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New UK Retail Pharmacy set to open inside Gatton Student Center

The UK Apothecary will be the seventh UK Retail Pharmacy location. Photo by Mark Cornelison | UK Photo
The new UK Apothecary will be located just inside the entrance to the Gatton Student Center facing South Limestone. Photo by Pete Comparoni | UKphoto
Gatton Student Center on June 9, 2021. Photo by Pete Comparoni | UKphoto

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 30, 2022) — The UK Apothecary, the newest UK Retail Pharmacy location, opens Monday, Oct. 3, on the ground floor of the University of Kentucky Gatton Student Center near the food court. This will be the seventh UK Retail Pharmacy location.

Hours for the Apothecary will be 7:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday-Friday.

All UK Retail Pharmacies are open to everyone — UK employees, students and the public — and accept most insurance plans.

The pharmacies offer prescriptions, vaccinations, over-the-counter items and more, and UK Health Plans members receive half off most copays (up to $60). Mail delivery is available on most prescriptions.

To transfer a prescription from an outside pharmacy to the UK Apothecary, call toll-free 833-333-UKRx (8579).

For more information on UK Retail Pharmacy locations, hours and services, visit

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