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Health Mart expands immunization capabilities

Health Mart expands immunization capabilities

IRVING, Texas — Health Mart pharmacies across the U.S. – many serving rural and at-risk populations – are expanding immunization capabilities to combat the flu this season. The Health Mart franchise, supported by McKesson Corporation, equips pharmacists with training and support to provide local communities with flu shots and other critical immunizations to help protect

Walgreens resumes immunization services with new safety measures

Walgreens resumes immunization services with new safety measures

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.

Pharmacists for Healthier Lives issues statement on vaccinations

Pharmacists for Healthier Lives issues statement on vaccinations

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

Immunizations: Shot in the arm for retail pharmacy

Immunizations: Shot in the arm for retail pharmacy

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

More immunization authority for N.Y. pharmacists

More immunization authority for N.Y. pharmacists

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