Heartland Community Health Center to Celebrate Pharmacy Opening – The Lawrence Times

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Heartland Community Health Center, Lawrence’s safety net health clinic, opened a pharmacy that “allows Heartland to stretch scarce federal resources as much as possible.”

The clinic will celebrate River Town Pharmacy with a ribbon cutting and grand opening at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, April 12, according to a press release.


“Enjoy freebies and snacks as we cut the River City Pharmacy ribbon with the Chamber Lawrence,” according to the Facebook event page.

The pharmacy offers both prescription and over-the-counter products. Staff also offer medication counseling and drug therapy management services, according to the statement.

Brittany Wessels

“We are excited to offer expanded pharmacy services through River City Pharmacy,” Brittany Wessels, Pharmacy Manager, said in the release. “This new suite of services allows Heartland to provide patients with access to all of their healthcare needs in one place and increases community access to affordable medications.

Pharmacy staff can help customers access the most affordable drug options through 340 drug pricing programaccording to the press release.

“Through the 340B pricing program, Heartland provides services to underserved patients who otherwise would not have access to health care,” according to the press release. “River City Pharmacy and the 340B program allow Heartland to stretch limited federal resources as much as possible, reach more eligible patients, and provide more comprehensive services.”

The pharmacy, located inside Heartland at 1312 W. Sixth St., is open to the public from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday. It has a drive-thru option as well as a lobby, and patients can request refills online.

Learn more on this link or call 785-856-3210.

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