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October 5, 2020
Pharmacists say flu shot more important than ever, be prepared for different experience at the pharmacy this year

As flu shots begin to arrive at pharmacies across Canada, the Canadian Pharmacists Association wants patients to know that the experience will look a little different at the pharmacy this year.

September 25, 2020
CPhA continues to call for action to protect Canada's drug supply

The US Federal Administration has announced the final phase of the rule allowing for the importation of medications from Canada into the US.

September 15, 2020
Canadians urge expanding COVID-19 asymptomatic testing across Canada

Long wait times for testing and limited testing locations continue to be challenges in many parts of the country.

August 28, 2020
Opioid Stewardship Spotlight: Mona Kwong

Opioid Stewardship Spotlight: Mona Kwong

August 11, 2020
Greater demand for flu shots expected, but Canadians concerned about how they will get immunized safely

Pharmacists share concerns over vaccine, PPE availability and patient safety as they gear up for fall flu season.

July 21, 2020
COVID-19 hasn't changed rural Alberta pharmacy's special place in community

The pandemic has changed how their pharmacy looks and operates, but it hasn’t changed how much the Bonnyville community relies on Caitlin McGrath and her pharmacy team.

June 10, 2020
Canadian Pharmacists' Harmonized Scope 2020 to focus efforts on pharmacist opioid stewardship

Canadian Pharmacists Association launches Pharmacists’ Opioid Stewardship Initiative as first focus area for CPHS 2020

June 9, 2020
CPhA encourages all Canadians to wear a non-medical mask/facial covering when visiting a pharmacy

In accordance with the latest information provided by the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC), CPhA encourages all Canadians to wear a non-medical mask/facial covering when entering a pharmacy, regardless of symptoms, especially when it is not possible to maintain a 2-metre physical distance from others.

May 27, 2020
Pharmacists continue to have difficulty sourcing certain medications amidst the COVID-19 pandemic

Community pharmacists across Canada continue to be faced with drug supply challenges two months after the COVID-19 pandemic began, and they remain very concerned about their ability to access the medications their patients need.

May 26, 2020
Stepping Up: Preparing Canada for flu season during COVID-19

CPhA Chair Christine Hrudka discusses the need to ensure pharmacists have the support, resources and protection they will require this fall to safely deliver flu shots to Canadians.

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