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Kinney Drugs announces “Favorite” Pharmacist and Employee of 2021

Kinney Drugs announces “Favorite” Pharmacist and Employee of 2021

GOUVERNEUR, N.Y.– Kinney Drugs, a leading pharmacy chain in New York and Vermont, announced the 2021 “Favorite” Pharmacist and Employee. Each September, in preparation for October’s celebrations of American Pharmacist Month and National Employee Ownership Month, Kinney Drugs invited customers of all 96 stores to vote for their Favorite Employee and Favorite Pharmacist. The votes

Kinney Drugs opens COVID-19 vaccination appointments for Ages 5 and up

Kinney Drugs opens COVID-19 vaccination appointments for Ages 5 and up

GOUVERNEUR, N.Y. – Kinney Drugs, a 100% employee-owned leading pharmacy chain in New York and Vermont, has opened COVID-19 vaccination appointments for ages 5 and up per CDC guidelines. “As a pharmacist and president of Kinney Drugs, I am glad that we are able to vaccinate our pediatric population,” said John Marraffa, president of Kinney

Kinney issues statment on pediatric COVID vaccines in NYS Kinney pharmacies

Kinney issues statment on pediatric COVID vaccines in NYS Kinney pharmacies

GOUVERNEUR, N.Y. – Kinney Drugs, a 100% employee-owned leading pharmacy chain in New York and Vermont, has released the following statement regarding Pediatric COVID vaccines in its New York State pharmacies: “October 29, 2021, the FDA authorized the emergency use of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11. Before the vaccine can

Kinney Drugs names John Marraffa president

Kinney Drugs names John Marraffa president

GOUVERNEUR, N.Y.— Kinney Drugs announced on Thursday that John Marraffa has been appointed president of the chain. Marraffa joined the KPH Healthcare Services organization in 2019 as vice president of Government Affairs and Healthcare Services Integration. “John is extremely well-qualified to lead the dedicated team of Kinney Drugs employee-owners. John really knows his stuff and

Kinney Drugs opens appointments for boosters

Kinney Drugs opens appointments for boosters

GOUVERNEUR, N.Y. – Kinney Drugs announces the availability of COVID booster shots following Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Emergency Use Authorization and new guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In accordance with CDC recommendations. People who meet the following criteria are now eligible to receive an additional (third) dose: Aged 65 years

Kinney Drugs offers COVID comfort vaccine experience for children

Kinney Drugs offers COVID comfort vaccine experience for children

GOUVERNEUR, N.Y.  – Kinney Drugs has opened COVID-19 appointments for those age 12 and up consistent with recent CDC ACIP recommendations. In addition, the 100% employee-owned company is introducing an exclusive “comfort vaccination experience” through a partnership with Pain Care Labs. Kinney’s pharmacists have been specially trained in immunization comfort techniques and take the “sting” out

Kinney Drugs partners with law enforcement for National DEA Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

Kinney Drugs partners with law enforcement for National DEA Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

GOUVERNEUR, N.Y.– Kinney Drugs is partnering with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and state and local law enforcement officials to offer individuals safe disposal of both controlled and non-controlled prescription drugs as well as over-the-counter medications. (No sharps will be collected.) Kinney Drugs will host events at many New York and Vermont stores Saturday, April

Kinney pilots vaccination clinics for New York seniors

Kinney pilots vaccination clinics for New York seniors

GOUVERNEUR, N.Y. — Kinney Drugs is teaming with the Association on Aging in New York for a 10-week, 21-county pilot program providing community-based COVID-19 vaccination clinics for seniors 65 and older. Local state offices for the aging are providing telephone-based assistance for seniors to make appointments for the clinics. To date,  vaccination appointments have been

Kinney Drugs and the Association on Aging in New York partner

Kinney Drugs and the Association on Aging in New York partner

GOUVERNEUR, N.Y. – Kinney Drugs will team with the Association on Aging in New York to provide a 10-week, 21-County pilot program providing community-based COVID-19 vaccination clinics for seniors aged 65 and older. During the pilot, local NYS Offices for the Aging will provide telephone-based assistance for seniors to make appointments for these clinics only.

Kinney Drugs posts weekend vaccine update

Kinney Drugs posts weekend vaccine update

GOUVERNEUR, N.Y. – Despite widespread delays in vaccine shipments across the nation, Kinney Drugs has confirmed that all its weekend COVID-19 second dose clinics will be held as scheduled: Saturday 2/20 – Lyons Community Center, Lyons, N.Y. Saturday 2/20 and Sunday 2/21 – Jefferson Community College, Watertown, N.Y. Sunday 2/21 – OnCenter, Syracuse, N.Y. Sunday

Kinney Drugs kicks off 2021 Wear Red Day fundraiser

Kinney Drugs kicks off 2021 Wear Red Day fundraiser

GOUVERNEUR, N.Y. – In 2020, Kinney Drugs earned special recognition from the American Heart Association as the No. 1 National Wear Red Day Fundraiser. The employee-owned company raised $52,000 through its in-store fundraising campaign. In addition, Kinney Drugs and the Kinney Drugs Foundation were recognized with a regional Corporate Leadership Award for “…exemplary support of,

Kinney Drugs to provide COVID-19 shots to those 75 and older

Kinney Drugs to provide COVID-19 shots to those 75 and older

GOUVERNEUR, N.Y. – This week, all New York-based Kinney pharmacies will receive initial doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to administer to those age 75 and older only . Appointments will be available at all NY Kinney pharmacies beginning Thursday, January 14. By New York State mandate, Kinney Pharmacists will be able to vaccinate ONLY

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