Content about immunization

March 12, 2012

Immunization records will be sent directly from Walgreens and Duane Reade stores to primary care providers over Surescripts' electronic prescribing network, Walgreens said Monday.

February 9, 2012

A retail pharmacy chain's efforts to immunize customers have won recognition from an organization of the country's pharmacists.

October 25, 2011

An advisory committee of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending that all boys ages 11 and 12 years old get vaccinated against human papillomavirus, the CDC said Tuesday.

September 6, 2011

Childhood vaccination rates are on the rise, according to a new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

September 1, 2011

Walmart and Sam's Club are offering flu shot clinics to customers through their partnership with Mollen Immunization Clinics.

August 26, 2011

Increases in vaccination rates for the human papillomavirus are trailing increases in rates for two other vaccines recommended for teens and preteens, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released Thursday.

August 26, 2011

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Thursday awarded $137 million to states to boost prevention and public health initiatives, including support for smoking-cessation programs and vaccinations.

July 22, 2011

Good Neighbor Pharmacy recently signed an agreement with the University of Southern California, providing a unique, international travel health program for community pharmacists, the company announced Friday.

July 18, 2011

Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of Sanofi, on Monday announced that it has begun shipping its 2011-2012 Fluzone influenza virus vaccine in the United States.

May 10, 2011

Sanofi’s vaccines division has won Food and Drug Administration approval for a vaccine designed for injection into the skin, the company said Tuesday.

April 25, 2011

Expanding the role of pharmacy far beyond the counter has long been a hallmark of Kerr Drug’s business model, and the chain’s Kerr Community Health Center is one of the best examples. 


April 25, 2011

Pharmacy sales at Weis Markets increased 2.2% in 2010 vs. 2009 thanks in part to strong cough-cold sales over the year and the expansion of its pharmacy-based immunization program to most stores; Weis currently boasts 180 pharmacists who are certified by their respective boards of pharmacy to administer vaccines, the grocer reported. 


February 16, 2011

The Department of Health and Human Services on Wednesday unveiled a new National Vaccine Plan to enhance coordination of all aspects of federal vaccine and immunization activities with the goal to ensure that all Americans can gain access to vaccines.

February 9, 2011

Supervalu on Wednesday announced the supermarket chain had plenty of shingles vaccinations on hand, despite current reports about a shortage of the vaccinations.

January 7, 2011

State health authorities in Colorado are promoting immunization to parents through a broad media campaign.

October 6, 2010

Underscoring its determination to be the nation’s premier source of flu immunization services, Walgreens on...

August 23, 2010

Publix Super Markets on Monday announced the launch of its flu immunization program, which will...

July 22, 2010

Vice President Joe Biden and the Department of Health and Human Services secretary Kathleen Sebelius...

June 6, 2010

Community pharmacy, the quiet giant of the U.S. healthcare network, is at last attracting more...

May 13, 2010

Seven million vaccinations is a lot of flu shots. And if you’ll pardon the pun,...

March 3, 2010

The American Pharmacist Association has given its Immunization Champion Award to a school of pharmacy...

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