Safeway’s Texas Pharmacies Ready for Storm Evacuees

To assist residents evacuated due to Hurricane Ike, Randalls and Tom Thumb stores are reminding all evacuees that they can fill prescriptions at any Randalls or Tom Thumb store pharmacy outside the storm-affected areas of Texas, or at any pharmacy store in the U.S. operated by parent company Safeway.

PLEASANTON, Calif. — To assist residents evacuated due to Hurricane Ike, Randalls and Tom Thumb stores are reminding all evacuees that they can fill prescriptions at any Randalls or Tom Thumb store pharmacy outside the storm-affected areas of Texas, or at any pharmacy store in the U.S. operated by parent company Safeway here. Randalls, Tom Thumb and Safeway are part of ICERx.org (In Case of Emergency Prescriptions), a secure online network available to pharmacists and physicians during times of national emergency. Through the ICERx.org integrated pharmacy record system, all 1,130 Safeway-operated pharmacies throughout the U.S. have the ability to fill prescriptions for all evacuees, regardless of whether an evacuee previously used a Randalls, Tom Thumb or Safeway pharmacy. Customers need only answer a few questions to fill a prescription.

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