Pharmacist Spotlight: Charis Dunlap and Caitlin Kongs

This month’s pharmacist spotlight features Charis Dunlap and Caitlin Kongs from Ar-Ex Drug Store in Marysville, Kan. They spoke with us to share why they became pharmacists, what they love about independent pharmacy, and a recent award their pharmacy won that they’re extremely proud of.   When did you realize that you wanted to become…

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President Signs Opioid Legislation into Law

Today, President Trump signed the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act into law to further address the nation’s ongoing opioid crisis. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 49,000 people died from opioid overdose in 2017. The bill, which passed out of Congress with bipartisan support, is aimed to help…

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How to Become a Drug Take-Back Site

You can help combat the opioid epidemic by applying to participate in the Kansas Department of Health and Environment’s Medical Disposal Program, registering your pharmacy to be a DEA authorized collector, and/or signing up to be a part of NCPA’s Dispose My Meds™ program. To participate in KDHE’s program, simply fill out the application and send…

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