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
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 on Thursday launched COVIDCare Plus, a coronavirus testing and health care solution for employers. 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 the highest level of accuracy of test results.
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 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted Kroger Health emergency use authorization for a COVID-19 Test Home Collection Kit, the company said Wednesday. 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.
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of articles on how retailers are responding to the COVID-19 crisis. When I entered the pharmacy profession, I took an oath to “devote my professional life to the service of all humankind.” Each and every day of my career, for the last 25 years, I’ve gone 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
CINCINNATI — Kroger Co. announced today the launch of its Rx Savings Club, a new program designed to significantly reduce the cost of prescription drugs for customers across the country, adding to the retailer’s Wellness Your Way platform. The program was developed in partnership with GoodRx. The Kroger Rx Savings Club provides customers with exclusive access
CINCINNATI — The Kroger Co. Family of Pharmacies today announced an expansion of its partnership with EVERFI to provide additional classrooms and high school students with drug abuse prevention education through the Prescription Drug Safety Network. The flagship digital program equips students with knowledge and skills to make safe and informed decisions about prescription medications. “We
CINCINNATI — Colleen Lindholz, president of The Little Clinic, the retail clinic of Kroger Co., is now the president of pharmacy as well. Lindholz, who has been president of The Little Clinic since 2015, takes over her new pharmacy responsibilities from Philecia Avery, who resigned earlier this month. “Colleen is passionate about helping people live
CINCINNATI — Kroger Co. has expanded Colleen Lindholz’s role beyond heading its retail clinic, naming her president of pharmacy and The Little Clinic. Lindholz has been serving as president of The Little Clinic since 2015. She assumes pharmacy responsibilities from Philecia Avery, who resigned earlier this month to pursue other interests. “Colleen is passionate about