Health and wellness

Pharmacist Janet Herzog (left) is retiring at 45 years! Pharmacist Emily Wong from Toronto is joining the team at Rimbey Drug Mart.

After 45 years in pharmacy, Rimbey’s Janet Herzog is stepping back

Meet experienced Toronto pharmacist Emily Wong, Rimbey’s newest resident!

  • Jun 13, 2022

 

The makers of Jif peanut butter are recalling some of its products due to potential salmonella contamination. (Courtesy of Canadian Food Inspection Agency)

Some Jif peanut butter products recalled due to potential salmonella contamination

Jars with lot codes 1274425 through 2140425 should be disposed of immediately

 

The Caregivers Together 2022 conference aims to build awareness, community and knowledge around the challenging role played by Alberta’s nearly one-million caregivers.

Conference builds knowledge + awareness around Alberta’s caregivers

May is Caregivers Awareness Month. Caregivers Alberta, Alberta’s only organization dedicated to…

  • May 2, 2022

 

CVD is the world’s leading cause of death, and almost 80 per cent of premature heart and stroke deaths are preventable. Help save the lives of you and your loved ones by learning more about the warning signs and risk factors at notanotherminute.ca.

Albertans have big hearts. Let’s keep them beating.

Cardiovascular disease is the world’s leading cause of deathi, but simple changes can save lives

  • Apr 4, 2022
CVD is the world’s leading cause of death, and almost 80 per cent of premature heart and stroke deaths are preventable. Help save the lives of you and your loved ones by learning more about the warning signs and risk factors at notanotherminute.ca.
Rimbey Drug Mart has a new name and new colours, but you'll find the same friendly staff inside.

This Rimbey pharmacy switched from red to green, to better serve you!

Rimbey Drug Mart is now under the banner of Guardian Pharmacies, with the same great local service

  • Oct 18, 2021
Rimbey Drug Mart has a new name and new colours, but you'll find the same friendly staff inside.
William Poggemiller

New name, same team! Local pharmacy changes colours

Starting Sep.21, Rimbey Drug Mart will be under the banner of Guardian Pharmacies

  • Sep 13, 2021
William Poggemiller
The staff at Rimbey Value Drug Mart had a hectic spring administering over 2000 COVID-19 vaccinations, and are grateful for the community's help and patience accomplishing the task. There's still vaccine available for those who need a first or second dose.

Team effort to administer over 2000 doses to Rimbey

Pharmacist thanks staff, community for their work and patience through a busy spring of vaccinations

  • Jul 19, 2021
The staff at Rimbey Value Drug Mart had a hectic spring administering over 2000 COVID-19 vaccinations, and are grateful for the community's help and patience accomplishing the task. There's still vaccine available for those who need a first or second dose.
william poggemiller

Seniors: Check your heart for free at this Rimbey pharmacy!

Ongoing study brings atrial fibrillation testing to Albertans over age 65

  • Jun 21, 2021
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The federal government says it wants to ban most flavoured vaping products in a bid to reduce their appeal to youth. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Craig Mitchelldyer

Health Canada proposes ban on most vaping flavours it says appeal to youth

If implemented, the regulations would restrict all e-cigarette flavours except tobacco, mint and menthol

The federal government says it wants to ban most flavoured vaping products in a bid to reduce their appeal to youth. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Craig Mitchelldyer
Chronic Care Nurse Rachel Murray offers patients at Rimbey Medical Clinic

Stay sweet Rimbey, just hold the sugar!

Wolf Creek Primary Care Network Chronic Care nurse helps locals manage diabetes, one step at a time

  • Jun 7, 2021
Chronic Care Nurse Rachel Murray offers patients at Rimbey Medical Clinic
William Poggemiller demonstrates the simple new screening tool for atrial fibrillation, available to anyone over the age of 65 at Rimbey Value Drug Mart, at no charge.

Answers in a heartbeat! New tool at Rimbey pharmacy

Some patients feel their heart’s aflutter, others can’t feel a thing. This test makes screening easy.

  • May 3, 2021
William Poggemiller demonstrates the simple new screening tool for atrial fibrillation, available to anyone over the age of 65 at Rimbey Value Drug Mart, at no charge.
Rimbey Value Drug Mart now delivers within 40 minutes of town! Just call the store to place your order.

Pharmacy goes cross-country: Speedy delivery 5 days a week!

Rimbey pharmacy piloting FREE delivery service within 25 minutes of town

  • Feb 15, 2021
Rimbey Value Drug Mart now delivers within 40 minutes of town! Just call the store to place your order.
Pharmacists at Rimbey Value Drug Mart do lots of work behind the counter to ensure your treatment plan is safe, effective, and manageable.

What we know about Rimbey’s vaccine roll-out

Local pharmacist is ready to help with inoculations, or just answer your questions

  • Jan 18, 2021
Pharmacists at Rimbey Value Drug Mart do lots of work behind the counter to ensure your treatment plan is safe, effective, and manageable.
William Poggemiller, pharmacist and store operator at Rimbey Value Drug Mart. Albertans over 65 are elegible for a free pneumonia vaccine at the pharmacy.

Fortify your wellness toolkit!

Pneumonia vaccine is free for Albertans over age 65, and available at your local pharmacy

  • Dec 14, 2020
William Poggemiller, pharmacist and store operator at Rimbey Value Drug Mart. Albertans over 65 are elegible for a free pneumonia vaccine at the pharmacy.
The Central Alberta Podiatry team encourage you to treat your feet well this holiday season.

5 tips for happy, healthy winter feet

From preventing gout to protecting against frostbite, here’s what you need to know!

  • Dec 7, 2020
The Central Alberta Podiatry team encourage you to treat your feet well this holiday season.
The White Drug Store.

Cheers to the next 100 years!

The more things change, the more they stay the same for Rimbey’s original pharmacy

  • Nov 23, 2020
The White Drug Store.
Rimbey pharmacist Marcia Ziegler encourages people to get their flu shot!

Don’t delay: The essential item you’ll want in your Fall wellness toolkit

Rimbey pharmacist: Why a flu shot is key in the COVID era

Rimbey pharmacist Marcia Ziegler encourages people to get their flu shot!
Convenience and peace of mind: testing comes to Rimbey!

Convenience and peace of mind: testing comes to Rimbey!

Rimbey Value Drug Mart now offers COVID-19 testing to asymptomatic patients

  • Aug 24, 2020
Convenience and peace of mind: testing comes to Rimbey!
Demystifying medicine: how pharmacists keep you safe + healthy

Demystifying medicine: how pharmacists keep you safe + healthy

From prescription refills to minor ailment treatments, working behind the scenes for better health

  • Jun 8, 2020
Demystifying medicine: how pharmacists keep you safe + healthy
Wellness tips, resources for children during COVID-19

Wellness tips, resources for children during COVID-19

Wolf Creek Public Schools counsellors available to help

Wellness tips, resources for children during COVID-19