Say Goodbye To Walgreens In New York State?
As some Rite Stores close, there are some who wonder if Walgreens is next?
If you have kids, you may have already seen the surge in colds and sniffles? It seems that as soon as the kids group up in school...bam...the coughs come back home.
Most people have their favorite pharmacy. It may be around the corner and local or one of the larger, chain-style pharmacies like a Rite Aid or Walgreens. Recent reports indicate that some of the workers at Walgreens will be walking off the job soon.
The reason appears to be to protest increased demands on understaffed teams the employees say are dangerous.
Pharmacy employees at more than 500 Walgreens locations across the country are participating in the walkout this week.
MSN.com reports that:
Pharmacists, technicians and support staff claim that increased demands on understaffed teams — such as administering vaccines while battling hundreds of backlogged prescriptions — have become untenable and are impeding their ability to do their jobs responsibly.
We have four kids and when one is sick, they all seem to get sick. We try to keep a healthy amount of vitamins, meds and fluids on hand to keep them at their best. The biggest challenge is getting them to keep their hands clean and covering their coughs and sneezes.
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