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Karen Mankowski

Meijer pharmacies to hold immunization clinics

Meijer pharmacies to hold immunization clinics

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — This weekend, Meijer pharmacies plan to hold Back to School Immunization Events to help families build up protection against the flu before classes get under way. The supercenter retailer said pharmacists in Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, Illinois, Wisconsin, and Kentucky will offer vaccines and information about other conditions that commonly affect schoolchildren

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

Meijer boosts pharmacy’s health care standing

Meijer boosts pharmacy’s health care standing

Supercenter retailer Meijer continues to be a driver in expanding pharmacy’s health care role. Under a partnership announced this week, Meijer pharmacies will provide hypertension management services for University of Michigan Health System patients. U-M said its patients can go to a participating Meijer pharmacy for a blood pressure check and assessment. If their blood