Your Health

flu vaccinations comox valley

Roll Up Your Sleeves for Another Shot or Two!

October 3, 2022

Starting October 11, you’ll be able to get your flu vaccination. Are you wondering how to book your appointment? Curious about the vaccines and which one is right for you? We’ve got answers to these and other questions.

More
Expanded pharmacy services

Our Expanded Scope of Practice is Big News!

September 29, 2022

Changes are coming to pharmacy that will allow us to better meet your medication needs. What will these changes mean for you? For your pharmacy?

More

Program for Type 2 Diabetes, Weight Loss and Better Health

August 16, 2022

Is it possible to send type 2 diabetes into remission? Could you benefit from a virtual program that provides one-on-one health coaching, health education, and tools that aid in making lifestyle changes?

More

Do You Qualify for the DTC?

July 27, 2022

Managing Type 1 diabetes is complicated, time-consuming, and costly! Wouldn’t it be great to get some of that money back on your taxes?

More
A Prescription for Exercise

A Prescription for Exercise

July 13, 2022

If you could make a lifestyle change that reduced your risk of chronic disease by as much as 80%, would you do it? If not, what’s holding you back? We’ve got suggestions for changes that will improve your long-term health.

More
Eczema. Not JustEczema. Not Just Dry Skin. Dry Skin.

Eczema. Not Just Dry Skin.

June 8, 2022

Moisturizing is an integral part of eczema management, but how do you choose the best moisturizer? What are all those ingredients and what do they do? When and how often should you apply moisturizer?

More
hypothyroid fatigue article

Could Your Thyroid Medication Need an Adjustment?

May 9, 2022

The thyroid gland is small, but it has a big job. If you’re taking thyroid hormone for an underactive thyroid, what food and drug interactions should you watch for? And how do you know if the dose is right for you?

More
Dry Mouth Tips

Tips for Managing Dry Mouth

March 15, 2022

Many medications and health conditions can cause dry mouth, with symptoms such as difficulty speaking, chewing, and swallowing. What can you do to lessen the symptoms and prevent oral health problems?

More
Rapid Antigen Test Kits for business

Rapid Antigen Test Kits for Business

March 10, 2022

Incorporated businesses with 10 to 199 employees that want (or are required) to carry out workplace COVID-19 testing for employees can register for a federal program to receive tests at very little cost.

More
Rapid Antigen Test Kits Comox Valley

Rapid Antigen Test Kits Have Arrived!

February 25, 2022

COVID-19 rapid antigen test kits are now available at the pharmacy. These publicly funded tests are currently being offered to B.C. residents aged 70 years of age and over who have active MSP coverage. The age limitation will be lowered as more kits arrive in B.C.

More
Coffee and medications

Can caffeine change how your drugs work?

February 23, 2022

We often consider how drugs interact with each other, but we may overlook how foods interact with our medications. From coffee to energy drinks, caffeinated beverages are a popular stimulant that can affect many common medications.

More
Covid Vaccine Booster

COVID booster shots are here!

January 19, 2022

We’re now offering COVID booster shots in the pharmacy. In this article, we’ll address questions about whether a booster dose is really needed, whether Moderna is okay after Pfizer, and how to book your appointment with us.

More
Scroll to Top