HARRISBURG, Pa. - October 7, 2009 Spokeswoman Cheryl Slavinsky of the Camp Hill, Pa.-based company
said now, where state law allows, pregnant women seeking a flu shot
at a Rite Aid store can get one without a prescription.
Walgreen Co. and CVS Caremark Corp. say they do not require
pregnant women to have a doctor's note.
It has long been more difficult for pregnant women to get a flu
shot, partly because many obstetricians don't vaccinate and some
pharmacists are wary of vaccinating them.
Dr. Thomas Bader, director for general obstetrics and gynecology
at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, says it is
important to remove barriers that prevent pregnant women from
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