Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico as a powerful Category 4 hurricane, leaving widespread damage in its wake. NACDS member companies have been affected by the storm and—in collaboration with public health partners and emergency preparedness authorities— are working to meet the ongoing needs of people affected by the hurricane.
NACDS remains engaged in response to disaster relief efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, which devastated Puerto Rico. NACDS continues to collaborate with stakeholders to ensure patient access to medications during an emergency.
NACDS chain and associate member companies have mobilized—in collaboration with public health partners and emergency preparedness authorities—to meet the ongoing needs of people affected by Hurricane Irma.
Hurricane Irma, one of the strongest storms ever recorded in the Atlantic, made landfall in southern Florida and has caused widespread damage. Here are resources for pharmacists in the affected states.
"First in our hearts and minds are those who have seen their lives turned on end by Hurricane Harvey, and those who are working right now to assist them."
In response to Hurricane Harvey, which has brought devastating flooding to southeastern Texas, NACDS chain and associate member companies have mobilized--in collaboration with public health partners and emergency preparedness authorities--to meet the ongoing needs of people in Texas affected by the storm.
In response to Hurricane Harvey in Texas, NACDS partner Healthcare Ready is coordinating with federal, state, local officials, nonprofits and shelters to ensure those affected by Hurricane Harvey can access the medical supplies they need. The group has also activated Rx Open, an online mapping tool which shows open pharmacies in Texas and Louisiana.
NACDS, Avalere Research Has Encouraging Immunization Findings Pharmacists’ increased authorization to give flu shots associated with boosted immunization rates
An article in Clinical Therapeutics describes a study that found "overall, as states moved to allow pharmacists to administer influenza immunizations, the odds that an adult resident received an influenza immunization rose, with the effect increasing over time."
NACDS, NFID Webinar to Focus on Latest Guidance on Adult, Childhood, and Teen Vaccinations The March 1 webinar will be available on the NACDS Learner Community site for continuing education credit
Arlington, Va. – The National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) is collaborating with the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) on a webinar outlining the latest Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommendations for […]