Last flu season, up to 56 million people across the country suffered an illness due to the influenza virus according to the CDC. Though that figure may be the same or higher for the forthcoming season, it will be further complicated due to COVID-19, remarks Andrew Gyorda, pharmacist and operator of Hollis Pharmacy in Hollis, New Hampshire.

The number of flu infections from the 2019–2020 flu season could have been much higher without families and individuals electing to get the flu vaccine. The CDC estimates that seasonal flu vaccinations prevented more than 4.4 million cases, as well as avoiding more than 58,000 hospital stays due to the severe complications. Although 62,000 people died as a result of the flu last season, the flu vaccine prevented countless flu-related deaths. This flu season we are faced with the added dimension of the COVID-19 virus, which has already caused the deaths of more than 200,000 persons in the U.S. as of Sept. 27th. With a second wave of the coronavirus on the horizon, the health risk is expected to be even greater. This is because it is foreseeable to contract both the flu virus and the COVID-19 virus at the same time, being referred to as a “twindemic”. While COVID-19 vaccines are all still in development, there are no present delays for distributing the influenza vaccine for the 2020–2021 flu season. Additionally , pharmacies in New Hampshire have trained staff to deliver the flu shot without appointments, and pharmacists have also been authorized to provide the COVID-19 vaccine once development is complete, shares Mr. …


Andrew Gyorda Reviews What You Should Know About Becoming a Pharmacist

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Andrew Gyorda Reviews What You Should Know About Becoming a Pharmacist

A career as in pharmacy can be considerably rewarding if one is willing to put the work in, as the pharmaceutical industry is presently valued at 300 billion dollars, with new and expanded roles for pharmacists in research and development, clinical care, marketing and distribution, and many on the business side of it.

Pharmacists manage a host of responsibilities, such as distributing medications prescribed by healthcare professionals, explaining how and when to use them, answering patient questions, monitoring what drugs individuals are taking, and providing vaccinations.

Andrew Gyorda, a renowned pharmacist and the operator of Hollis Pharmacy in Hollis, New Hampshire, provides an in-depth explanation of the expectations that a prospective pharmacist should consider. …


The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has hit almost every industry hard and pharmacies are no exception. However, there are some unique challenges that have been presented to pharmacists, who are responsible for ensuring patients get the right medications on time, notes Andrew Gyorda , RPh who manages Hollis Pharmacy in Hollis, New Hampshire.

Pharmacies were deemed an essential service early on in the global pandemic and have adopted ways to safely serve patients and educate them about the proper use of face masks and sanitizing. …


The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has hit almost every industry hard and pharmacies are no exception. However, there are some unique challenges that have been presented to pharmacists, who are responsible for ensuring patients get the right medications on time, notes Andrew Gyorda , RPh who manages Hollis Pharmacy in Hollis, New Hampshire.

Pharmacies were deemed an essential service early on in the global pandemic and have adopted ways to safely serve patients and educate them about the proper use of face masks and sanitizing. …


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Why Getting to Know Your Pharmacist is Important During the Covid-19 Pandemic

When it comes to managing risks of COVID-19 and becoming more educated about the virus, many people have turned to the news or other sources. However, there are health professionals that most people already deal with in some form that have become a reliable source of information during the pandemic: the Community Pharmacist.

A pharmacist can be a valuable member of a health team that stays on top of the latest public health developments and can become a trusted source of vital information says Andrew Gyorda , a pharmacist who manages Hollis Pharmacy in Hollis, New Hampshire.

Pharmacists have remained available to patients throughout the lockdowns and have been at the frontlines to help manage patient health. This has removed some of the burden from clinics and hospitals. Furthermore, many pharmacies, including Hollis Pharmacy also provide curbside pickup and home delivery of medications, allowing patients to remain home or to practice safe physical distancing . …


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Andrew Gyorda pharmacist and manager of the Hollis Pharmacy

When it comes to questions about your health, particularly the medications you’re taking, you probably turn to a doctor first, right?

Well, as Andrew Gyorda, a pharmacist and the manager of Hollis Pharmacy in

Hollis, New Hampshire, explains, there are many questions that can be answered by a community pharmacist that will save you a trip to the doctor. A pharmacist cannot diagnose you, but there are questions you might not have considered asking him that could improve your treatment outcomes while decreasing risks. Mr. Gyorda shares some of the most important questions you can approach your pharmacist with.

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