In today’s episode, we’re speaking with Dr. Allison Hill, PharmD, RPh, Director of Practice and Professional Affairs at the American Pharmacist Association (APhA), on the triple virus threat – COVID-19, RSV, and flu – you may encounter when returning back to school/ back to the office this upcoming fall, as well as what defenses you can employ to protect yourself and others from these bugs! Dr. Hill will discuss the latest updates on the COVID-19 vaccine (including the new variant vaccine coming out later this month), along with the importance of receiving an annual flu vaccine. She will also give us information on a brand new, recently approved RSV vaccine that is now available for public use and can be easily obtained from your healthcare provider or local pharmacy. Please tune in for this week’s episode titled, “Triple the Threat – Triple the Protection!”
Allison L. Hill, PharmD, RPh is Director, Practice & Professional Affairs at American Pharmacists Association (APhA) where she leads initiatives that advance sustainable pharmacist’s patient care services. In her role, she serves as APhA’s primary liaison to external coalitions and workgroups including professional associations, federal agencies, and healthcare interest organizations whose mission is immunizations. As a registered pharmacist in the District of Columbia and Virginia, she has over thirteen years’ experience as a community pharmacist engaged in helping her patients on a path to better health.