Rapid COVID-19 testing now available at all Winn-Dixie pharmacies – L’Observateur


LAPLACE — Southeastern Grocers is now offering rapid tests for COVID-19 at all Winn-Dixie pharmacies in the Southeast communities it serves. This new pharmaceutical offering will allow patients to easily self-administer a nasal swab test under the direction of a pharmacist.

Patients receive certified test results in 15 minutes or less via secure email or text and results are valid for travel or attendance at events, such as concerts, sporting events or other gatherings . The grocer is offering a discounted price on tests during the month of May for $19.99 (regular price $24.99), and patients are asked to bring their ID or driver’s license and their smartphone (if available) to their preferred pharmacy for testing.

This expansion of clinical services further enhances the patient experience through a new partnership with Workflow Services by ImageMover, which provides technology solutions to streamline the grocer’s digital workflow, integrate medical data and simplify care protocols quality.

Online appointments and walk-in visits for rapid COVID-19 are available for customers aged three and over at all Fresco y Más, Harveys Supermarket and Winn-Dixie in-store pharmacies.
The grocer encourages qualified people to visit www.winndixie.com/pharmacy/testing for timely updates, including available appointments, pharmacy locations, frequently asked questions, and tips to support the health and well-being of the communities it serves.
SEG appreciates the flexibility, kindness and respect towards other buyers and associates shown by its customers, and asks for their continued cooperation in keeping communities safe and healthy. For more information about SEG’s coronavirus response, vaccination updates and other pharmacy services, visit SEG’s pharmacy page. www.winndixie.com.

During the month of May, SEG is also inviting customers to purchase a new reusable community bag for $2.99 ​​at all Winn-Dixie grocery stores to support local animal rescues and shelters during National Pet Month. .

SEG partners with nearly 400 animal shelters and shelters across Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, and Mississippi for its Pet Month Community Bag program. For every community bag purchased, $1 will be donated to each store’s partner animal shelter organization.

Raymond Rhee, director of human resources for Southeastern Grocers, said, “At Southeastern Grocers, we are committed to supporting causes important to our customers and associates, and we know that our communities are big animal lovers. With the purchase of a community bag during the month of May, our customers can help our four-legged furry friends who need a forever home and reduce the use of single-use plastic bags to promote a healthier and more sustainable planet. Together we can make the world a better place for people and animals. »

Since its inception in February 2019, SEG’s Community Bag program has supported more than 7,300 nonprofits and avoided the use of more than 11.6 million single-use plastic bags*.

Each month, stores will select a new organization to benefit from the program, including education, civics, health and wellness, hunger and disaster relief, veterans and military families. as well as membership, inclusion and diversity organizations serving the local community. For more information on the Community Bag program, visit SEG.Bags4MyCause.com.


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