Long-Term-Care Pharmacies Seek COVID-19 Vaccine Role, Govt. Relief

By John Wilkerson / December 18, 2020 at 2:47 PM
The Senior Care Pharmacy Coalition is urging the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to consider matching nursing homes to pharmacies they have a relationship with for coronavirus vaccinations, instead of matching nearly everyone with Walgreens and CVS. Long-term-care pharmacies also are requesting the government give them money from the Provider Relief Fund to defray major financial losses and increased costs due to the pandemic. Doctors and nurses began receiving coronavirus vaccines Monday (Dec. 14) and nursing home residents...

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