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CPhA: Pharmacists say flu shot more important than ever, be prepared for different experience at the pharmacy this year

On October 5, 2020 / News

October 5, 2020 (Ottawa): As flu shots begin to arrive at pharmacies across Canada, the Canadian Pharmacists Association (CPhA) wants patients to know that the experience will look a little different at the pharmacy this year.

Given the new reality of COVID-19, pharmacists have been working hard to ensure they are well-prepared for this flu season. Many pharmacies are booking appointments instead of the traditional walk-in model and have implemented new procedures to keep patients safe, including strict adherence to physical distancing, PPE usage, limits on the number of patients in the pharmacy and extra time allotted for pharmacy staff to clean and put on protective equipment.

Read the full release here.