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Ramping Up for Nationwide COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

Please visit the CDC website for information on when you will be eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine

As the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic sweeps...

Written by SmartSense | November 30, 2020 | COVID-19, vaccines, pharmacies, Coronavirus

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Harnessing Automation to Mitigate the COVID-19 impact

COVID-19 has been devastating, and it appears to be far from over. As a pandemic, it’s likely one of the most adverse events of our lifetime. Around the globe, from Italy to Spain, France, major cities in the United States, and multiple Asian regions of the Pacific Rim, communities have been shut down hard.

Written by SmartSense | May 5, 2020 | Pharmacy Safety, Food Safety, Connected Facility, Supply Chain, COVID-19, Conoravirus

The Nation’s Pharmacies Answer the Call to Roll Out COVID-19 Testing

In the weeks following the first known cases of COVID-19 infection in the U.S., the federal government, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), has been severely criticized for its slow and insufficient response to developing and deploying test kits.

Written by SmartSense | March 31, 2020 | Pharmacy Safety, Connected Facility, COVID-19, Conoravirus

10 points to help limit the spread of COVID-19 in food service

COVID-19 is serious. Given the prevailing posture of caution in many industries, it's important to spotlight more focus on the food service industry and any industry where food handling is conducted.

Written by SmartSense | March 18, 2020 | Food Safety, COVID-19, Conoravirus

6 Ways to Protect Your Vaccine Inventory

With flu season fast-approaching, your pharmacies will be receiving a large influx of vaccines. As they are inherently unstable, flu vaccines require temperature control during storage and transit along the cold chain. Sub-optimal temperatures can result in wasted product, or worse, costly re-vaccination programs.

Written by SmartSense | July 26, 2017 | Pharmacy Safety, COVID-19, vaccines, Coronavirus

Maintaining Vaccine Potency in the Supply Chain

What is the vaccine cold chain? The short answer is: the maintenance of a temperature-controlled environment to ensure vaccines are transported and supplied in optimal condition. The cold chain begins with the refrigerated storage unit at the manufacturing plant, extends through delivery by distribution vehicles to the provider facility, to storage at the pharmacy or hospital, and ends with administration of the...

Written by SmartSense | June 14, 2017 | Pharmacy Safety, COVID-19, vaccines, Coronavirus

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