Skippack Pharmacy in the News

  • Pausing methotrexate improves booster response; first-trimester of pregnancy vaccination most beneficial June 30, 2022 6:47 pm Reuters A pregnant woman receives a vaccine for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at Skippack Pharmacy in Schwenksville, Pennsylvania, U.S., February 11, 2021. REUTERS/Hannah Beier/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register …
  • U.S. delivers 2.7 mln COVID vaccine doses for kids under five to administration sites June 22, 2022 6:24 pm Reuters A 4-year-old receives a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine for children under five years old at Skippack Pharmacy in Schwenksville, Pennsylvania, U.S., June 21, 2022. REUTERS/Hannah Beier Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com …
  • President Biden Expected To Back Federal Gas Tax Holiday As He Ramps Up Criticism Of Oil Industry Amid Soaring Prices June 22, 2022 2:24 am CBS 3 Philly - Pennsylvania PHILADELPHIA (CNN) — President Joe Biden on Tuesday ratcheted up his public back-and-forth with the US oil and gas industry as he looks to spread around the blame for the nation’s soaring gas prices. After remarks on the authorization of Covid-19 vaccines …
  • Skippack Pharmacy Taking Unique Approach To Vaccinating Children 6 Months To 5 Years Old Against COVID-19 June 22, 2022 2:24 am CBS 3 Philly - Pennsylvania SCHWENKSVILLE, Pa. (CBS) — Another milestone in the pandemic response. Health workers on Tuesday began administering COVID-19 vaccinations to children 6 months to 5 years old. At one local pharmacy, a doctor is taking a rather unique approach when it comes …
  • COVID-19 deaths remain steady despite surge in cases June 21, 2022 9:44 am ABC News More than 1 million Americans have died from COVID-19, but recent data shows that deaths and severe disease are not increasing with the same vigor despite a surge in infections. The U.S. has reported more than 700,000 new cases in the last week, but …
  • Factbox: Global baby formula makers send products to restock U.S. shelves June 17, 2022 10:46 pm Reuters 1/3 Shelves with baby formula are pictured at Skippack Pharmacy with a shopper limit amid continuing nationwide shortages in Schwenksville, Pennsylvania, U.S., June 2, 2022. REUTERS/Hannah Beier Read More Register now for FREE unlimited access to …
  • FDA committee clears the way for authorization of Moderna vaccine for kids 6-17 June 14, 2022 9:01 pm ABC News A committee of advisers at the Food and Drug Administration voted unanimously Tuesday in favor of authorizing the Moderna vaccine for kids ages 6 through 17, paving the way to add one more vaccine to the options available for this age group. Currently, …
  • COVID Booster Shots Available For 5-11 Kids May 24, 2022 4:10 pm KTTS - Missouri FILE PHOTO: Rachel Wasserman, 8, receives a Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus disease (COVID-19) booster vaccine at Skippack Pharmacy in Schwenksville, Pennsylvania, U.S., May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Hannah Beier/File Photo (KTTS News) — The Springfield-Greene …
  • How pharmacies and labs are scrambling to manage loss of federal COVID funds March 28, 2022 4:15 pm WHYY FM - Pennsylvania The COVID-19 vaccines themselves are completely free to all Americans, and they’ll stay that way when the program funding runs out on April 6. But administering the doses does cost money. Pharmacies need to pay the people who administer the shots. If …
  • Babies are protected from hospitalization for Covid if their moms get vaccinated, study suggests February 15, 2022 11:01 pm CNBC Michelle Melton, who is 35 weeks pregnant, receives the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at Skippack Pharmacy in Schwenksville, Pennsylvania, February 11, 2021. Hannah Beier | Reuters Mothers who get vaccinated against …
  • Americans grapple with prolonged testing woes amid Omicron surge January 12, 2022 9:43 pm Cape Breton Post By Brad Brooks and Maria Caspani (Reuters) - Long lines snake around entire city blocks as Americans scramble to get tested for COVID-19. At-home testing kits fly off the shelves at pharmacies and drug stores. Demand that surged before the holidays has yet …
  • Skippack Pharmacy vaccinates 10,000 kids with ‘super hero’ clinics December 12, 2021 8:28 pm WHYY FM - Pennsylvania Moore says she’s had this super clinic circled on the calendar for her son’s second dose. She says it’s been intimidating sending her kids to school during a pandemic. “My nerves been like on edge, because not knowing that my child might come home sick and …
  • Skippack Pharmacy vaccinates 10,000 kids with 'super hero' clinics December 12, 2021 5:53 pm 6 ABC Action News LANSDALE, Pennsylvania (WPVI) -- A mass COVID-19 vaccine clinic in Montgomery County Sunday helped nearly 2,000 5-11 year old kids get protection against the virus. Skippack Pharmacy held the clinic at North Penn School, the same venue it has been using …
  • Biden administration asking schools, local health providers to hold vaccine events for kids November 8, 2021 12:23 pm 6 ABC Action News COLLEGEVILLE, Pennsylvania (WPVI) -- The Biden administration is urging superintendents and elementary school principals to host vaccination clinics now that children 5 to 11 are eligible to receive the Pfizer vaccine. Federal and school officials say the …
  • 1,200 children vaccinated against COVID-19 at clinic in Lansdale, Pa. November 8, 2021 3:48 am 6 ABC Action News LANSDALE, Pennsylvania (WPVI) -- Inside North Penn High School in Lansdale, Pennsylvania, parents arrived by the hour to have their children vaccinated against COVID-19. Roughly 1,200 at the clinic Sunday were able to get their first dose of the Pfizer …
