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Kroger Health reduces barriers to COVID treatment

Kroger Health reduces barriers to COVID treatment

CINCINNATI — Kroger Health is urging Americans to remain diligent in seeking proper testing and care for COVID-19.  In addition to administering 11 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines to date, the company is supporting the Biden-Harris Administration’s “Test to Treat” initiative for patients exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19 at its 225 The Little Clinic locations in Arizona, Colorado, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Tennessee, Ohio,

NACDS chair Nightengale sees changes ahead

NACDS chair Nightengale sees changes ahead

PALM BEACH, Fla. — Newly elected NACDS Chair Brian Nightengale addressed retailers and suppliers Tuesday morning, detailing the challenges and opportunities ahead for the industry, and arguing that NACDS is well positioned to be a catalyst for “a new and transformative era for pharmacy.” Nightengale, who oversees Good Neighbor Pharmacy, a network of over 4300

Kroger Health’s Food as Medicine platform recognized

Kroger Health’s Food as Medicine platform recognized

CINCINNATI —  Kroger Health has funded the University of Cincinnati to execute an independent clinical research study to learn how retailers, like Kroger, serve as an important health care destination by leveraging food and nutrition education to support the health and wellbeing of shoppers. The study, Supermarket and Web-based Intervention targeting Nutrition (SuperWIN), was a groundbreaking, randomized controlled trial aimed at

Kroger Health wins APhA Immunization Champion Award

Kroger Health wins APhA Immunization Champion Award

CINCINNATI — Kroger Health has won the 2022 American Pharmacists Association (APhA) Immunization Champion Award. The award honors individuals and organizations making extraordinary contributions toward improved vaccination rates within their communities. The APhA Immunization Champion Award recognizes Kroger Health as being an organization that continuously advances the role of pharmacists as valued immunization administrators. It

Kroger Health hits COVID-19 vaccine milestone

Kroger Health hits COVID-19 vaccine milestone

CINCINNATI — Kroger Health said Monday that it has administered its 10 millionth dose of COVID-19 vaccine. The healthcare division of The Kroger Co. reached this milestone as the Omicron variant surges across the country, and Kroger Health continues to expand its options for the detection, prevention and treatment of COVID-19. “As Kroger Health reaches

Video Forum: NACDS

Video Forum: NACDS

MMR‘s sister publication, Chain Drug Review, has named the National Association of Chain Drug Stores its Retailer of the Year. The designation might seem odd for an association, but NACDS is an organization comprised of retailers, with C-suite executives from member companies comprising the board of directors. This edition of Video Forum features three of

Kroger Health, Lyft offer rides to vaccine appointments

Kroger Health, Lyft offer rides to vaccine appointments

CINCINNATI — Kroger Health said Thursday that it is partnering with Lyft Healthcare to provide access to discounted rides to and from COVID-19 vaccine appointments. This partnership is part of Lyft’s Vaccine Access Program and Kroger Health’s continued efforts to vaccinate Americans, especially those with limited access to transportation. Individuals can visit kroger.com/covidvaccine to schedule a vaccine appointment

Kroger Health promotes vaccines in Atlanta

Kroger Health promotes vaccines in Atlanta

ATLANTA — Kroger Health is working to boost access to the COVID-19 vaccine in Atlanta’s underserved communities and is partnering with Turner Sports, NBA on TNT, and Atlanta Hawks All-Star guard Trae Young to raise awareness. According to the CDC, 62% of adults in America have received at least one vaccination shot; however, underserved communities

Kroger Health contest encourages vaccinations

Kroger Health contest encourages vaccinations

CINCINNATI — Kroger Health is launching a new effort to encourage more Americans to get the COVID-19 vaccine. The #CommunityImmunity giveaway campaign will start next week and provide individuals, including customers and associates, the opportunity to win life-changing prizes like one of five $1 million payouts and 50 chances to win free groceries for a year. The program comes after a

Video Forum: Colleen Lindholz, Kroger

Video Forum: Colleen Lindholz, Kroger

Colleen Lindholz will succeed Rick Keyes as NACDS chair at the association’s virtual Annual Meeting this week. Lindholz, who also is president of Kroger Health, shares her assessment of NACDS, talks about the agenda for her new role and looks to the future of retail pharmacy in a post-COVID world.

Kroger Health boosts vaccination capacity

Kroger Health boosts vaccination capacity

CINCINNATI — Kroger Health has significantly increased its capacity to administer the COVID-19 vaccine, and can now deliver one million doses per week through in-store pharmacies and clinics, and mass vaccination off-site events. To vaccinate more Americans more quickly, Kroger Health will dedicate the first hour of pharmacy operations each day to administering the three

Kroger Health adds vaccine scheduling solutions

Kroger Health adds vaccine scheduling solutions

CINCINNATI — Kroger Health has introduced a new vaccine scheduling tool designed to make it easy and efficient to book COVID-19 vaccine appointments online.   The new tool can manage more than 250,000 requests daily and will reflect the amount of vaccine doses confirmed within Kroger’s system while allowing visitors to check vaccine eligibility and