Coronavirus relief programs are continually evolving as the pandemic progresses. Join us for a complimentary webinar on June 23 at 7:00pm CT to hear about the latest updates to the CARES Act Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). Attendees will learn how to navigate PPP loan forgiveness application processes, eligible expenses, anddocumentation.
New Video Supports Provider Status for Pharmacists
Now more than ever it is important that we push for pharmacists to be recognized for their involvement in the chain of community health. In the time of COVID-19 we need to continue to push for pharmacists to gain status as public health providers so they can help combat the pandemic. IPC has created a video to highlight why pharmacists should be recognized as public health providers now and in the future.
IPC’s distribution centers have been reaccredited by the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP), formerly known as Verified-Accredited Wholesale Distributors. Drug Distributor reaccreditation plays a pivotal role in preventing counterfeit drugs from entering the United States drug supply and protects the public from drugs that have been contaminated, diverted, orcounterfeited.
IPC continues to offer Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to keep you and your staff safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. Hand sanitizer and disposable face masks remain available for you to order in the OTC catalog at www.ipcrx.com. Hand sanitizers are available in 4 oz and 8 oz bottles and disposable face masks are CE and FDA certified. Check out our hand sanitizer stock up and save special to receive five percent off when you order six or more cases!
Dangerous and life-altering vector-borne diseases, like Lyme disease, are on the rise in the United States. Ranger Ready is committed to reversing this trend through the active ingredient Picaridin 20%, a safe and effective alternative to DEET recommended by the CDC. Sold exclusively in independent retailers, Ranger Ready is a perfect fit for you and yourcustomers.
With two stores serving the city of San Jose, Kevin Dang is a community pharmacist in every sense of the word. He works to address the needs of his community in a flexible manner that he couldn’t do in a big box chain. He also supports several types of community events. Kevin’s efforts to provide for his community are one of his greatest advantages in a competitive environment. We recently spoke with Kevin to learn more about his stores.
Marketing might be the last thing on your to-do list. Pharm Fresh Media understands how busy you are, so they channel all their time, expertise and creative energy into the independent pharmacy market. Pharm Fresh can help with brand strategy, design, digital marketing, printing and mailing, and promotions. Hundreds of independent pharmacies have benefited from their marketing solutions. Make your store thenext!
Pharmacists Expect Changes in Care, Ordering, Vaccines
COVID-19 may have lasting effects on the way a pharmacy does business. According to a survey recently released by NCPA, 61 percent of community pharmacists anticipate that more pharmacies will be offering point-of-care testing for various illnesses, including COVID-19. IPC’s Pharmacy Services team is working hard on assisting our members with readiness for providing point of care testing for COVID-19.
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IPC Wants to Follow Your Pharmacy on Social Media!
IPC knows that many of our members are on social media and we regularly make an effort to follow your pharmacy and share your posts! In case we aren’t following you, please reach out and share your Facebook, Twitter and/or Instagram handle so we can like your page. You can either email us at email@example.com or post on one of our social sites.