Bartell Drugs collects ‘bear hugs’ through May 2

April 7, 2015

Bartell Drugs is helping to give “bear hugs” to children in stressful or traumatic situations as the Puget Sound area drugstore chain teams up again with Warm 106.9 FM in the annual Teddy Bear Patrol campaign through May 2.

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New program recycles fluorescent lights

February 3, 2015

NEW — 6 a.m. Feb. 3, 2015

Washington residents can now recycle fluorescent lights and other mercury-containing lights for free at 130 sites throughout the state, with more being added in the months ahead.

LightRecycle Washington collection sites will take traditional fluorescent tubes (including straight, curved and circular), the twisty compact fluorescent lights and high-intensity-discharge lights, commonly used in outdoor lighting fixtures. The program does not accept lighting fixtures or ballasts.

Individuals and businesses can drop off lights for recycling, although there is a limit of 10 lights per day.

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Salvation Army, Bartell team to present Toy ‘N Joy

November 25, 2014

NEW — 6 a.m. Nov. 25, 2014

Bartell Drugs is partnering with the Salvation Army to provide holiday gifts for children in need by collecting new, unwrapped toys during its annual Salvation Army Toy ‘N Joy drive, through Dec. 13.

The toy donations will be accepted at Bartell Drugs locations in King, Pierce and Snohomish counties. The Issaquah location is at 5700 E. Lake Sammamish Parkway S.E.

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Bartell Drugs launches flu vaccination program

August 27, 2014

Bartell Drugs offers a seasonal flu vaccination program with convenient in-store vaccinations at 63 locations and an off-site flu clinic program serving area businesses and retirement communities.

The Issaquah Bartell Drugs is at 5700 E. Lake Sammamish Parkway S.E.

Flu shots are available any time, without an appointment, during pharmacy hours. Pharmacists can immunize anyone 5 or older.

Get a complete list of vaccinations available and learn more here.

Bartell Drugs accepting mudslide donations

April 29, 2014

In conjunction with the Salvation Army, Bartell Drugs is accepting donations to support ongoing relief efforts for those affected by the recent Oso mudslide.

Donations of any amount can be made with a cashier at Bartell Drugs at 5700 E. Lake Sammamish Parkway S.E.

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Bartell Drugs hosts Toy ‘N’ Joy drive

November 19, 2013

Bartell Drugs presents its 10th annual Salvation Army Toy ‘N’ Joy drive through Dec. 14 to provide holiday gifts for children in need by collecting new, unwrapped toys.

Toy donations will be accepted at Bartell Drugs locations in King, Pierce and Snohomish counties. The Issaquah Bartell is at 5700 E. Lake Sammamish Parkway S.E. Toys will be distributed to low-income children and youths the week before Christmas through the Salvation Army’s “toy warehouses.”

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Doctors, CDC recommend families get flu shot early

September 24, 2013

Last year’s flu season affected an alarming number of people, and experts predict this year’s flu season could strike as early as October. That’s why the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and local physicians recommend families protect themselves now with the 2013 influenza vaccine.

Local AFC/Doctors Express and American Family Care facilities are stocking up on flu vaccines and will have them available throughout the flu season. No appointment is required and patients may walk in for a flu shot at their convenience.

Bartell Drugs has launched an extensive seasonal flu vaccination program offering convenient in-store vaccinations for individuals at 61 Bartell Drugs locations, and an off-site flu clinic program serving area businesses and retirement communities. The Issaquah Bartell Drugs is at 6700 E. Lake Sammamish Parkway S.E.

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Bartell Drugs seeks school supply donations

August 17, 2013

NEW – 6 a.m. Aug. 17, 2013

Through Aug. 31, Bartell Drugs stores welcome donations of schools supplies for their 10th annual “School Tools for Kids in Need.” The drive supports students in King, Pierce and Snohomish counties through World Vision’s Teacher Resource Center in Fife.

The school supplies help restock the center, where teachers with students who qualify for free or reduced-price lunch programs “shop” free of charge for school supplies to meet students’ needs.

As many as 58,000 local students begin the school year without basic school supplies, according to World Vision.

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Bartell Drugs collects teddy bears for children

March 5, 2013

Bartell Drugs is seeking donations of new or gently used teddy bears that will be used to help comfort children in stressful or traumatic situations.

The donation drive is part of the store’s “Teddy Bear Patrol” campaign, in association with Warm 106.9 FM, which runs through March 30.

The campaign puts teddy bears in the hands of community police departments, hospitals and emergency response teams so they may give bears to children involved in challenging situations.

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Bartell Drugs, public health agency offer flu vaccine

January 22, 2013

Bartell Drugs, 5700 E. Lake Sammamish Parkway S.E., offers in-store flu vaccinations during pharmacy hours for $29.99. Pharmacists can vaccinate anybody 5 and older. Patients ages 5-17 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

In addition to regular flu vaccines, Bartell’s provides customers with other options, including the Flu Mist nasal spray and, for seniors 65 and old, Fluzone High-Dose vaccines and Fluzone Intradermal — the latest flu vaccination technology with a 90 percent reduction in needle length.

Public Health – Seattle & King County is offering free flu vaccination clinics at the Eastgate Public Health Center, 14350 S.E. Eastgate Way, Bellevue, on Wednesdays through January from 3-7 p.m.

The vaccination is available to people without insurance or who cannot afford to pay for vaccination otherwise.

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