City Launches First Naloxone Detailing Campaign To Expand Distribution To More Independent Pharmacies

The Health Department announced the launch of its first naloxone detailing campaign to expand distribution of the medication in independent pharmacies. Continue Reading →

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Health Department Partners With Walgreens And Duane Reade For Flu Vouchers For The Under-Insured

The NYC Health Department today is announcing a collaboration with Walgreens to offer 1,000 vouchers for flu shots at 11 Walgreens and Duane Reade pharmacies located in areas with high rates of people without health insurance and low flu vaccination rates – an initiative made possible by the Mayor’s Office of Strategic Partnerships. Continue Reading →

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Walgreens, Rite Aid To Sell 865 Stores To Fred’s From Harlem To Hollywood

With a number of Rite Aid’s in Harlem, in a bid to bolster its chances to buy Rite Aid, Walgreens Boots Alliance, and Rite Aid, said Tuesday that they plan to sell hundreds of Rite Aid locations to Fred’s Inc., for $950 million. Continue Reading →

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Health Department Launches 2016-2017 Season Flu Shot Awareness Campaign From Harlem To Hollis

seniors in harlemThe Health Department today launched a public awareness campaign, “I Got My Flu Shot…Not the Flu,” reminding New Yorkers that the flu vaccine is the best protection against influenza and its terrible symptoms. Continue Reading →

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Join The Community Against The Shuttering Of City Fresh Market In East Harlem

city market in harlem1Less than a year after Pathmark – East Harlem’s largest supermarket closed its doors for the last time – the National Supermarket Association, East Harlem community leaders, Community Board Members and elected officials, including Harlem, New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and New York State Senator Adriano Espaillat. Continue Reading →

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Harlem Unites For The Road Race In Marcus Garvey Park

harlem united1On Father’s Day, this coming Sunday, the second annual Harlem One-Miler will be held in Marcus Garvey Park.  This event is open to all fitness levels and ages.  Continue Reading →

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Possible Closings With Rite AID And Walgreen’s Merger In Harlem

walgreens to buy rite aidWith three Rite Aid and three Walgreens stores in Harlem, it’s interesting that a few months ago, the shareholders of #3 U.S. drugstore chain Rite Aid approved the company’s proposed acquisition by the parent company of the #1 chain, Walgreens Boots Alliance. Continue Reading →

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Walgreens Close To Buying Rite Aid

walgreens to buy rite aidCrains NY reports that with three stores in Harlem the shares of Rite Aid jumped nearly 40% Tuesday afternoon on a report that it may be gobbled up in the next major acquisition by Walgreens, the biggest U.S. drugstore chain. Continue Reading →

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