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Kinney Drugs, Holy Shirt! team to supply face masks to Kinney staff

Kinney Drugs, Holy Shirt! team to supply face masks to Kinney staff

GOUVERNEUR,  N.Y. – Thanks to Holy Shirt!, a local apparel company based in Syracuse, N.Y., all employees of Kinney Drugs across New York and Vermont were supplied with reusable face masks for everyday use. On April 13th, more than 4,000 masks were ordered from the local vendor and in only five days, Kinney Drugs had

Kinney Drugs responds to Gov. Cuomo’s executive order allowing pharmacists to perform COVID-19 tests

Kinney Drugs responds to Gov. Cuomo’s executive order allowing pharmacists to perform COVID-19 tests

GOUVERNEUR, N.Y. – On Saturday, April 25, 2020, Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed an Executive Order (EO) granting NYS pharmacists the ability to order and perform CLIA-waived COVID-19 diagnostic and antibody testing. Previously, pharmacists were not authorized to perform CLIA-waived tests in NY without an order from a physician or nurse practitioner. The new Executive Order

Kinney Drugs teams with Clayton Distillery to supply hand sanitizer to stores

Kinney Drugs teams with Clayton Distillery to supply hand sanitizer to stores

GOUVERNEUR, N.Y. – Six thousand bottles of liquid hand sanitizer will soon be on their way to Kinney Drugs stores, thanks to Clayton Distillery based in Clayton, NY. “Globally, hand sanitizer is in high demand and extremely short supply right now. We were very happy to partner with another local business to source this product,

Warner to succeed Hart as CEO of Kinney parent

Warner to succeed Hart as CEO of Kinney parent

GOUVERNEUR, N.Y. — Bridget-ann Hart will retire as president and chief executive officer of Kinney Drugs operator KPH Healthcare Services Inc. at the end of the year. She will continue to serve on the board of KPH, a national provider of health care services with more than 4,000 employees across four divisions. In addition to

KPH president and CEO Bridget-ann Hart to retire

KPH president and CEO Bridget-ann Hart to retire

GOUVERNEUR, N.Y. — Bridget-ann Hart will retire as president and chief executive officer of Kinney Drugs operator KPH Healthcare Services Inc. at the end of the year. She will continue to serve on the board of KPH, a national provider of health care services with more than 4,000 employees across four divisions. In addition to

Hill-Rom’s Welch Allyn Home portfolio debuts at Kinney Drugs

Hill-Rom’s Welch Allyn Home portfolio debuts at Kinney Drugs

CHICAGO — Hill-Rom announced its Welch and Digital Scale are now available at all Kinney Drugs locations in New York and Vermont. The Welch Allyn Home portfolio is designed to bring the Welch Allyn clinical grade technology that doctors know and trust into the hands of consumers at home. The Welch Allyn Home portfolio includes three devices: a digital scale

New York allows pharmacies to give children flu shots

New York allows pharmacies to give children flu shots

ALBANY, N.Y. — In response to a spike in flu cases, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has issued an executive order enabling pharmacists to administer flu shots to children. Cuomo announced yesterday that children ages 2 to 18 can now receive a flu vaccination at pharmacies in the state. He said the order increased access

NACDS recognizes Kinney Drugs with PEP Award

NACDS recognizes Kinney Drugs with PEP Award

SAN DIEGO — Regional drug chain Kinney Drugs was honored for political engagement by the National Association of Chain Drug Stores at the 2017 NACDS Total Store Expo here. Mike Duteau, vice president of business development and strategic relations for KPH Healthcare Services, accepted the 2017 Politically Engaged Pharmacy Award (2017 PEP Award) at this

Kinney edges out Wall Street giant in fundraiser

Kinney edges out Wall Street giant in fundraiser

Kinney Drugs beat out financial giant Morgan Stanley in raising funds for the American Heart Association’s Wear Red Day. In fact, the regional drug chain — with about 100 stores in New York and Vermont — was the top fundraiser nationwide in the association’s 2016 Heart Health campaign, generating $30,000. Morgan Stanley was second with

Deal strengthens Kinney’s ties with other providers

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Kinney Drugs has partnered with HealtheConnections in a collaboration to enable doctors and other health care providers to access and share patients’ prescription information. According to HealtheConnections, the partnership will link medications prescribed with prescriptions picked up at more than 70 Kinney Drugs stores in New York. Overall, the regional drug chain

Kinney Drugs partners with health information exchange

Kinney Drugs partners with health information exchange

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Kinney Drugs has teamed up with HealtheConnections to enable doctors and other health care providers to access and share patients’ prescription information. HealtheConnections said Thursday that the partnership will link medications prescribed with prescriptions picked up at more than 70 Kinney Drugs stores in New York. Overall, the regional drug chain operates

Kinney Drugs sharpens health, wellness focus

Kinney Drugs sharpens health, wellness focus

GOUVERNEUR, N.Y. — At Kinney Drugs, last year marked the launch of a new wellness format, Good for You Health + Wellness by Kinney Drugs, and the debut of Circle of Care Pharmacy Services, the rollout of which continues in 2016. “This new format underscores our commitment to health and wellness and the total store