Elk County Pharmacy

Find Elk County Pennsylvania pharmacies and drug stores. Pharmacies provide information on prescription drugs and medicines, name brand, generic and discount drugs, over the counter (OTC) medications.

Bennetts Valley Pharmacy 18496 Bennetts Valley Highway Weedville PA 15868 814-787-4400

CVS Pharmacy 236 Grant Street Johnsonburg PA 15845 814-965-2566

Rite Aid Pharmacy 111 West Main Street Ridgway PA 15853 814-776-1428

Rite Aid Pharmacy 901 South Saint Marys Street St. Marys PA 15857 814-834-4515

Saint Marys Pharmacy 4 Railroad Street St. Marys PA 15857 814-834-3017

The Prescription Center Pharmacy 223 Main Street Ridgway PA 15853 814-773-3131

Walmart Supercenter Pharmacy 1102 Million Dollar Highway St. Marys PA 15857 814-781-1389

About Elk County Pharmacies

Elk County Pharmacies are establishments where medicines and drug compounds are prepared and dispensed or sold in Elk County, PA. In addition to Community Pharmacies, which are Elk County retail Pharmacies that serve the general public, there are numerous other types of Pharmacies that meet the specific needs of customers.

You may contact the Pharmacy for questions about:
  • Finding an Elk County Pharmacy near you
  • Accepted health insurance plans
  • Prescription drug and medicine prices, refills, and transfers
  • Prescription drug interactions
  • Pharmacy jobs and employment
Elk County Retail Pharmacy

A Community Pharmacy, or Retail Pharmacy, may be located within another store or it may be a stand-alone Elk County store. Pharmacists at Elk County Pharmacies dispense prescription medications available to the general public, provide customers with information on the safe and effective use of medications, and may assist customers in understanding and managing health insurance co-pays and reimbursements for medications.

Hospital Pharmacy

Elk County Hospitals and health clinics often house their own Pharmacies, primarily to serve their patients. A Clinical or Hospital Pharmacy works in cooperation with the hospital's in-house health professionals to ensure that medication is effectively coordinated with patient care.

Ambulatory & Home Care Pharmacies

Elk County Ambulatory Pharmacies are mobile services that are designed to serve geriatric patients and patients in rural areas. They are typically part of a managed health care organization and help to minimize the number of hospital visits that members require. Similarly, Home Care Pharmacies in Elk County prepare and deliver medical injections to critically ill patients in their homes.

Pennsylvania Board of Pharmacy

Pennsylvania has a Board of Pharmacy, Commission of Pharmacy, or similarly named agency that is responsible for ensuring that all Elk County Pharmacies meet standards for safe practices. They license and register Pharmacies, pharmacists, pharmacist interns, prescription drug wholesalers, and other drug outlets. They also monitor and educate Pharmacy professionals, investigate complaints, and enforce disciplinary actions against violators of Pennsylvania Pharmacy and related laws and regulations.

Controlled Substances Act & FDA Regulations

Pharmacies are highly regulated operations, affected by regulatory agencies at the federal and Pennsylvania State level of government. The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency enforces the Controlled Substances Act, including its requirements for prescribing, administering, and dispensing controlled substances in Elk County, PA. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is responsible for approving drugs for sale after they have been tested for safe and effective use. The FDA also oversees the production of drugs and medical products.