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Pharmacy Closures in the Media

A spotlight on pharmacy closures affecting communities across the US

This map represents stories of pharmacies closing across the nation. Whether an independent pharmacy or a corporate community pharmacy, pharmacies are closing at an alarming rate. This website spotlights predominantly stories published since January 2023. Explore the closure stories by navigating to the states below. 

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"A" States
Alabama
CVS Birmingham
CVS Huntsville
 City Drug
York Pharmacy
 Winn-Dixie
Alaska
Geneva Woods (2)
Ron's Apothecary
Arizona
Arkansas

Health Depot Pharmacy
California
CVS (2)
RiteAid (7)
RiteAid (24)
Safeway
Tuttle's Pharmacy

Colorado 
CVS Target Fort Collins
Stacie's Apothecary Shoppe
Connecticut
RiteAid (3)
RiteAid (2)
RiteAid Bethel
Walgreens Canton
Delaware
Walgreens Newark
RiteAid Claymont
RiteAid (2)
RiteAid (2)
Florida
Winn-Dixie
CVS (3)
Georgia
Walgreens Macon
CVS Atlanta
Hawaii
Walmart Honolulu
Longs Drugs
Idaho
RiteAid Boise
RiteAid Boise
RiteAid Boise
Walgreens Boise
Ilinois
CVS (3)
CVS Upper Alton
Indiana
Butt Drugs
Walgreens Fort Wayne
Westmoreland Pharmacy (2)
Iowa
Medicap
CVS Waterloo
Walgreens Des Moine
Kansas
Graves Drug Store
Kentucky
Alexandria Drugs
CVS Bowling Green

CVS Louisville
Fort Thomas Drug Center

Ludlow Pharmacy
Lousiana
CVS Baton Rouge
Maine
Walgreens Auburn
Walgreens Lewiston
Maryland
Walgreens Dundalk
Shoppers
RiteAid (6)
Massachusetts
Walgreens (4)
CVS Dorchester
CVS Dorchester
CVS Boston
RiteAid Webster
Walgreens Roxbury
Michigan
Layerer's Pharmacy
Walgreens Kalamazoo

Walgreens Wyoming
Minnesota
Walgreens Minneapolis
Winthrop Pharmacy
Kemper Drug
Mississippi
Winn-Dixie (4)
Missouri
Price Cutter
CVS Kansas City
CVS Union
Walgreens Manchester

Whaley's Pharmacy
Montana
CVS Helena
Nebraska
CVS Lincoln
Kubat Pharmacy
Nevada
RiteAid Gardnerville
New Hampshire
RiteAid Merrimack
New Jersey
RiteAid (2)
RiteAid (8)
New Mexico
Del Norte Pharmacies
Walgreens Albuquerque
New York
RiteAid (2)
RiteAid (26)
North Carolina
Walgreens Wilson
Bryson City Pharmacy
North Dakota
Wahpeton Drug
Ohio
Rite Aid (10)
Kratzer's Pharmacy
Oklahoma
Med-World Pharmacy
Oregon
RiteAid (3)
Pharmaca Integrated Pharmacy
Walmart Portland
Pennsylvania
Albion Pharmacy
Burrell Health Mart Pharmacy

Institute Hill Pharmacy
Leechburg Health Mart Pharmacy
Mainline Pharmacy (9)
RiteAid
RiteAid (5)
Rite Aid Beaver County

Walgreens Kensington
18th St Apothecary
Rhode Island
CVS
Cranston Pharmacy
Simpson's Pharmacy
Howell Smith Druggist
South Carolina
Walgreens Pacolet
South Dakota
Cigna Home Delivery
Shopko Hot Springs
Shopko
Tennessee
Long's Drug Store
Texas
Walker Pharmacy
Utah
Vermont

Walgreens Burlington
Greater Falls Pharmacy
Virginia
CVS Lynchburg
RiteAid (2)
RiteAid (2)
Washington
RiteAid Seattle
Darrington Pharmacy
RiteAid (11)
Bartell Drug Lower Queen Anne
Bartell Drug (4)
Pharm A Save
Bartell Drug Seattle
West Virginia
Fruth Pharmacy 
Walgreens Parson
Wisconsin
Hometown Pharmacy
St. Germain Hometown Pharmacy
Wyoming 
Medicap Pharmacy
General
South Dakota Statewide Closures
Shopko Pharmacies, SD
"C" States
"D" States
"F" States
"G" States
"H" States
"I" States
"K" States
"L" States
"M" States
"N" States
"O" States
"P" States
"R" States
"S" States
"T" States
"U" States
"V" States
"W" States
General

Acknowledgements

 

Emily Drake, PharmD Class of 2024; APPE at University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy

Jason Pepe, PharmD Class of 2024; APPE at Wilkes University Nesbitt School of Pharmacy 

Tran Trinh, PharmD Class of 2024; APPE at University of Washington School of Pharmacy

Emma Reed, PharmD Class of 2025; University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy
 

Supported by Faculty Advisors

Jennifer Bacci, PharmD, MPH, BCACP, Associate Professor at University of Washington School of Pharmacy

Sophia Herbert, PharmD, Assistant Professor at University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy

Nicole Pezzino, PharmD, BCACP, CDCES, Associate Professor at Wilkes University Nesbitt School of Pharmacy

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