CINCINNATI — Kroger Health announced on Wednesday a comprehensive flu shot program, designed to help Americans get their recommended vaccines amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. The program includes touchless in-store appointments and drive-thru vaccinations at community Flu Shot Centers across the country – both of which can be booked online. Kroger Health will also provide on-site flu
CINCINNATI — Kroger Health has launched a new interactive prescription drug safety course for adults. The free wellness resource is made available through Kroger Health’s relationship with leading social-impact technology innovator EVERFI. In 2018, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) identified opioid overdoses as the leading cause of injury-related death in the U.S.,
CINCINNATI — Kroger Health, the healthcare division of Kroger Co., is making COVID-19 testing available at more than 220 clinic locations, the company said Thursday. Testing will be available by appointment for both symptomatic and asymptomatic patients.The expansion comes on the heels of the launch of the company’s employer-focused COVIDCare Plus testing program, and just
CINCINNATI — Kroger Health launched on Thursday COVIDCare Plus, a complete employer-focused health and wellness solution designed to help American companies restart and maintain their business operations. The testing program is centered on Kroger Health’s FDA-authorized COVID-19 Test Home Collection Kit which combines self-administered testing with virtual supervision by a licensed healthcare provider to help ensure
Colleen Lindholz, president of Kroger Co.’s health care business, talks about the company’s response to COVID-19, the evolution of community pharmacy, the link between health and nutrition, and the move toward value-based care.
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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