  • ‘Vax’ named the word of the year by Oxford English Dictionary November 1, 2021 3:19 pm New York Post It’s injected itself into the English lexicon. Vaccine-related vocabulary has unsurprisingly proliferated amid the coronavirus pandemic. The Oxford English Dictionary has even named “Vax” the word of the year, with the term’s usage up 72 times from 2020. “ …
  • Why Canada's booster shot guidance is all over the map October 30, 2021 8:22 am CBC/Radio-Canada This is an excerpt from Second Opinion, a weekly roundup of health and medical science news emailed to subscribers every Saturday morning. If you haven't subscribed yet, you can do that by clicking here. Canada's vaccine advisory committee has  …
  • FDA approval of COVID vaccine may be boost of confidence for holdouts August 24, 2021 10:31 pm 6 ABC Action News SKIPPACK TWP., Pennsylvania (WPVI) -- Inside Skippack Pharmacy in Skippack Township, Pa., demand for COVID-19 vaccines has remained steady. The clinic itself has administered nearly 50,000 shots. Soon, the staff expects that number will grow following the …
  • U.S. administers 357.29 mln doses of COVID-19 vaccines - CDC August 20, 2021 2:26 pm Big News Network Dr. Mayank Amin draws a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine before giving a booster dose at Skippack Pharmacy in Schwenksville, Pennsylvania, U.S., August 14, 2021. REUTERS/Hannah Beier Aug 16 (Reuters) - The United …
  • Taliban face early challenges to rule over uneasy Afghanistan August 18, 2021 10:20 pm NBC News The announcement Wednesday by top U.S. health officials that booster shots against Covid-19 will be offered to all Americans beginning next month has spurred renewed criticism about existing vaccine inequities and fears that the world's poorer nations …
  • U.S. health officials recommending all Americans get COVID-19 booster shots August 18, 2021 4:00 pm CBC/Radio-Canada Health·Breaking U.S. health officials are now recommending that all Americans get COVID-19 booster shots to shore up their protection while the delta variant is spreading and evidence suggests that the vaccines' effectiveness is falling. Plan calls for …
  • 'Superman' pharmacist races to vaccinate community April 23, 2021 4:16 pm ABC 30 - California SKIPPACK, Pennsylvania -- Dr. Mayank Amin, nicknamed "Superman" due to his costume he dons, is the owner of Skippack Pharmacy, a small, independent pharmacy in Skippack, Pennsylvania. He is also one of the few providers in the state who has a …
  • Pa. coronavirus update: Penn to require student vaccinations this fall; weekend mass vaccine clinics April 22, 2021 9:24 pm WHYY FM - Pennsylvania Mayank Amin — known locally as Dr. Mak — owns Skippack Pharmacy and has helped distribute more than 30,000 vaccines in his community wearing his “Superman” costume. It all started earlier this year when Amin’s pharmacy was getting lots of calls from …
  • Pa. coronavirus update: Black Doctors, Skippack Pharmacy holding mass vaccination clinics this weekend April 22, 2021 6:21 pm WHYY FM - Pennsylvania Last weekend, the pharmacy helped vaccinate 6,000 people. This Sunday’s mass vaccination clinic will likely be his last major effort as vaccine appointments are in less demand. “Before, we could post them online and 1,000 vaccine slots would be filled in a …
  • Just more than half of US adults have gotten at... April 19, 2021 7:15 pm The Peninsula  19 Apr 2021 - 11:29 People receive the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine at a clinic ran by Skippack Pharmacy as cases rise in the state in Lansdale, Pennsylvania, U.S., April 18, 2021. REUTERS/Hannah Beier Just more than half of U.S. adults have …
  • Montgomery County OKs coronavirus vaccination site-related contracts - timesherald.com April 7, 2021 10:01 am Maryland State News.Net NORRISTOWN — As the COVID-19 vaccination campaign continues to roll out in Montgomery County, local leaders authorized several contracts totaling roughly $213,000 Thursday. The package presented during the morning Montgomery County Board of Commissioners …
  • 'Superman' pharmacist has vaccinated 15,000 people in Montgomery County March 31, 2021 11:49 pm 6 ABC Action News SKIPPACK, Pennsylvania (WPVI) -- Skippack Pharmacy is four aisles and a counter. It's a mom-and-pop shop run by Mayank Amin. His patients call him Dr. Mak, and has earned a bit of a reputation. He's vaccinated more than 15,000 people against COVID- …
  • US Vaccination Effort Quickens as COVID Cases Rise Again March 27, 2021 7:01 am Voice of America As cases of the coronavirus continue to rise in the United States, officials are racing to open up vaccine eligibility in the hope of staving off another wave of the pandemic. Dr. Rochelle Walensky, head of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and …
  • ‘Superman’ pharmacist Mayank Amin vaccinates thousands in Pennsylvania March 24, 2021 11:42 am The South Asian Times Lansdale, PA: A mass vaccination clinic at a Montgomery County high school allowed thousands of people to get their first shots on Sunday. Skippack Pharmacy partnered with North Penn High School to vaccinate 3,000 people in Phase 1a. The clinic vaccinated …
  • 'Superman' pharmacist vaccinates thousands at Montgomery County high school March 21, 2021 5:23 pm ABC 6 Action News LANSDALE, Pennsylvania (WPVI) -- A mass vaccination clinic at a Montgomery County high school allowed thousands of people to get their first shots on Sunday. Skippack Pharmacy partnered with North Penn High School to vaccinate 3,000 people in Phase 1a. The …

 

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