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NACDS lauds pharmacists in USA Today ad

NACDS lauds pharmacists in USA Today ad

ARLINGTON, Va.— NACDS was invited to include an ad in a USA Today digital supplement that  debuted on Saturday, May 16. NACDS took the opportunity to recognize the heroic work of NACDS member companies’ team members.   The USA Today digital supplement – “Sustaining America” – featured retailers’ work during the COVID-19 pandemic.

NACDS issues report on reopening America

NACDS issues report on reopening America

WASHINGTON – To reopen the nation successfully and to suppress future COVID-19 outbreaks, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) is urging government actions supporting three key objectives that are crucial for the health of all Americans, and especially for those who are left behind economically and medically. These actions relate directly to testing,

NACDS video looks at the passing of the gavel

NACDS video looks at the passing of the gavel

ARLINGTON, Va.— NACDS released on Tuesday a video commemorating the passing of the chairman’s gavel, the critical importance of pharmacies and pharmacists to the health and wellness of American communities, and the Association’s effectiveness in uniting diverse chain and supplier members for a common purpose. In the video, Richard Ashworth, president of Walgreens, accepted the NACDS

Gov. Newsom commended on testing move

Gov. Newsom commended on testing move

ARLINGTON, Va. — California Retailers Association (CRA) president Rachel Michelin and NACDS president and CEO Steven Anderson issued a statement Tuesday praising California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s COVID-19 testing action. “Gov. Newsom took important action today in support of California’s commitment to expand the reach of its COVID-19 testing, to advance public health, to ultimately re-open

NACDS taps Ashworth as new chairman

NACDS taps Ashworth as new chairman

ARLINGTON, Va. – The National Association of Chain Drug Stores announced on Friday new officers, four new executive committee members and three newly elected board of directors members for the coming year. Additionally, the association re-elected three board of directors members whose terms were expiring. Richard Ashworth Richard Ashworth, president of Walgreens, will serve as

NACDS distributes PSA on COVID-19 response

NACDS distributes PSA on COVID-19 response

ARLINGTON, VA. — NACDS is distributing through national cable networks a video – titled “Rise” – that has been classified as a national public service announcement. The PSA aligns the resolve of the nation and the resolve of pharmacy in confronting and overcoming COVID-19. The PSA reflects on challenges faced by America in the past, the

NACDS applauds White House decision to approve pharmacist-provided COVID-19 testing

NACDS applauds White House decision to approve pharmacist-provided COVID-19 testing

WASHINGTON — The National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS)  welcomed on Wednesday new federal guidance authorizing licensed pharmacists to order and administer COVID-19 tests that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has authorized. The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, issued the guidance under the Public Readiness and

NACDS debuts ad on pharmacy’s role in COVID-19 fight

NACDS debuts ad on pharmacy’s role in COVID-19 fight

Rise from NACDS on Vimeo. ARLINGTON, Va.— NACDS has released a new television ad targeting the fight against COVID-19 called “Rise.” The ad will debut in the Washington, D.C. market on Friday, on CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360, Cuomo Prime Time and CNN Tonight, and on Fox News Channel’s Tucker Carlson Tonight and Hannity. It also will air in the Washington, D.C. market

NACDS on COVID-19: States must act now for medication access

NACDS on COVID-19: States must act now for medication access

WASHINGTON – The nation’s governors received from the National Association of Chain Drug Stores on Tuesday a recommendation of how to help maintain patients’ medication access during the COVID-19 pandemic. NACDS provided a model executive order that would foster medication access. The association also noted the importance of recent action by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis

2020 NACDS Annual Meeting will not be held

2020 NACDS Annual Meeting will not be held

ARLINGTON, Va. — The National Association of Chain Drug Stores announced Monday that the 2020 Annual Meeting will not be held, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Here is the statement from NACDS president and chief executive officer Steven Anderson: An unwavering member focus defines NACDS and the NACDS Annual Meeting. As the COVID-19 situation evolved

Citing COVID-19, NACDS cancels RxIMPACT Day

Citing COVID-19, NACDS cancels RxIMPACT Day

WASHINGTON — The National Association of Chain Drug Stores cancelled its planned RxIMPACT Day, citing the likelihood of cancelled meetings due to the COVID-19 virus. NACDS president and chief executive officer Steven Anderson announced the cancellation Monday in a memo posted on the association’s web site. The event was to include a reception and dinner

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