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Publix recognizes associates with Rxcellence Award

Publix recognizes associates with Rxcellence Award

LAKELAND, Fla. — Publix Pharmacy presented 15 pharmacy associates with the Rxcellence Award for excelling in customer service, performance, ownership and teamwork. The award was given to one pharmacist and one technician from each of the company’s five divisions, one pharmacy supervisor and four pharmacy support associates. “Last year, our pharmacy associates continued to exceed

Publix offering COVID-19 vaccine appointments for people 40 and older in Florida

Publix offering COVID-19 vaccine appointments for people 40 and older in Florida

LAKELAND, Fla. — Starting today, scheduling opportunity, eligible individuals — now including individuals ages 40 and older — may use Publix’s online reservation system to make appointments for COVID-19 vaccinations at participating Florida in-store Publix Pharmacy locations for appointments beginning Monday, March 29. Individuals can find which additional groups are eligible to receive a COVID-19

Publix working with Florida Department of Health to provide COVID-19 vaccinations

Publix working with Florida Department of Health to provide COVID-19 vaccinations

LAKELAND, Fla. — Publix is working with the Florida Department of Health to distribute approximately 15,000 doses of the Moderna COVID‑19 vaccine to customers ages 65 and older, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced at a press conference on Tuesday.The vaccine will initially be available at 22 stores in Florida’s Citrus, Hernando and Marion counties. “It’s

Publix Pharmacy offers appointments for flu vaccines

Publix Pharmacy offers appointments for flu vaccines

LAKELAND, Fla. — Publix Pharmacy announced on Monday a new online service for customers who would like to get their flu shot. The new service allows customers to schedule a convenient time for their vaccination and sign consent forms prior to arrival, which reduces the amount of time spent waiting while paperwork is processed. “Due

Retail pharmacies will overcome biased story

Retail pharmacies will overcome biased story

As The New York Times has been doing of late with astonishing regularity and surprising frequency, the newspaper of record has at last gotten round to demolishing the retail pharmacy business. In a front-page story on February 1, the Times shrieked, in its headline, that “Overloaded Pharmacists Warn They’re Making Fatal Mistakes.” The story proceeded

Publix honors managers with company’s most prestigious awards

Publix honors managers with company’s most prestigious awards

LAKELAND, Fla. — Twelve Publix Super Markets managers were recognized for their leadership and dedication during a dinner this week at the company’s annual Retail Operations Conference in Orlando, Fla. The George W. Jenkins Award and the President’s Award are Publix’s two most prestigious recognitions. The George W. Jenkins Award—named after Publix’s late founder­—was presented

Publix to open retail pharmacy in Halifax Health Medical Center

Publix to open retail pharmacy in Halifax Health Medical Center

LAKELAND, Fla. — Publix and Halifax Health broke ground this week on the construction of a full-service Publix Pharmacy at Halifax Health Medical Center in Daytona Beach, Fla. The pharmacy will provide prescription and over-the-counter medications for patients, visitors and employees of Halifax Health and is expected to open in August 2020. “As patients are

How to shield Rx from the opioid crisis fallout

How to shield Rx from the opioid crisis fallout

Chain drug retailing has thus far largely escaped the repercussions of the opioid epidemic, an ongoing tragedy which has seen so many people become addicted to pharmaceutical products that, when taken as prescribed and properly managed, can bring needed relief to patients with serious illnesses or injuries. Several of America’s most prominent pharmaceutical houses have

Publix appoints Harris VP of manufacturing

Publix appoints Harris VP of manufacturing

LAKELAND, Fla. — Publix Super Markets has promoted director of manufacturing Doug Harris to the position of vice president of manufacturing. He will succeed Jeff Stephens, who is retiring on May 1. In his new role, Harris will oversee the efforts of Publix’s manufacturing businesses, which include seven fresh production plants and printing services. “Doug

Instacart unveils national expansion of new “Instacart Pickup” grocery service

Instacart unveils national expansion of new “Instacart Pickup” grocery service

SAN FRANCISCO — Instacart, the North American leader in online groceries, today announced the national expansion of Instacart Pickup, a new grocery click-and-collect service. Instacart Pickup gives customers the convenience of both delivery and/or pickup options, allowing them to order through Instacart and pick up their groceries from their favorite retailer. Instacart will be working with

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