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UK Good Samaritan Retail Pharmacy reopens Feb. 1

Photo by UK HealthCare Brand Strategy
Photo by UK HealthCare Brand Strategy

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Jan. 31, 2024) — UK Good Samaritan Retail Pharmacy will reopen Thursday, Feb. 1, after a temporary closure due to an electrical fire on Jan. 11. 

The pharmacy can be reached via the main entrance of UK Good Samaritan Hospital and will resume regular hours: Monday-Friday 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Saturday-Sunday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

Any patient who transferred their prescriptions to another pharmacy during the closure may transfer them back to Good Samaritan Retail Pharmacy via our easy online form, or by calling the pharmacy at 859-218-4777 or toll free 833-333-UKRx (8579)

Thank you to our patients and customers for your patience and support during this incident. 

We’d also like to thank everyone from UK HealthCare Pharmacy Services and UK Good Samaritan Hospital who provided assistance during this time. 

UK Good Samaritan Retail Pharmacy is open to everyone and accepts most insurance plans. 

With eight locations throughout Lexington – both on campus and off – UK Retail Pharmacies are committed to providing you with the best possible care and service. Seven locations are open to everyone and one, the Bluegrass Clinic Pharmacy in Beaumont, is open to UK employees and patients of the UK Bluegrass Care Clinic. 

Visit to see a full list of UK Retail Pharmacies locations and services. Questions? Call toll-free 833-333-UKRx (8579). Reach Good Samaritan Retail Pharmacy directly at 859-218-4777.


UK HealthCare is the hospitals and clinics of the University of Kentucky. But it is so much more. It is more than 10,000 dedicated health care professionals committed to providing advanced subspecialty care for the most critically injured and ill patients from the Commonwealth and beyond. It also is the home of the state’s only National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, a Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit that cares for the tiniest and sickest newborns, the region’s only Level 1 trauma center and Kentucky’s top hospital ranked by U.S. News & World Report.

As an academic research institution, we are continuously pursuing the next generation of cures, treatments, protocols and policies. Our discoveries have the potential to change what’s medically possible within our lifetimes. Our educators and thought leaders are transforming the health care landscape as our six health professions colleges teach the next generation of doctors, nurses, pharmacists and other health care professionals, spreading the highest standards of care. UK HealthCare is the power of advanced medicine committed to creating a healthier Kentucky, now and for generations to come.