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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)

Rite Aid rolls out Medicare Advisor tool

Rite Aid rolls out Medicare Advisor tool

CAMP HILL, Pa. — As the annual Medicare Part D election period gets underway, from now through Dec. 7, 2018, Medicare-eligible customers can visit Rite Aid pharmacies nationwide to take advantage of free resources that help them select the right prescription drug plan (PDP) or update existing coverage for 2019. Patients and caregivers can use

Rite Aid looks at telehealth kiosks in move with InTouch Health

Rite Aid looks at telehealth kiosks in move with InTouch Health

SANTA BARBARA, Calif.– InTouch Health, a leading enterprise telehealth platform and Rite Aid Corp., have announced that they have signed a letter of intent to explore new ways to connect patients with health care providers and expand access to care. InTouch Health will leverage its InTouch Operating System, which powers telehealth programs at many of

Rite Aid pharmacists in Idaho able to prescribe select medications

Rite Aid pharmacists in Idaho able to prescribe select medications

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Rite Aid Corp. announced  that starting Sunday, July 1, Rite Aid pharmacists at all locations in Idaho will be able to prescribe medications to treat select, common conditions, under the Pharmacist Prescriptive Authority Rule Docket 27-0104-1701 promulgated by the Idaho State Board of Pharmacy. The rule, which was approved by the

Rite Aid makes opioid disposal solution available

Rite Aid makes opioid disposal solution available

CAMP HILL, Pa .— Rite Aid Corporation  announced today that DisposeRx, a first-of-its-kind opioid disposal solution, is now available at all of Rite Aid’s more than 2,500 pharmacies across the United States. DisposeRx packets contain a biodegradable powder that, when mixed with water in the prescription vial, dissolves drugs, forming a viscous gel which may

Naloxone available at Rite Aid pharmacies in 19 states

Naloxone available at Rite Aid pharmacies in 19 states

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Rite Aid Corp. announced that naloxone is now available at each of the more than 2,500 Rite Aid pharmacies in the United States and can be dispensed without a prescription, subject to state regulations. “The opioid epidemic has reached epic proportions and it is an issue that demands not only our

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 sounds call for vaccinations as flu season peaks

Rite Aid sounds call for vaccinations as flu season peaks

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Heightened influenza activity nationwide has prompted Rite Aid Corp. to spotlight its pharmacies as a convenient destination to get vaccinated for the flu. Rite Aid said Thursday that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports widespread flu activity in 46 states. While the nation is now in peak flu

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

Rite Aid gives Medicare Part D guidance to seniors

Rite Aid gives Medicare Part D guidance to seniors

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Rite Aid Corp. has begun offering assistance to seniors during the Medicare Part D open enrollment period. Through Dec. 7, when open enrollment ends, Rite Aid’s more than 4,500 pharmacies nationwide will provide senior customers with free resources to help select the right prescription drug plan (PDP) or update their current

Rite Aid to recognize its ‘pharmacy champions’

Rite Aid to recognize its ‘pharmacy champions’

CAMP HILL, Pa. — For American Pharmacists Month in October, Rite Aid is honoring its more than 11,000 pharmacists for their care and dedication to their patients and communities. The drug chain said Tuesday that through Oct. 31, the Rite Aid Pharmacy Champions program, customers can recognize any Rite Aid pharmacist, pharmacy technician or wellness

Rite Aid Foundation rolls out medication disposal program

Rite Aid Foundation rolls out medication disposal program

CAMP HILL, Pa. — The Rite Aid Foundation has launched the KidCents Safe Medication Disposal Program, aimed at preventing medication misuse and accidental poisoning among children and teens. Announced Wednesday, the KidCents Safe Medication Disposal Program provides law enforcement in communities served by Rite Aid with free medication disposal units for people to safely discard expired

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