10 08, 2018

It’s Flu Season Already

By | 2018-08-10T12:49:36+00:00 August 10th, 2018|Adam Miller|0 Comments

Flu Season Already? Adam Miller PharmD. As we wind through August, with summer still on our minds, it’s hard to fathom the rains and winds of fall, winter coats, sniffles, colds and the flu are right around the corner.  It is however nearing the time of year when your doctor will be asking, “Have you received your flu shot yet?” and the radio and TV will be advertising “Flu shots now available”.  So, who should get flu shot? When should you get a flu shot? And how do they know if the vaccine is even going to [...]

3 07, 2018

Hawaii To Ban Sunscreen, Kinda…

By | 2018-07-10T20:38:10+00:00 July 3rd, 2018|Rick Schelhas|0 Comments

Rick Schelhas Yup! You read that right. The Hawaii State legislator has actually approved a bill that would ban the use of over 3,500 brands of sunscreen at their beaches. According to State Senator Mike Gabbard this is the first ban of its kind anywhere in the world. The obvious reaction to that is something like, "Wait! What?, Why??" Well, according to researchers, two of the ingredients found in most sunscreens, oxybenzone and octinoxate are linked to the death of the worlds coral reefs. While the legislators are certainly not advocating for anyone to consider not [...]

8 06, 2018

Lift Chairs

By | 2018-07-03T19:01:30+00:00 June 8th, 2018|Julee Brown|0 Comments

Watkins is pleased to highlight our partnership with Golden Technologies and share with you America’s #1 best-selling lift chairs. Golden lift chairs are proudly made with domestic and imported materials by American workers in Old Forge, Pennsylvania and sold right here at our store in Muskegon, Michigan. Golden Technologies offers many lift chair styles, but we would like to focus on their Maxi Comfort model. With the Maxi Comfort model you can program the  remote to remember your favorite positions. Your remote will remember the pre-programed position to watch TV, for sleep, [...]

16 04, 2018

At Home Spa Treatment for Hands and Feet

By | 2018-07-03T19:02:11+00:00 April 16th, 2018|Rick Schelhas|0 Comments

Hello again and welcome to another riveting edition of my blog post. I had mentioned in my first post that from time to time I would be blogging about some new and innovative products I thought you should know about. We have begun working with Paraffin International, LLC in Phoenix AZ to bring you a new product I find quite interesting and others are finding quite incredible. Deanna Montrose, founder of Paraffin International and award-winning spa entrepreneur has developed Glove Treat. A "do-at-home" spa treatment for your hands and feet that will make you feel pampered and just [...]

16 03, 2018

Prescription Refill Process

By | 2018-03-16T18:32:06+00:00 March 16th, 2018|Julee Brown|0 Comments

The staff at Watkins Pharmacy knows that your life is busy and you may struggle to get your prescriptions refilled on time. In order to help you stay healthy in today’s busy world, we have developed a few easy to use services that may help you in remaining adherent to your prescription protocol.  Here at Watkins we offer four different easy to use options for refilling prescriptions including refill requests by phone, the Refill Rx link found on our website, our mobile app or talking with our staff to setup automatic refill.  As always, you can stop by the [...]

27 02, 2018

Shingles Vaccine, Adam Miller, PharmD

By | 2018-07-09T14:41:08+00:00 February 27th, 2018|Adam Miller, PharmD|Comments Off on Shingles Vaccine, Adam Miller, PharmD

What’s With This New Shingles Vaccine? As you may or may not have heard there has been a new vaccine released to protect against shingles and postherpetic neuralgia. The new vaccine is called Shingrix and has become the preferred vaccine over the previously released shingles vaccine, Zostavax.  Shingrix is recommended for all patients who are over the age of 50, including patients that have already been vaccinated with Zostavax, had shingles or if you are unsure if you have had chickenpox.  Patients who should not get the new vaccine are patients who are allergic to any of the components [...]