Publix Retail Pharmacy Opens Second Location In Nemours Children’s Health System

LAKELAND, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Publix Super Markets is expanding its collaboration with Nemours
Children’s Health System to provide retail pharmacy services at Nemours
Children’s Specialty Care in Jacksonville, Florida. The pharmacy, which
opened today, offers specialized convenience to children, their families
and Nemours employees at the outpatient specialty care practice.

“Providing a uniquely satisfying experience is a Nemours core value,”
said Michael Erhard, MD, Chief Medical Officer of Nemours Children’s
Specialty Care. “Publix’s culture is built on that same value, so we are
pleased to have a Publix Pharmacy on our local campus. The services they
provide will improve the experience of our patients and families while
offering expanded convenience during their visits.”

“We are excited to expand our collaboration with Nemours Children’s
Health System,” said Fred Ottolino, Publix vice president of pharmacy
operations. “Our pharmacy associates look forward to delivering the
level of service that Publix is known for to the children, families, and
employees of Nemours Children’s Specialty Care.”

The Publix Pharmacy at Nemours Children’s Specialty Care will
bring many enhancements including

  • Operating hours of Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
  • Access to specialty medications for children and employees
  • Access to refills at any Publix pharmacy location
  • Access to certain medications available free through Publix. (These
    include select antibiotics, Lisinopril, Amlodipine, and
    immediate-release Metformin as permitted by applicable law. Certain
    restrictions apply; see pharmacy for details.)

Publix operates more than 1,000 pharmacies in six states in the
Southeast, including five locations within hospitals in Florida. This is
the first pharmacy operating in an outpatient specialty care practice.

About Nemours Children’s Health System

Headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla., Nemours (NAH-mors) is an internationally
recognized children’s health system
that owns and operates the Alfred
I. duPont Hospital for Children
in Wilmington, Del., and the Nemours
Children’s Hospital
in Orlando, along with major pediatric specialty
clinics in Delaware,
Florida, Pennsylvania and New Jersey

Established as The
Nemours Foundation
through the legacy and philanthropy of Alfred
I. du Pont
, Nemours offers pediatric clinical
, research,
and prevention
programs to all families in the communities it serves. For more
information, visit

About Publix

Publix is privately owned and operated by its 189,500 employees, with
2015 sales of $32.4 billion. Currently Publix has 1,141 stores in
Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina and North Carolina.
The company has been named one of Fortune’s “100 Best Companies
to Work For in America” for 19 consecutive years. In addition, Publix’s
dedication to superior quality and customer service is recognized among
the top in the grocery business. For more information, visit the
company’s website,


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