenter chain Meijer Inc. said Monday that purchases of over-the-counter cold and flu remedies at its stores have climbed 30% in recent weeks. The sales increase, according to Meijer pharmacists, suggests a troubling trend: Many consumers may have passed

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

Bartell Drugs kicks off flu vaccine program

Bartell Drugs kicks off flu vaccine program

SEATTLE — Bartell Drugs has launched a seasonal flu shot program that offers vaccinations at all of its 64 stores as well as via an off-site flu clinic program serving area businesses and retirement communities. The Seattle-area drug chain said Monday that the flu vaccines are available on a walk-in basis during pharmacy hours, and