Saving a pregnancy, keeping COVID-19 vaccinations and dialysis treatment on track – they never wavered.
The February storms brought hardship to millions across the country especially those in Texas: frigid temperatures, loss of electricity and heat, icy conditions that made driving unsafe. Despite obstacles of their own, Retail Pharmacy teams and colleagues in Specialty Pharmacy, who prepare and ship critical medications to patients, stepped up for their communities. We proudly share some of their stories.
District Leader Neil Bhakta discovered the generator that provided energy for his store was down. With only two hours before their stockpile of COVID-19 vaccine was due to expire, despite treacherous road conditions, Neil assembled a 6-person crew of immunizers and reached out to the Elgin hospital, Fire and Police departments to find essential workers to vaccinate. Before long, there was a line outside the door. It was cold, but 172 grateful first responders were steps closer to being safe from the pandemic.