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Meijer offers vaccine incentives for college students

Meijer offers vaccine incentives for college students

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — As an increasing number of colleges and universities set COVID-19 vaccination mandates for their students, faculty and staff for the fall semester, Meijer announced Monday that it will provide college students with a $10 coupon off any purchase when they complete the vaccination process at a Meijer store. “Returning to campus is a

Retailers encourage vaccinations with prizes

NEW YORK — The rate of vaccination against COVID-19 has been declining in the United States since early this spring, even as new, potentially deadlier variant strains of the disease emerge. In response, several major retail pharmacy operators are offering incentives to encourage people to take advantage of the availability of free vaccination. The decrease

Ingles Market to host vaccine clinic

Ingles Market to host vaccine clinic

ASHEVILLE, N.C. — Ingles Markets Inc. has partnered with the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) to provide COVID-19 vaccinations for the community in Belton, SC. Ingles pharmacists will be at the Cedar Grove Baptist Church on Saturday, April 24 to

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

IRI report anticipates vaccine impact on CPG

IRI report anticipates vaccine impact on CPG

CHICAGO — COVID-19 vaccines have begun in the United Kingdom and Canada, and the start of vaccines in the United States is set to follow very soon. Strong adoption of vaccinations will increase consumer confidence and speed up social mobility, ultimately driving economic growth. IRI’s latest report, “Anticipated Vaccine Adoption and Impact on CPG Industry,”

Meijer expects to give record number of flu shots

Meijer expects to give record number of flu shots

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — As flu season approaches and COVID-19 remains at the front of customers’ minds, Meijer pharmacists are expecting record-breaking turnout for patients getting their flu shots over the next few weeks. The retailer expects to administer nearly double the number of flu-shot immunizations compared to last year. “When it comes to getting

Giant Food taking flu vaccinations on-the-road

Giant Food taking flu vaccinations on-the-road

LANDOVER, Md. — Giant Food will be offering flu vaccinations for both adults and children at new mobile clinics throughout Washington, D.C., Maryland, Virginia and Delaware through October. The vaccinations will be administered by Giant’s specially trained, dedicated, and certified pharmacists, require no appointment and are often covered in-full by most insurance plans. Giant’s signature Airstream vehicle will make