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Kroger Health gets okay for COVID-19 home test kit

Kroger Health gets okay for COVID-19 home test kit

CINCINNATI — Kroger Health announced Wednesday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Emergency Use Authorization for the COVID-19 Test Home Collection Kit. The testing solution combines the safety and convenience of at-home sample collection with the expert guidance of a telehealth consultation to help improve the quality of the collection process.

Kroger Health offers free telenutrition service

Kroger Health offers free telenutrition service

CINCINNAT —  Kroger Health, the health care division of The Kroger Co. has  announced a free telenutrition service to help Americans shop for, prepare and enjoy healthy fresh and non-perishable foods during the COVID-19 crisis. The free telenutrition service is the latest offering from Kroger Health’s Food as Medicine platform. During the pandemic, customers’ shopping

Kroger Health expands drive-thru COVID-19 testing sites

Kroger Health expands drive-thru COVID-19 testing sites

CINCINNATI — Kroger Health, the health care division of The Kroger Co. announced the expansion of free COVID-19 testing sites to Colorado, Michigan, Ohio and Tennessee, joining existing sites in Kentucky and Tennessee, for all priority groups, including health care workers, first responders and symptomatic groups. Additionally, the company will begin piloting site-specific testing for Kroger associates in Michigan and Colorado, while also empowering

Kroger offering strep throat and flu testing in Idaho and Michigan

Kroger offering strep throat and flu testing in Idaho and Michigan

CINCINNATI — Kroger Health pharmacies in Idaho and Michigan announced Wednesday they are expanding their service offerings. Effective immediately, patients can see a pharmacist at a Kroger Health pharmacy for rapid strep throat and flu testing. Patients can now stop by the pharmacy – no appointment necessary – where a pharmacist will evaluate symptoms of

Kroger Health awarded Community Pharmacy Practice Accreditation

Kroger Health awarded Community Pharmacy Practice Accreditation

CINCINNATI — Kroger Health recently received the CPPA Community Pharmacy Practice Accreditation through the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP). The CPPA accreditation recognizes Kroger Health’s ongoing commitment to help people live healthier lives through the continued acceleration of clinical services with their more than 2,200 pharmacies across the nation. These services include immunization

Kroger Health teams up to launch depression treatment pilot

Kroger Health teams up to launch depression treatment pilot

CINCINNATI — Kroger Health, the healthcare arm of The Kroger Co., announced its partnership with Myriad Genetics to pilot Myriad Genetics’ GeneSight pharmacogenomic test with Kroger Prescription Plan members. Nearly 500 Kroger pharmacies across five states will participate in the GeneSight pilot.  GeneSight is the market-leading genetic test to help clinicians personalize treatment plans for

Kroger Health offering free blood glucose screenings

Kroger Health offering free blood glucose screenings

CINCINNATI — According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, over 84 million adults in the U.S. have prediabetes, yet the majority are unaware due to the lack of specific symptoms. Kroger Health, the healthcare arm of Kroger Co., is leading a nationwide effort to prevent diabetes by offering free blood glucose screenings and

Kroger to offer free cholesterol screenings during American Heart Month

Kroger to offer free cholesterol screenings during American Heart Month

CINCINNATI — Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. Each minute, more than one person in the United States dies from a heart disease-related event. Heart disease can be prevented with a healthy diet and physical activity. However, people with high cholesterol often exhibit no symptoms. Many times, screenings are the only way to

Kroger Health, PTS Diagnostics launch CardioChek Plus analyzers

Kroger Health, PTS Diagnostics launch CardioChek Plus analyzers

CINCINNATI — PTS Diagnostics and Kroger Health, Kroger Co.’s nationwide arm of health and wellness facilities, services and programs, announce the full rollout of CardioChek Plus analyzers for point-of-care blood testing to help identify individuals at-risk of heart attack, stroke and diabetes. CardioChek Plus analyzers provide accurate, on-site results in as little as 90 seconds using

The Little Clinic earns gold seal of approval for retail health care

The Little Clinic earns gold seal of approval for retail health care

CINCINNATI — The Little Clinic, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Kroger Co. and a key cornerstone of Kroger Health’s nationwide health care assets, announced it has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval  for Retail Health Care. Having demonstrated continuous compliance with the Commission’s nationally recognized standards, The Little Clinic has now been awarded this accreditation