Six Nations Elected Council turns down pharmacy

Six Nations could have a second pharmacy in the community, but the elected council isn’t ready to give the go ahead. Manali Shaw, the owner and director of Avalon Pharmasave in Caledonia presented a proposal to Six Nations Elected Council at its General Council meeting on October 10 to open a satellite pharmacy in either White Pines Wellness Centre or near where physicians practice. “What we are hearing constantly is they need help in the community,” Shaw said. Shaw proposed a 250 to 300 square foot pharmacy that would specialize in personal clinical care, offering more extensive services than regular pharmacies. Those services would include PCR COVID-19 tests, Diabetes blood glucose tests, glycated haemoglobin (A1C) test (average blood sugar over two to three months) and could also offer methadone, naloxone…

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