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UK HealthCare announces Thanksgiving holiday hours for Retail Pharmacy locations

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 23, 2022) — In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday this week, hours at some UK Retail Pharmacy locations will change. As always, Chandler Retail Pharmacy will remain open for the holiday. The pharmacy is open 24 hours a day every day and NEVER CLOSES. Chandler Retail Pharmacy is located on the first floor of Chandler Pavilion A behind the gift shop. Staff at Chandler Retail Pharmacy can access all prescriptions in the Retail Pharmacy system, regardless of which location the prescription was routed to.

  • The Apothecary, at UK Gatton Student Center, will be open 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 23, and then will be closed Thursday and Friday.
  • UK Good Samaritan Retail Pharmacy, located just off the main entrance of UK Good Samaritan Hospital, will be closed Thanksgiving Day, but will be open 7 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday, Nov. 25.
  • UK Fountain Court Retail Pharmacy, 245 Fountain Court, will be closed Thanksgiving Day, but will be open 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday.
  • Kentucky Clinic Pharmacy, University Health Service Pharmacy, Turfland Retail Pharmacy and Bluegrass Clinic Pharmacy will be closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 24-25.
  • The UK PharmacistCare Clinic, 245 Fountain Court Room 220, will also be closed Thursday and Friday.
  • Meds to Beds will operate from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. at Chandler and Good Samaritan. Both will have normal hours on Friday, Nov. 25.

Reach any of the pharmacy locations by calling toll-free at 833-333-UKRx (8579). You can also learn more about each of the locations and services by visiting

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