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Flu Shot FYI

Flu shots are available now in the pharmacy. Stop by any Monday through Thursday between 11:30am and 4:00pm to get your flu shot. We’ll make the process simple. Answer a few quick questions and get your shot. Ten minutes later, we’ll have you on your way. If you would like to schedule an appointment for…

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Refills 1-2-3-4!

We make it easy to request refills! Email it! pharmacy@pikespharmacy.com Head to our pharmacy website. Click on the hamburger and find your way to online refills. Enter your info and it will transmit to us securely. Use our app! RxLocal is our app for prescription refills. RxLocal gives you serious power in your palm. You…

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ROCK & RYE: Blurred Lines

During Prohibition, Rock & Rye went from being a cordial served at the local watering hole to a medicinal cure-all available at the local drug store. Why? The pharmacy was one of the few places where alcohol could be had without the high taxes placed on liquor. Since the ingredients in this bar room staple…

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Did You Know?

Nothing is worse than realizing you’re out of refills. Did you know we take steps to help you avoid this? Whenever we use the last refill of one of your regular medications, we send a request for refills to your provider. Sometimes they handle it right away for you and the refill is waiting for…

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What is a Prior Authorization?

With so many drugs out there that don’t have a generic you’re bound to hear us to tell you one day, “I’m sorry but this medication requires a prior authorization.” Then the burning question. What’s a prior authorization? It’s simple; it means that your insurance will not cover the drug the doctor has written for…

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Phone System Changes

For years, we’ve made sure real people answered our phones. They still do! There’s just one change. Now, if you would like to type in your prescription numbers instead of waiting for a staff member to pick up the phone, you can. Just follow the instructions when Jesse answers the phone. You’ll know what to…

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Sweet’s Syrup Coming to Pike’s!

We are so excited to announce that beginning later this week, Sweet’s Syrup will be coming to Pike’s. You asked and we were determined to get the best of the best! Elderberry syrup has been quite a topic for the last few years when it comes to cold and flu season.  Sweet’s Syrup contains only…

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Holiday Hours

We will be closing at 2pm on Christmas Eve and will remain closed on Christmas Day. On Wednesday, we will re-open with our normal hours. Here’s hoping everyone has a sweet, safe, joyous holiday!

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Nordic Naturals at Pike’s

Not all fish oil is created equal. Pike’s now carries Nordic Naturals, one of the finest brands of fish oil. Nordic Naturals contains only wild-caught, sustainably sourced fish species that are naturally low in toxins and high in Omega-3s. It not only meets but surpasses international standards for fish oil and is GMO-free. The best…

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Meet Our New Pharmacist, Sarah Miller Hendricks.

Sarah Miller has joined us as a new, full-time pharmacist at Pike’s! Many of you will remember Sarah Miller from last summer. She was with us for a month as a student pharmacist during her last year at UNC Chapel Hill’s Eshelman School of Pharmacy. Since then, she graduated from UNC with her doctorate in…

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Check Out Our NEW Website!

We are so excited to share our new website with you! It was a little like having a baby except that it took more than 9 months to complete — mostly because each of us wears several different hats making extra time hard to come by. We truly hope you will find it helpful. You…

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