Navigation Links
New York City Mayor Bloomberg and Health Commissioner Farley Receive Flu Shot at Duane Reade Pharmacy, Highlight Importance of Flu Preparedness
Date:10/29/2011

NEW YORK, Oct. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas A. Farley received their seasonal flu vaccine this morning at a Duane Reade pharmacy (NYSE: WAG) (NASDAQ: WAG) at 3225 Third Ave., Bronx, N.Y., demonstrating the importance of taking steps to prevent the spread of the flu virus. Duane Reade is part of the Walgreens family of companies.

"Every year, New Yorkers lose their lives to the flu, and a flu shot is the single most important protection against getting sick and spreading the flu to others," said Mayor Bloomberg. "I urge everyone to go to their doctor, local health clinic or pharmacy and get a flu shot as soon as they can."

Walgreens market vice president Jeff Koziel said, "A perfect example of preventive care is getting your annual flu shot to protect yourself and your loved ones. And no one makes it easier to get immunized in New York City than Duane Reade and Walgreens. Flu shots are available at our pharmacies daily with no appointment necessary during all pharmacy hours. We appreciate Mayor Bloomberg and Commissioner Farley recognizing the important role of community pharmacists in health care."

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) again recommends a flu shot for everyone over the age of six months and recommends vaccination every season in order to be fully-protected against influenza.

Flu shots are covered under Medicare Part B as well as most insurance plans. All Duane Reade and Walgreens pharmacies also offer Fluzone HD, a high-dose influenza vaccine for those over age 65 and other qualified individuals.

The typical flu season coincides with the busiest travel period of the year, and last season that spelled trouble for more than 3 million U.S. vacationers whose trips were int
'/>"/>

SOURCE Walgreens
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine technology :

