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Albertsons Introduces Pharmacist-Provided Child Vaccination Services

September 10, 2020

Albertsons announced its pharmacies will begin to offer vaccinations to children 3 years and older nationwide.

NACDS Launches Vaccine Campaign as Flu Season Looms

September 02, 2020

NACDS is launching a nationwide awareness campaign on the importance of getting the flu vaccine this fall.

NACDS Urges Further State Action to Affirm Pharmacist-Administered Childhood Vaccinations

August 27, 2020

NACDS is urging states to provide clarity on pharmacist-provided childhood vaccinations, and enhance overall patient access to vaccines.

New Hampshire Passes Bill Allowing Pharmacist-Provided COVID-19 Vaccinations

August 03, 2020

The state joins New York and Minnesota in providing COVID-19 vaccination access through pharmacy.

Pharmacy Groups Push for Pharmacy-Centered Assistance in HEALS Act

July 29, 2020

Several pharmacy organizations have stressed that the next coronavirus economic relief package should include provisions directed toward pharmacies.

Part 2: NACDS Discusses NY Law Allowing Pharmacy-Provided COVID-19 Vaccinations

July 29, 2020

In part 2 of our interview, Kathleen Jaeger, NACDS senior vice president of pharmacy care and patient advocacy, offers key insights on a recent NY law that allows pharmacists to administer a COVID-19 vaccine once it becomes available.

Coronavirus News Roundup: US Secures Doses of Investigational Vaccine, Oxford Vaccine Shows Promise

July 24, 2020

Here's this week's roundup of the coronavirus-related news you should know.

NACDS Discusses NY Law Allowing Pharmacy-Provided COVID-19 Vaccinations

July 22, 2020

Kathleen Jaeger, NACDS senior vice president of pharmacy care and patient advocacy, offers key insights on a recent NY law that allows pharmacists to administer a COVID-19 vaccine once it becomes available.

HHS Invites NACDS to Join Federal Vaccine Consultation Panel

July 21, 2020

The Federal Vaccine Consultation Panel will allow industry leaders to share the questions, concerns, and needs of their constituencies related to the development and distribution planning of a COVID-19 vaccine.

CVS Addresses Complaints of Understaffing, Prescription Errors

July 20, 2020

The Oklahoma Board of Pharmacy fined CVS Health $125,000 after receiving multiple complaints about errors and overwhelmed staff members.

CVS Pharmacy Offering New Spoken Rx App Feature

July 10, 2020

The new app feature will also soon function with smart labels, which can be scanned and read aloud.

Walgreens to Offer Large-Scale, Full-Service Physician Offices At Stores

July 08, 2020

Village Medical at Walgreens will staff a multi-disciplinary team, with pharmacists functioning as key members of the integrated model.

NACDS: Electronic Prescriptions for Controlled Substances Should be Mandatory

July 02, 2020

NACDS is urging the Drug Enforcement Administration to make electronic prescriptions for controlled substances mandatory.

Kroger Health to Start Offering COVID-19 Home Collection Test

July 02, 2020

Kroger Health will start offering its COVID-19 Test Home Collection Kit with the guidance of a telehealth consultation.

Coronavirus News Roundup: Vaccine Trials Gaining Momentum, Pharmacists Fight Racism Amid COVID-19

June 26, 2020

Check out this week's most important coronavirus-related news.

Over the Counter Episode 2: A Pandemic's Effect on Pharmacist Burnout

June 25, 2020

In the newest episode of Over the Counter, 3 experts on professional burnout discuss the factors at play, and the impact the COVID-19 pandemic may be having on rates of pharmacist burnout.

Walgreens Reinstates Routine Immunization Services With COVID-19 Safety Measures

June 22, 2020

Keeping ahead of flu season and preventing illness through immunizations is critical to reducing an already-strained health care system.

CDC Urges Routine Vaccinations Despite COVID-19 Pandemic

June 17, 2020

The CDC released an updated vaccination guidance on administering routine vaccinations amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.

Pharmacy Technicians Share Personal COVID-19 Stories

June 16, 2020

Via a new web platform, pharmacy technicians are sharing their personal challenges during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.

NACDS Urges Trump Administration to Rely on Pharmacists for COVID-19 Vaccinations

June 02, 2020

Pharmacies and pharmacists can help the rapid deployment of COVID-19 vaccines when available, NACDS said.