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Walgreens administering COVID-19 vaccine

Walgreens administering COVID-19 vaccine

DEERFIELD, Ill. – Walgreens has begun administering Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine to residents and staff at long-term care facilities. The chain’s pharmacists are providing the vaccinations at nursing homes and assisted living facilities in Ohio, Connecticut and Florida as part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Pharmacy Partnership for Long-term Care Program. Walgreens

CVS, Walgreens to supply long-term care facilities with COVID-19 vaccines

CVS, Walgreens to supply long-term care facilities with COVID-19 vaccines

WASHINGTON — CVS Health and Walgreens will work with the federal government to provide free COVID-19 vaccinations to residents of long-term care facilities once vaccines becomes available, the companies announced October 16. “Protecting the vulnerable has been the No. 1 priority of the Trump administration’s response to COVID-19, and that commitment will continue through distributing

NACDS urges Operation Warp Speed to rely on pharmacies

NACDS urges Operation Warp Speed to rely on pharmacies

ARLINGTON – In a letter, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) urged the administration’s Operation Warp Speed to rely on the proven record of pharmacies and pharmacists for the rapid deployment of COVID-19 vaccines when they are available. “For more than a decade since the 2009 H1N1 pandemic, government planning to distribute and administer federally purchased