UK Retail Pharmacies offer same-day, one-stop testing and treatment for flu
LEXINGTON, Ky. (Dec. 21, 2022) — As various illnesses continue to spread throughout the area, health providers are still seeing large numbers of flu cases. If you are feeling sick and think it could be the flu, University of Kentucky Retail Pharmacies are hoping to make getting tested and treated as easy as possible by creating a one-stop shop. Get a test and if it is positive, leave with the medication you need. Beginning Dec. 22, UK Retail Pharmacies will offer same-day appointments for its one-stop testing and treatment service.
Flu, strep and COVID service is available at the Kentucky Clinic, Gatton Student Center and Fountain Court locations*. UTI service is available at the Kentucky Clinic location only. UTI service is open to women age 18-64 with a history of UTIs and no unusual symptoms.
UK Retail Pharmacies are open to everyone. Make an appointment here. (After clicking, choose Pharmacy, then Point-of-Care Testing.)
*Please note: these UK Retail Pharmacies locations will have adjusted hours in observance of the Christmas and New Year's holidays:
The Apothecary at Gatton Student Center
Dec. 21-23: Open 7:30 a.m.–4 p.m.
Dec. 24-Jan. 2: Closed
Kentucky Clinic Pharmacy
Dec. 24: Open 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
Dec. 25: Closed
Dec. 26: Open 7:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
Dec. 31: Open 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
Jan. 1: Closed
Jan. 2: Open 7:30 a.m.–9 p.m.
Fountain Court Retail Pharmacy
Dec. 24: Open 8 a.m.–6 p.m.
Dec. 25: Closed
Dec. 26: Open 8 a.m.–6 p.m.
Dec. 31: Open 8 a.m.–6 p.m.
Jan. 1: Open 8 a.m.–6 p.m.
Jan. 2: Open 8 a.m.–6 p.m.
Visit ukpharmacy.org or call toll-free 833-333-UKRx (8579) for more information.
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