“Next Generation” Blood Pressure Machines

Jason

If you have passed by any of our pharmacies lately you may have noticed our new “PharmaSmart” blood pressure machines. If you haven’t…check them out, they are really cool! A couple key features; Continue reading ““Next Generation” Blood Pressure Machines”

Summer is Tick Season

Jason

If you spend time outdoors or have pets that go outdoors, you need to beware of ticks, especially this year as they are predicting a bad year for ticks. Ticks are small bloodsucking parasites. Many species transmit diseases to animals and people. Some of the diseases you can get from a tick bite are Lyme disease, ehrlichiosis, Rocky Mountain spotted fever and tularemia. Some ticks are so small that they can be difficult to see. Ticks may get on you if you walk through areas where they live, such as tall grass, leaf litter or shrubs. Because of the mild weather we had this past winter, the tick population is predicted to be very large this year. Continue reading “Summer is Tick Season”

Keep flies away from Food

www.cobornsblog.com - Coborn's Food Safety Coordinator, Kim
Kim

Hello again everyone! I was asked to talk to you today about flies and whether or not a person should be worried if a fly lands on their food. Well……it is not a very pleasant subject because as much as we would like to dismiss them as just pesty little buggers that like to ruin our outdoor food fun, they really are capable of carrying various pathogens (the bacteria that can cause disease). It is for this reason we do not want flies landing on our food. Continue reading “Keep flies away from Food”

May is Asthma Awareness Month

Jason

Did you know that May is Asthma Awareness Month? Asthma is a chronic disease that affects your airways (your airways are tubes that carry air in and out of your lungs). If you have asthma, the inside walls of your airways become sore, swollen, and sensitive, they may react strongly to things that you are allergic to or find irritating. When your airways react, they get even narrower and your lungs get less air. Continue reading “May is Asthma Awareness Month”

Coborn’s 12 Days of Christmas 2016

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It is hard to believe the holiday season is once again upon us! The Coborn’s elves have been busy over the last year, putting all the finishing touches on this year’s 3rd annual “12 Days of Christmas” celebration.

During this special holiday event, our elves and vendors visit 12 of our stores. They search for a guest at each with a full cart – and when the guest least expects it – they come out of nowhere and present the ultimate surprise: a $200 gift card that’s used to pay for their groceries and if they are a MORE Rewards Member, they receive DOUBLE Fuel Rewards!

The winning guest also receives a nice gift from the vendor. Plus, plenty of attention: the whole presentation is caught on camera!

The holiday giving does not stop there. Our elves also hand out 10 gift cards (valued at $20 each) to guests around the store, allowing others to get in on the fun!

Be sure to watch the Coborn’s Facebook page, Coborn’s YouTube Channel, or Coborn’s Website throughout the 12 Days of Christmas to find out where the elves have been!

We would also like to thank several of “Santa’s helpers” – our great vendors – who play a big part in making this event happen!

Crazy Fresh Produce
Crystal Farms
Folger’s
General Mills
Gold’n Plump
Kemps
KraftHeinz
Land O’Frost
M&M’s
No Name Steaks
Purina
Simek’s

Wishing you a very Merry Christmas and a very Happy New Year from all of us at Coborn’s!