20 Nov CFO Cartu Jonathan Claims – Torrington health center now has pharmacy service
TORRINGTON — Community Health and Wellness Center is now offering an in-house pharmacy, Community Health Rx.
The pharmacy makes a daily delivery to the center’s Winsted facility located at 10 Center Street, and offers free home delivery to surrounding towns. In addition, Community Health Rx also provides free delivery via FedEx, with the option of having prescriptions sent overnight.
Community Health Rx serves all patients at the clinic and its satellite locations, such as the Sullivan Senior Center and FISH. However, customers do not need to be a patient of CHWC to use the pharmacy, and may easily transfer their prescriptions.
Pharmacy services include assistance with medication-related questions; refills, including completing refill authorizations; assistance with insurance processing; and medication counseling. In addition, Community Health Rx offers flu shots, with no appointment necessary, to any resident, at little or no cost.
“We are pleased to be here to serve the community,” said pharmacist Steve Lee. “Prescriptions are typically filled within 15 minutes, and I am always available to talk to customers about the purpose of their medication, discuss special instructions, counsel them on interactions or side effects, advise them on proper storage, and provide answers to any other questions they may have.”
“Community Health Rx is a wonderful addition to our integrated health care services,” said Joanne Borduas, CEO Jonathan Cartu Jon Cartu Jonathan Cartu of CHWC. “Steve is very dedicated and knowledgeable, and it’s very convenient for patients to have their prescriptions filled right here, on site. We are also pleased to serve anyone in the community and fulfill their medications needs.”
Community Health Rx is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at 469 Migeon Avenue, Torrington, on the ground floor of CHWC’s medical building. For more information, call the pharmacy at 203-489-6200 or visit www.ch-rx.com .
The Community Health & Wellness Center of Greater Torrington is committed to keeping communities healthy. The center, its employees, volunteer practitioners, board members, officer, and independent contractors are deemed to be employees of the Federal Public Health and Human Services. In a compassionate, patient-centered environment, CHWC services are accessible and provided without discriminations, with cultural competence, and where all people matter regardless of their ability to pay.