How to get your prescriptions when you can’t leave home

Home delivery is just a few clicks away.

Published: September, 2020

Lots of things can keep you from picking up a prescription at your local pharmacy. You may be stuck at home because of disability, illness, social distancing, or a lack of transportation. But the longer you go without your medication, the more your health is at risk. That's why it's important to know how to use home delivery services that bring prescriptions right to your door.

Local pharmacy delivery

Just like in the old days, some local pharmacies still send their own staffers to deliver prescriptions to their customers. The pharmacies are usually small and independently owned. You might expect that kind of service from them.

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