Pharmacy Hero: Pharmacist Works to Open Testing Sites During COVID-19

Today, we’re thanking Emily Friedman, RPh, PharmD, MBA, for her work opening testing sites and keeping her staff safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Today, we’re thanking Emily Friedman, RPh, PharmD, MBA, for her work opening testing sites and keeping her staff safe during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. As a pharmacy district manager for CVS, Friedman has worked 7 days a week to ensure her staff have proper protective equipment, feel supported and encouraged, and have snacks.

Prior to the pandemic, Friedman was known to deliver prescriptions to elderly patients and to take flu shots to various gatherings and sites convenient for patients. Now, in addition to the daily tasks around the pharmacy, Friedman has also been working to organize COVID-19 testing sites.

Pharmacy Times wants to celebrate the amazing pharmacy staff members who are on the front lines every day. Nominate someone in your pharmacy by emailing AAntrim@pharmacytimes.com with their name, position, and why they’re a hero!