Navigation Links
Nation's Pharmacists Ready to Administer Seasonal Flu Vaccines
Date:9/20/2011

WASHINGTON, Sept. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) is encouraging consumers to get immunized against influenza and to speak with their pharmacist about the options available at their local pharmacy. Pharmacists are authorized to give flu vaccinations in all 50 states, D.C. and Puerto Rico, and more than 150,000 U.S. pharmacists have been trained in the practice of immunization administration. The CDC estimates that approximately 20% of the seasonal flu vaccinations given to adults during the 2010-2011 season were administered by pharmacists.

(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100820/APHALOGO-a)

"APhA encourages consumers to be proactive and talk to their pharmacist about their vaccination needs and the immunization process at the pharmacy," said APhA CEO and Executive Vice President Thomas Menighan.  "A pharmacist goes through six years or more of school, depending on his/her area of specialization. In addition to their specialized training as medication experts, pharmacists can go through a formal training program to gain the skill set and knowledge to administer immunizations. This formal training helps ensure reliable and consistent immunization care for patients. "

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), 5 to 20 percent of the U.S. population is infected with influenza every year, and over the past 31 years, annual influenza related deaths have ranged from 3,000 to 49,000. Consistent with the recommendations by the CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), APhA recommends that all persons six months of age and older be vaccinated each year.

"The local pharmacy is a convenient and easily accessible place to get your flu shot," stated Vincent Hartzell, Owner and Director of Patient Care Services, Hartzell's Pharmacy. "Your pharmacist is
'/>"/>

SOURCE American Pharmacists Association
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine technology :

