DEERFIELD, Ill.– Walgreens announced on Monday the company is resuming immunization services with additional safety measures in place for pharmacy team members and patients. The changes follow recently updated U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines and come ahead of flu season, which health officials warn may coincide with a second wave of COVID-19.
ARLINGTON, Va. – Pharmacists for Healthier Lives — a coalition of pharmacy organizations seeking to raise consumer awareness of the full range of essential healthcare services pharmacists provide each day — Monday released a statement expressing the coalition’s commitment to immunizations that help to prevent and eliminate communicable diseases such as measles. The following statement
Retail pharmacies need to maximize the full value of a key revenue stream: immunizations. While most pharmacy chains offer flu shots, the continued development of vaccines along with their expanded indications will be an important driver of revenue, customer loyalty and health outcomes. It will also improve the persona of pharmacy as an important provider
A lot of the talk concerning New York state these days centers on the expansion of the minimum wage for fast-food workers to $15 an hour, as recommended by a panel appointed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo. But another expansion in New York involves pharmacists: the ability to provide immunizations. Earlier this month, Cuomo signed into