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For Immediate Release
August 10, 2016
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Scott Goldberg

Local Contact:
Bernadette Morris
Sonshine Communications
(305) 450-0942

(BPRW) New Walgreens Specialty Pharmacy Opens at Jessie Trice Community Health Center in Miami

Grand opening is Friday, August 12th during National Health Center Week

WHAT: A new Walgreens specialty pharmacy has opened at the Jesse Trice Community Health Center in Miami. The Jesse Trice Community Health Center is working with Walgreens to provide patients, family members and visitors the conveniences of an on-site, full-service pharmacy with personalized service from an experienced pharmacy staff.

To celebrate this new pharmacy location at the Jesse Trice Community Health Center as well as during National Health Center Week, Walgreens is hosting a grand opening event this Friday, August 12.

Walgreens Specialty Pharmacies, like this one at the Jesse Trice Community Health Center, helps to empower patients who have chronic, complex and rare health conditions with easy access to their specialty and traditional medications. Walgreens helps patients navigate the complexities of their treatment, providing comprehensive support when and where they need it most. The pharmacy also provides refill reminder and automatic refill services to help patients with medication adherence and therapies as well as financial assistance programs and manufacturer co-pay assistance.


WHEN: Friday, August 12th at 11 a.m. (Eastern)
Regular hours of operation are Monday, 9-5; Tuesday - Thursday 9-7; and Friday 9-5.

WHERE: Walgreens at Jesse Trice Community Health Center, Inc.
5361 NW 22nd Ave.
Miami, FL 33142

About Jessie Trice Community Health Center, Inc (JTCHC)
The Jessie Trice Community Health Center, Inc. is a Florida 501(c)3, not-for-profit, Federally Qualified Health Center, which has been serving Miami-Dade County since 1967. A community mainstay, JTCHC owns and/or operates fifty-five (55) facilities, which includes nine (9) Comprehensive Primary Care centers, including a women’s substance use residential program, forty (40) school-based locations and two (2) university centers. JTCHC’s multicultural, multilingual, and multidisciplinary staff serves a diverse population of over 39,575 patients who make more than 126,000 visits annually. For more information on the Jessie Trice Community Health Center, visit www.jtchc.org.

About Walgreens
Walgreens (www.walgreens.com), one of the nation’s largest drugstore chains, is included in the Retail Pharmacy USA Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ: WBA), the first global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise. More than 8 million customers interact with Walgreens each day in communities across America, using the most convenient, multichannel access to consumer goods and services and trusted, cost-effective pharmacy, health and wellness services and advice. Walgreens operates 8,173 drugstores with a presence in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Walgreens omnichannel business includes Walgreens.com and VisionDirect.com. More than 400 Walgreens stores offer Healthcare Clinic or other provider retail clinic services.

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