1. Sports Legacy Institute Announces Findings of Forensic Examinations on Wrestler Chris Benoits Brain
2. CVS/pharmacy Offers Flu Vaccinations in Over 4,000 Stores
3. Flu Season Is Here -- Vaccinations Are Still Plentiful
4. Halozyme Therapeutics Presents Findings on Combinations of rHuPH20 Enzyme With Bisphosphonates at the American Association for Cancer Research Conference
5. Celator(R) Pharmaceuticals Successfully Uses Nanoparticles to Administer Hydrophobic Drug Combinations
6. Parents Make Donations to National Autism Association for Cutting-Edge Research
7. The COSHAR Foundation Urges Parents to Ensure Children Are Up-to-Date on Vaccinations
8. Kiadis Pharma Receives Two Orphan Drug Designations for Reviroc(TM) From the FDA
9. Karmanos Cancer Institute Researchers Study New Drug Combinations to Treat Childhood Leukemia
10. Spirus Medical Announces Complete Examinations of the Small Intestine by Physicians Using Endo-Ease(TM)
11. Midwest Mobile Dog Heart Health Tour to Provide Free Heart Examinations
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/19/2014)... , Dec. 18, 2014 Somewhere between dropping ... health was forgotten. But Audicus , a next-generation ... better this new year. Hearing loss is ... aging population, though it is often unaddressed. Forty-eight million ... has a hearing aid, mainly due to price. Hearing ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... 18, 2014  Sage Analytics ( www.sageanalytics.com ), ... for the testing of marijuana potency and moisture ... Luminary™ Profiler, the industry,s first product suite capable ... cost-effective, portable unit. Designed from the ... the cannabis industry, the Luminary™ Profiler utilizes specially ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... Dec. 18, 2014 Capnia, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... of medical diagnostics based on its proprietary Sensalyze™ ... today announced financial results for the third quarter ... "Following the completion of our initial public ... maximize the recently initiated CoSense® commercial launch," said ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Audicus Will Help People Resolve to Hear Better in 2015 2Sage Analytics Develops Breakthrough System for Potency Testing of Cannabis Products 2Capnia Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 2Capnia Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 3Capnia Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 4Capnia Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 5Capnia Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 6Capnia Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 7Capnia Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 8
... Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Nutrastar International Inc. (OTC ... "Company"), a leading producer and supplier of premium branded ... the Company will be participating in the upcoming Cowen ... the Westin New York at Times Square (270 West ...
... 2011 Viveve, Inc. , a development stage ... the European CE (Conformite Europeenne) mark for the use ... laxity of the vaginal introitus (opening), after childbirth, to ... ) "The CE mark is a key ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Nutrastar to Present at the Cowen and Company 9th Annual Consumer Conference in NYC 2Nutrastar to Present at the Cowen and Company 9th Annual Consumer Conference in NYC 3Viveve Obtains CE Mark for Gynecologic Treatment of Vaginal Laxity 2
(Date:12/19/2014)... Sweetdressy.com , a leading wedding dress manufacturer ... of cheap prom dresses for ladies worldwide. The prom ... and clients can buy these dresses at the website ... cool cuts and delicate craftsmanship, and most of them ... Discount shipping costs are available for all of their ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... (PRWEB) December 19, 2014 SuperCloset raises ... SuperClone Rooms. SuperCloset continues to offer indoor growers the ... one of the new SuperClone Rooms with the award ... and turnkey indoor hydroponic grow room setup. , The ... world, SuperCloset’s SuperPonic SuperCloner 50 . ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... December 20, 2014 The print component ... and Business subscription of the Toronto Star, with a ... of 622,169. The digital component is distributed nationally through ... of top news sites and partner outlets. To explore ... . , The publication features an exclusive interview ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... FRIDAY, Dec. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Injectable drug ... double the suicide attempt rate of other substance users, ... use is associated with the risk of suicide attempt ... the University of Montreal, said in a university news ... users. We wanted to know who among substance users ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... December 19, 2014 Diet Doc strives ... current approach to weight loss by combining ... The professionals at the company understand that remaining committed ... effects of eliminating carbohydrates and sugars from the diet ... to abandon their weight loss goals. , For ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Cheap Prom Dresses Online Now at Sweetdressy.com 2Health News:SuperCloset Continues to Innovate with New Complete Indoor Grow Room Packages, The SuperClone Rooms are the Newest Addition to the Award Winning SuperRoom Lineup 2Health News:Mark DeMontis, Founder of Courage Canada, shares his passion for bringing hockey to those affected by blindness in Mediaplanet’s “Vision and Hearing” campaign 2Health News:Cocaine, Amphetamines May Up Injection Drug Users' Suicide Risk 2Health News:Diet Doc Incorporates Appetite Zap into their Already Impressive Collection of Diet Products to Jump Start the Metabolism and Burn Fat 4X Faster 2Health News:Diet Doc Incorporates Appetite Zap into their Already Impressive Collection of Diet Products to Jump Start the Metabolism and Burn Fat 4X Faster 3Health News:Diet Doc Incorporates Appetite Zap into their Already Impressive Collection of Diet Products to Jump Start the Metabolism and Burn Fat 4X Faster 4
... , , NEW YORK, July ... for the second quarter of 2009. , , For the ... $44.2 million for the same period a year ago. Net income for the ... of $5.0 million or $0.19 per diluted share for the same period a ...
... ... of 4% in Q2 , ... St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) July 31, 2009 -- Smith & Nephew (LSE: SN; NYSE: SNN) ... today, Advanced Wound Management,s global revenue grew to $208m in the second quarter and $386m ...
... July 31 Oscar Award Winner, Dr.,A.R. Rahman today formally ... Hospital in the Apollo Hospitals,Group. , ... The Apollo Children,s Hospital is designed to provide comprehensive,pediatric care ... years all,under one roof. Established on a built-up area of ...
... ... benefit from choosing representation early in the process. , ... Belleville, IL (Vocus) July 31, 2009 -- A ... year and experiencing difficulties, according to Allsup , a nationwide provider of Social ...
... ... members more time with patients and speeds clinical and admissions processes by eliminating the ... ... Laughlin Memorial Hospital in Greeneville, Tennessee, selected an electronic forms management system in ...
... , , WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., ... Davis Rowley, M.D., of University of Chicago, a pioneer in demonstrating ... Presidential Medal of Freedom. President Barack Obama will award the Medals ... others at a ceremony Aug. 12, 2009. , , ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:HMS Holdings Corp. Announces Q2 2009 Results and Raises 2009 Guidance 2Health News:HMS Holdings Corp. Announces Q2 2009 Results and Raises 2009 Guidance 3Health News:HMS Holdings Corp. Announces Q2 2009 Results and Raises 2009 Guidance 4Health News:HMS Holdings Corp. Announces Q2 2009 Results and Raises 2009 Guidance 5Health News:HMS Holdings Corp. Announces Q2 2009 Results and Raises 2009 Guidance 6Health News:HMS Holdings Corp. Announces Q2 2009 Results and Raises 2009 Guidance 7Health News:HMS Holdings Corp. Announces Q2 2009 Results and Raises 2009 Guidance 8Health News:HMS Holdings Corp. Announces Q2 2009 Results and Raises 2009 Guidance 9Health News:HMS Holdings Corp. Announces Q2 2009 Results and Raises 2009 Guidance 10Health News:HMS Holdings Corp. Announces Q2 2009 Results and Raises 2009 Guidance 11Health News:Smith & Nephew Highlights Advanced Wound Management Progress 2Health News:Smith & Nephew Highlights Advanced Wound Management Progress 3Health News:Smith & Nephew Highlights Advanced Wound Management Progress 4Health News:Smith & Nephew Highlights Advanced Wound Management Progress 5Health News:Oscar Award Winner, Dr. A.R. Rahman inaugurates Apollo Children's Hospital - the First Standalone Quaternary Care Paediatric Hospital in the Apollo Hospitals Group 2Health News:Allsup Answers Common Questions People Have About Social Security Disability 2Health News:Allsup Answers Common Questions People Have About Social Security Disability 3Health News:Allsup Answers Common Questions People Have About Social Security Disability 4Health News:Allsup Answers Common Questions People Have About Social Security Disability 5Health News:Electronic Forms Management Suite from Access Delivers Admissions Efficiency at Laughlin Memorial Hospital 2Health News:Electronic Forms Management Suite from Access Delivers Admissions Efficiency at Laughlin Memorial Hospital 3Health News:Janet Rowley, MD, A Researcher Funded by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Receives Presidential Medal of Freedom 2
Cushing periosteal elevators, rounded edge, sharp, wide, blade width 5/8" (16 mm), length 7 1/4" (184 mm)....
Adson periosteal elevators, No. 4 straight, semi-sharp edge, blade width 5/16" (8 mm), length 6 1/2" (165 mm)....
Lederer periosteal elevators....
Molt 9 periosteal elevators....
Medicine Products: