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CPhT Strong

Stories from the Front Lines

#CPhTStrong honors the nation’s pharmacy technicians who show heroic strength, courage, and hope as they face unprecedented demands in the battle against COVID-19. Many technicians take on increased responsibilities and long hours to support vulnerable patients, address medication shortages, prepare essential medications, restock supplies, and console the ill, all while risking their own health. 

What’s happening in your pharmacy and how are you managing? Submit your own COVID-19 story, with a photo or video, and PTCB will feature selected stories. Share your story.

Another 12.5 Hour Shift

May 14, 2020

Another 12.5 Hour Shift

“During times like these, no matter how rough and challenging it can be, we show up."

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Reducing Medication Errors, Increasing Patient Safety

May 5, 2020

Reducing Medication Errors, Increasing Patient Safety

"We have lived through and struggled with the fact that we may become exposed, and with time, the med recs have relaxed into what is perhaps our new standards."

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Keeping our Veterans Healthy

April 28, 2020

Keeping our Veterans Healthy

"I walk into work knowing that we all take the necessary precautions to take care of each other and most importantly our veterans who have given so much."

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Comforted by Coworkers

April 28, 2020

Comforted by Coworkers

"It’s hard to see the end of this pandemic when it feels like our entire hospital is surrounded by it."

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The Responsibility to Serve

April 28, 2020

The Responsibility to Serve

"I work at a free clinic and the coronavirus has completely changed the way we do things now."

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Getting Through the Pandemic Together in Burlington, Vermont

April 21, 2020

Getting Through the Pandemic Together in Burlington, Vermont

"Every morning I walk in with my mask on and get my temperature taken at the hospital’s entrance."

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Thankful for Each Breath

April 21, 2020

Thankful for Each Breath

"I was diagnosed with COVID-19 on March 25. Each day was a struggle to get through with a constant fever..."

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Doing Our Part

April 21, 2020

Doing Our Part

"We at times forget how much we count on each other..."

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Overcoming Challenges with a Small Staff

April 20, 2020

Overcoming Challenges with a Small Staff

"We are working as a team in helping patients to recover. If not for us, the med machines would be empty, IV admixture would be..."

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