1. EvaluatePharma USA, Inc. Welcomed Into Boston Biotech Community by Mayor Menino
2. South Carolina Optometrists Partner with State Legislators and Local Mayors in Improving Infant Eye and Vision Care
3. Lilly and New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg Announce Lilly Agrees to be First Tenant of East River Science Park; Issue Urgent Call for Healthcare Reform that Protects Innovation and Jobs
4. Orthopedics This Week Now on Bloomberg
5. Watson to Present at the 2011 Annual Credit Suisse Health Care Conference
6. Zimmer Holdings to Present at 2011 Credit Suisse Annual Health Care Conference
7. Publicis Healthcare Communications Group Redefines Publicis Groupes Healthcare Client Offering by Joining Forces with Digitas Health and Razorfish Health
8. MEDfx Demonstrates Potential of Connected Healthcare by Enabling Military and Civilian Medical Professionals to Securely Access Records, Improve Care Coordination
9. Cardinal Health Reports First-Quarter Results
10. Philips Respironics Unveils "Pathway to Better Outcomes" for Home Health Care
11. GlaxoSmithKline to Grant $400,000 to Healthcare Nonprofits at Annual IMPACT Awards
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/22/2014)... DUBLIN , Dec. 22, 2014 Research and ... addition of the "US Self-monitoring Blood Glucose Market" ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 This market insight focuses ... in the United States . Reimbursement ... studied. Thorough product analyses for more than 73 SMBG ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... Dec. 22, 2014  ConvaTec, a privately-held medical products ... been appointed Interim Chief Executive Officer of the company, ... Ken Berger .  "The Board of Directors of ... ConvaTec over the past three years," said Magnus ... "We are confident that the company is well positioned ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... , Dec. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RXi Pharmaceuticals Corporation ... focused on discovering, developing and commercializing innovative therapies ... today issued the following open letter to shareholders ... Dr. Med. Sc. Dear RXi Shareholders, ... number of inaccurate statements posted on certain social ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:US Self-monitoring Blood Glucose Market 2ConvaTec Names Paul Moraviec Interim CEO Effective December 22, 2014 2RXi Pharmaceuticals Issues Open Letter to Shareholders 2RXi Pharmaceuticals Issues Open Letter to Shareholders 3RXi Pharmaceuticals Issues Open Letter to Shareholders 4RXi Pharmaceuticals Issues Open Letter to Shareholders 5RXi Pharmaceuticals Issues Open Letter to Shareholders 6
... Inc. (NASDAQ: VVUS ) today announced that ... review the company,s new drug application (NDA) for its investigational ... The target date for the FDA to complete its review ... announced results from the pivotal phase 3 trials, patients treated ...
... 2011 Kimberly-Clark Health Care (KCHC) announced today ... on synthetic exam gloves due to unprecedented demand ... butadiene and acrylonitrile.   "Despite aggressive ... along with inflationary pressures have been beyond expectations," ...
Cached Medicine Technology:VIVUS Announces FDA Acceptance of Avanafil New Drug Application for Treatment of Erectile Dysfunction 2VIVUS Announces FDA Acceptance of Avanafil New Drug Application for Treatment of Erectile Dysfunction 3
(Date:12/25/2014)... CA (PRWEB) December 25, 2014 The short ... was created in honor of a true 9/11 hero, ... two film festivals including the 24 hours of Nuremberg International ... in Bangladesh. , Actress, screenwriter and director Luciana ... produce this film together with her husband, Gregory Graham ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... When head lice hits a home or school, parents ... rid of it while keeping it from taking over the ... the solution right in their neighborhood: Lice Troopers . ... full spectrum head lice screening and treatment services to families ... Biscayne, Brickell, Coconut Grove, Kendall, Pinecrest and South Miami. , ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... THURSDAY, Dec. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Overeating is common ... you eat in moderation, an expert says. "Don,t arrive ... up calories if you know you,ll be attending a party, ... Jill Ashbey-Pejoves, lead dietitian at Northern Westchester Hospital in Mount ... better to eat healthy during the day and even to ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... December 25, 2014 Thousands of transvaginal ... forward in a number of multidistrict litigations currently underway ... Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to an Order issued ... convene a Joint Status Conference in all of the ... have been directed to submit a proposed agenda to ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... 2014 Each year trauma accounts for ... hospital admissions across the nation (according to the ... CDC’s National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey collected ... in 2010. They estimated that there were between 3.5 ... a primary diagnosis of broken bone or fracture. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:The True 9/11 Hero Story “Color of Honor” Premieres in Germany and Bangladesh: Luciana Lagana Plays the Mother of the Lead and Co-Produces with Blaise Dolcemaschio. 2Health News:The True 9/11 Hero Story “Color of Honor” Premieres in Germany and Bangladesh: Luciana Lagana Plays the Mother of the Lead and Co-Produces with Blaise Dolcemaschio. 3Health News:Coral Gables Florida Gets Ready to Be Lice-Free with Lice Troopers 2Health News:Federal Court Overseeing Thousands of Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits Set to Convene Joint Status Conference for All Litigations, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:Federal Court Overseeing Thousands of Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits Set to Convene Joint Status Conference for All Litigations, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3Health News:Federal Court Overseeing Thousands of Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits Set to Convene Joint Status Conference for All Litigations, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 4Health News:Every Year Four Million Emergency Department Visits Result from Accidents Involving Bone Trauma 2Health News:Every Year Four Million Emergency Department Visits Result from Accidents Involving Bone Trauma 3Health News:Every Year Four Million Emergency Department Visits Result from Accidents Involving Bone Trauma 4
... Reproductive pressures, dietary preferences all contribute, anthropologist suggests , , ... those extra cavities on their hormones, a new study ... prehistoric and current human populations found that women have ... and fertility issues linked to female-specific hormones. , ...
... blood pressure condition can pose serious threat to woman ... -- Pregnant with her second child, Joan didn,t make ... symptoms worsened. By the time she saw her doctor, ... level, triggering an emergency Caesarean section. , Joan ...
... CALGARY, Oct. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - The Westaim ... between its wholly owned,subsidiary iFire Technology Ltd. ... will sell its equipment, patents and intellectual ... The sale is subject to,several conditions, including ...
... Oklahoma Academy of Ophthalmology hosts event October 24 ... OKLAHOMA CITY, Oct. 17 Oklahoma Academy ... benefiting the,Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) Central Oklahoma ... Sullivan will headline the,event. Lorena and Gary Story ...
... Texas, Oct. 17 When most people go,out to mow ... some spring,cleaning, the last thing they think about is protecting ... October is Eye Injury Prevention Month, and Eye M.D.,s across ... extraordinary,damage often caused by the most ordinary of activities., ...
... Oct. 17 American Well today announced that ... product management;,and Michael Stollar, vice president of marketing ... (HMSA), will provide a live, public,demonstration of Online ... residents,in January 2009. This "Deep Dive Demonstration" will ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Hormones May Be to Blame for Women's Cavity Rates 2Health News:Research May Help Predict Preeclampsia 2Health News:Research May Help Predict Preeclampsia 3Health News:Research May Help Predict Preeclampsia 4Health News:Westaim announces sale of iFire Technology Ltd. assets 2Health News:Second Annual 'Eye Ball' Fights Juvenile Diabetes, Says Oklahoma Academy of Ophthalmology 2Health News:Second Annual 'Eye Ball' Fights Juvenile Diabetes, Says Oklahoma Academy of Ophthalmology 3Health News:The Most Ordinary Things Can Cause the Most Extraordinary Eye Injuries, Says Texas Ophthalmological Association 2Health News:American Well Systems CEO Roy Schoenberg to Present Live Public Demo of First Online Care Service at Health 2.0 Conference 2
The design of this table top is based on advanced functionality for specific urological requirements. This composite product sets a new standard for urological imaging....
Drew Scientific has been making leading edge and top quality CBC systems for over 15 years.,The Excell 16/18 offers a reliable alternative for a 3 part differential....
... First Step Select® Heavy Duty is a pressure ... air loss therapy specifically to the BariKare® Bed., ... 250 and 650 lbs., Large patients at risk ... using a static mattress that would benefit from ...
... Maxxis™ 300 is a healthcare bed system ... individuals in the home care setting, ... combined weight of 2) ,Healthcare frame ... frame size selected, ,CONTRAINDICATIONS: ,Total weight ...
Medicine Products: