Coronavirus

Wellness Pharmacy Group and CuePath Join Forces to Protect the Safety of Seniors Isolated by COVID-19

April 21, 2020, Vancouver, BC; Wellness Pharmacy Group, with its retail specialty pharmacy brands Naz’s Pharmacy and Wellness Pharmacy, has teamed with CuePath Innovation, a leader in remote medication monitoring. In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, they have teamed to provide seniors with remote medication management. This includes prescribed medications dispensed in CuePath-enabled compliance packaging, medication adherence tracking, daily telephone check-ins, and alerts for non-adherence. Seniors have had their usual home care visits from family and nurses either severely restricted or completely cut-off due to the risk of COVID-19 transmission. Further to this, the stress [...]

2020-05-26T10:08:31-07:00April 21st, 2020|News|

5 Tips to Prevent Against Coronavirus in Care Home Facilities (Updated)

  “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” -Benjamin Franklin, 1736 While it appears the context of the words above dealt more with fire prevention than medicine, the comment does hold its own when dealing with worldwide warnings and concern of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19 ) outbreak. The World Health Organization (WHO) describes it as a new strain of coronavirus that can infect (and/or transmit) between human and animal species. Common to other respiratory illnesses, if infected, symptoms include: Runny nose Sore throat Cough Fever More serious symptoms may lead to pneumonia and breathing difficulties. It [...]

2020-06-04T10:11:10-07:00February 25th, 2020|Blog|