Albertsons Opens Pharmacy Inside Hospital

BOISE, Idaho – Albertsons [3] has opened a hospital-based pharmacy [4] that provides prescriptions, gifts and even some grocery items.

Located inside the lobby of the Palomar Medical Center in Fullerton, Calif., the 2,200 -square-foot Sav-On Pharmacy operates daily 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Along with pharmacy items, it also sells gift items and grocery items.


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An attached Starbucks offers the entire Starbucks menu, including custom beverages [6], snacks, breakfast and lunch items.

The satellite pharmacy is the latest in a growing relationship between Palomar and Albertsons. Palomar operates urgent care centers in several Albertsons stores in the San Diego area. The centers provide treatment for medical conditions like strep throat, allergies, ear infections, skin conditions, cold and flu and minor injuries. Vaccinations, physical exams and select health sreenings are also offered.

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