Content about Influenza A virus subtype H1N1

May 20, 2011

The Louisiana State Senate has given the green light to legislation that would expand pharmacy's ability to administer immunizations, and now the House of Representatives is slated to vote on the legislation in the coming days. The passage of SB 60 is important because expanding the pharmacist's ability to administer vaccinations is a relatively low-cost way to expand access and ultimately improve outcomes.

April 22, 2011

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday announced its CDC Flu App Challenge to identify innovative and creative uses of technology that would help raise awareness of influenza and/or educate consumers on ways to prevent and treat the flu. All told, the challenge will award up to $42,500 in prizes.

April 21, 2011

An Ohio Department of Health study released Wednesday estimated that Ohio’s H1N1 vaccination efforts prevented 64 deaths, 1,400 hospitalizations and 310,402 cases of influenza during the 2009 H1N1 pandemic. The study also estimated that Ohio’s vaccination efforts saved the state $8.4 million in H1N1-related hospitalization costs.

February 25, 2011

Kroger is highlighting immunization against the flu this season on the company's website.

February 11, 2011

Harris Teeter on Friday announced an incentive to its VIC loyalty card customers to receive their seasonal flu shots this season.

November 11, 2010

There currently are about 1,200 retail clinics and more than 100,000 certified immunizing pharmacists. Expect...

November 10, 2010

A new report from the Institute of Medicine applauded pharmacy's role in the public health...

October 11, 2010

Supervalu's Jewel-Osco stores announced a flu prevention program with vaccinations available in all locations with...

October 11, 2010

In an effort to reach North Carolina residents, Kerr Drug is providing all-in-one flu shots...

October 6, 2010

Fred's September sales increased 2% for the five-week fiscal month....

October 6, 2010

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

September 20, 2010

Kaz, the maker of Vicks, Honeywell and Braun wellness devices, recently launched a new Facebook...

September 20, 2010

Both Wegmans and Supervalu recently announced the availability of flu shots at their respective pharmacies....

September 19, 2010

Kmart Pharmacy's more than 900 walk-in flu clinics will be open through Nov. 15 for...

September 13, 2010

Safeway on Tuesday announced that all Safeway pharmacies in the United States now have a...

September 7, 2010

Concerns about last year's H1N1 virus have had an impact on Americans' hand-washing habits, according...

September 6, 2010

Regional pharmacy chain Kerr Drug is kicking off its immunization program early this year to...

September 2, 2010

Kroger pharmacies in the Memphis area have begun administering flu vaccines....

September 1, 2010

Harris Teeter on Wednesday opened seasonal flu shot clinics in all of its 199 stores....

August 26, 2010

Navarro Discount Pharmacy has announced that it is offering seasonal flu shots through its 27...

August 26, 2010

Winn-Dixie Stores, which operates 514 retail grocery locations and 379 in-store pharmacies, has announced that...

August 24, 2010

All 43 of United Supermarkets’ pharmacies will offer flu vaccinations and tips to avoid the...

August 23, 2010

The main organization that certifies pharmacy technicians is touting its role in immunizations as the...

August 22, 2010

In the aftermath of the H1N1 flu pandemic that dominated airwaves during last year’s cough-cold-flu...

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