Many pharmacies are offering free prescription medication delivery as a way of helping folks, especially those with compromised immune systems, to stay at home during these coronavirus times. Here’s a list of Route 1 pharmacies offering free delivery of prescription medications. (Some also deliver essential household items such as cleaning and medical supplies available or make them available for purchase at their pharmacy drive-through.)
Free Rx Delivery at these Route 1 Pharmacies
As probably already occurred to you, customers should speak with a pharmacist to confirm prescription eligibility.
Local CVS locations offer FREE 1 to 2 day delivery of prescriptions and everyday essentials like vitamins, allergy relief and more. (Shipping done via Shipt. Visit CVS.com or call your local CVS pharmacy to get started.
Nearby CVS locations:
- 3605 East West Highway, Hyattsville (Across from Metro)(301-277-0199)
- Inside Target Hyattsville (301-955-0006)
- 7300 Baltimore Ave, College Park (301-277-6114)
- 3130 Queens Chapel Rd, Chillum (301-864-7177)
For more locations, use store locator here.
Padek Healthcare Pharmacy (Hyattsville & Bladensburg)
Free prescription delivery. Call to make arrangements. Hyattsville: 301-637-2954; Bladensburg: 301-277-7107.
Free Prescription delivery available. Delivery limited to 10-miles radius of each store. Call to make arrangements (via credit card in event of co-pay) with pharmacist. Generally, orders placed by 11am are delivered the same day.
Nearby Safeway Pharmacy Locations:
- 3702 East-West Hwy, Hyattsville (301-955-1943)
- 7595 Greenbelt Rd, Greenbelt (301-345-8777)
Walgreens, Free Delivery & Drive-Thru Pickup
Walgreens offers free delivery through Postmates. “Because of Postmates’ non-contact delivery options for certain items, Postmates drivers will leave deliveries on doorsteps, keeping these transactions completely contact-less, with no personal interaction required,” according to this press release. More about free prescription and essentials delivery here.
Nearby Walgreens Pharmacy Locations:
- 6130 Baltimore Ave, Riverdale (301-699-5004)
- 1329 University Blvd E, Takoma Park (301-445-8159)
Drive-Thru Pickup of Essentials, too
Walgreens is also offering the option to “purchase select products at the pharmacy drive-thru to offer our customers convenience and peace of mind as communities across the country practice social distancing to fight the spread of COVID-19.
More than 60 front-end products are currently available for purchase at drive-thru, including household essentials chosen specifically to support the needs of customers and communities during the pandemic. These additional products include:
- Cleaning supplies and sanitizers
- Cough/cold, pain/fever and immunity support
- Select grocery items
- Infant formula/adult nutrition
- Medical supplies/first aid
- Paper goods
Customers may confirm product availability with the pharmacist or technician at the pharmacy drive-thru window.”
More COVID-19 Community Resources
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Here’s a list of local businesses providing alcohol-delivery and curbside pickup near the Route 1 corridor.
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