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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

Kinney Drugs announces new resources for COVID-19 testing and vaccines

Kinney Drugs announces new resources for COVID-19 testing and vaccines

GOUVERNEUR, N.Y. – Since 1903, Kinney has been a trusted healthcare resource for local communities. To that end, the company is introducing new resources to reassure the public that Kinney is part of the vaccination solution and to provide reliable, clear information on COVID vaccines and testing. The company invites people to sign up for COVID

HealthDirect Pharmacy Services providing COVID-19 vaccines to long-term care and congregate client-communities

HealthDirect Pharmacy Services providing COVID-19 vaccines to long-term care and congregate client-communities

GOUVERNEUR, N.Y. — After long-awaited completion of clinical trials, engineering of complex distribution channels, and alignment of critical resources, the nation is distributing an effective COVID-19 vaccine capable of producing positive outcomes for recipients and stemming the continued transmission of this deadly virus. HealthDirect Pharmacy Services, a provider of pharmaceutical services, will be vaccinating residents

Kinney Drugs to be part of COVID-19 vaccine solution

Kinney Drugs to be part of COVID-19 vaccine solution

GOUVERNEUR, N.Y. – Kinney Drugs has announced that it will be part of that public COVID-19 vaccination solution once it is available, through its long-standing relationship with Managed Health Care Associates (MHA). Through this relationship and in partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Kinney pharmacists will be able to provide safe,

Kinney Drugs teaming again with American Greetings

Kinney Drugs teaming again with American Greetings

GOUVERNEUR, N.Y. — Kinney Drugs will once again partner with American Greetings to offer a special one-day promotion on Veterans Day, Wednesday, November 11, 2020 in support of Honor Flight Network. For every American Greetings card purchased at Kinney Drugs (valued at $1.99 or more) on Veterans Day, Kinney Drugs and American Greetings will donate $1.00 to the local

Kinney Drugs announces top Pharmacist and Employee for 2020

Kinney Drugs announces top Pharmacist and Employee for 2020

GOUVERNEUR, N.Y – Kinney Drugs congratulates Steve Simpson, supervising pharmacist of Store No.11 in Barre, Vt. and Rachel Simmons, customer experience supervisor in Store No. 28 in Dolgeville, N.Y., on being named Favorite Pharmacist and Favorite Employee of 2020. Each September, in preparation for October’s celebrations of American Pharmacist Month and National Employee Ownership Month,

Kinney Drugs offers free medicine flavoring

Kinney Drugs offers free medicine flavoring

GOUVERNEUR, N.Y. – Kinney Drugs announced a new promotion on medication flavoring for liquid prescription formulations such as antibiotics. The “Yuk to Yum” service, normally valued at $2.99, will be free for a limited time at all Kinney Drugs locations. Customized medication flavoring aims to ease parents’ struggle to get their children to take important

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