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Walgreens ‘Community’ Pharmacy opens in La Jolla’s UTC area

Walgreens ‘Community’ Pharmacy opens in La Jolla’s UTC area

The Walgreens Community Pharmacy is now open at 4130 La Jolla Village Drive to provide specialty medications, same-day or next-day delivery, and reduced copays. It is one of 75 “Community” pharmacies in the United States.

Store manager Bobby DePreist said of the name, “ ‘Community’ is a brand of Walgreens that mostly deals with specialty pharmacy drugs, which are more expensive than the average drugs and classified (as specialty) by insurance companies. That can include various cancers, chronic inflammatory diseases, HIV, leukemia, etc. So our inventory is more focused on hard-to-find medications you won’t find in other places.”

He added, “These drugs can range from a few...

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