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Rite Aid pharmacists

Flu shot program starts at Rite Aid

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Everyone older than six months should get a flu shot by the end of October, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). To make doing so easier, Ride Aid Corp. is providing seasonal flu shots at its stores across the country. Certified immunizing Rite Aid pharmacists are administering

Rite Aid ready with MMR vaccines for mumps outbreaks

Rite Aid ready with MMR vaccines for mumps outbreaks

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Citing an upswing in mumps cases around the country, Rite Aid Corp. is spotlighting its pharmacies as a destination for the MMR vaccine. Rite Aid said Wednesday that MMR (measles, mumps and rubella) vaccinations are available on a walk-in basis during pharmacy hours at its drug stores in 28 states and

Rite Aid enables access to naloxone without Rx

Rite Aid enables access to naloxone without Rx

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Rite Aid Corp. has made the opioid overdose antidote naloxone available without a prescription at its pharmacies in 13 states. The drug chain said Monday that naloxone — administered by injection or nasal spray — previously was available only with a prescription from a doctor. Subject to state regulations, Rite Aid

Rite Aid ups ante in health care arena

CAMP HILL, Pa. — A flurry of moves this month by Rite Aid Corp. further its growth as a retail health care company. First, Rite Aid unveiled plans to pilot walk-in HealthSpot telehealth stations in the greater Akron/Canton, Cleveland and Dayton/Springfield markets in Ohio. Robert Thompson, executive vice president of pharmacy, said the drug chain