Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Some area pharmacies are expecting more vaccines to arrive, but don't know when.
Deaths caused by influenza in 2013 reached epidemic levels late last week, according to a report in the New York Times, but the government-run Center for Disease Control (CDC) says it may have peaked. Either way, the organization says those who have yet to receive a flu shot should still do so, as the current outbreak continues to work its way through the country. The height of flu season is February, according to the CDC. The good news, pointed out Bernards Township Health Officer Lucy Forgione, is that the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that the flu vaccine is a very good match for the strains of flu circulating in the community and early data indicates that individuals who are vaccinated have been 62 …
Sunday, January 13, 2013
Chain pharmacy and retail store will fill long-vacant space left by ShopRite Annex.
CVS Pharmacy is due to open on Jan. 27 in a space of about 7,000 square feet that was left vacant by the closing of ShopRite Annex about a decade ago. The store, at 107 Morristown Road (Route 202), is in the center of Bernardsville's commercial zone. CVS received approvals from the Bernardsville Planning Board at the end of 2011. "We are very happy to see the new store, and the new facade, and they have done a great job of improving the site," said Bernardsville Councilman Joseph Rossi. He said he believed the vacant space — empty for at least a decade — had been a detriment to the town. Although he added another pharmacy might not have been what was most needed locally, the new CVS "will bring new business to the community, and will help …
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Atlantic Health is the parent company for Morristown Medical Center.
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Atlantic Health, whose affiliated hospitals include Morristown Medical Center, Overlook Medical Center in Summit, and Newton Medical Center in Newton, has partnered with CVS' "Minute Clinic" program, in select locations in Morris, Somerset, Sussex and Union counties, and parts of Essex County. The press release is below: MinuteClinic, the retailhealth care division of CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) and Atlantic Health System,one of the largest non-profit health care systems in New Jersey comprised ofMorristown Medical Center, Goryeb Children’s Hospital, Overlook Medical Centerin Summit, N.J. and Newton Medical Center have entered into a clinical affiliationto enhance access to high quality, affordable health care services in Northernand Central …