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Building and Sustaining Strong Partnerships between Pharmacies and Health Departments


The health of a community relies on the actions and contributions of both public- and private-sector entities. This report offers actionable steps for pharmacists and public health professionals to lay the foundation of long-lasting, mutually beneficial partnerships. Pharmacies can be a valuable partner for health departments in distributing and dispensing critical medications or vaccines during a public health emergency. Pharmacies offer accessibility to healthcare services, convenient hours, familiarity, and the benefit of daily experience with distribution chains, dispensing, tracking, monitoring, and inventory management.

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