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Make a plan to decorate the outside of your store for the holidays! It will bring joy to your patients and it will attract new ones.
Stocking masks in the store? Have your employees wear what you are selling and provide talking points as to why they are good.
Take a good look at your carpet/flooring. The wear signs will tell you where no one goes.
Take down displays with less than 1/3 of their inventory and either restock or put items back on shelf.
Late day sun spotlights dust on the shelves and dirt on the windows. Take time to dust your shelves and clean them of any smudges or dirt.
Pull out of dates from the OTC Shelves and dust. Make sure all product has an accurate price sticker and shelf tag
Ask every patient if they have had their flu shot.
Assign someone on your pharmacy team to focus on forms, supplies, signs and how best to market and promote immunizations/Flu shots.
Get ready for walk in flu shots. Have an area for the shots stocked with supplies and update your intake form.
Add a question on your flu intake form to see if patients are up to date on Tetanus and pneumonia shots. Helps both patients and your revenue.
Train all staff on immunization procedures and assign responsibility for daily maintenance.
Identify the top 6 cough & cold items and ensure you have at least 6 of each on the shelf until April.
Update and increase your inventory of thermometers–oral, ear, & forehead
For Breast Cancer Awareness Month, support a local charity that provides mammograms to women in need. Promote the charity to patients.
Remind patients with dogs to stock up on calming treats before trick or treat!
November is American Diabetes Month. Take time to plan and order extra stock if needed. Use signage to promote sugar-free items. Cross merchandise diabetic socks within the department.