13 City Pharmacies Remain Closed; Baltimore City Health Department Working To Ensure Prescription Availability For Residents Impacted By Civil Unrest

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Media Contacts:

Mona Rock: Office: (443) 984-2623, Cell: (410) 375-7763
Perry Meyers: Office: (410) 545-0823, Cell: (667) 216-0723

The Baltimore City Health Department is leading efforts with the city’s 311 system to ensure prescription medicine is available to residents who are impacted by the current civil unrest.  As of this morning, 13 retail pharmacies are closed, including two CVS locations that were burned and eight Rite Aid locations that suffered fire and / or looting damage.

Media are asked to share this message: Individuals in affected areas who are having difficulty obtaining prescription medication should call 311.  The Baltimore City Health Department will help to locate the nearest open pharmacy and have prescriptions transferred.

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