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UK Retail Pharmacy Hours Altered for July 4

Photo by Tim Webb
Photo by Tim Webb

LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 30, 2022) — In observance of Independence Day, hours at some University of Kentucky retail pharmacy locations will change on Monday, July 4.

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 UK system, regardless of which location the prescription was routed to.

UK Good Samaritan Retail Pharmacy will be open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, July 4. The pharmacy is located just off the main entrance of UK Good Samaritan Hospital. Free short-term parking is available in the marked spaces near the hospital entrance.

The following locations will be closed Monday, July 4:

  • Kentucky Clinic Pharmacy, first floor, Kentucky Clinic building
  • Turfland Clinic Pharmacy, UK HealthCare – Turfland
  • Bluegrass Clinic Pharmacy, 3101 Beaumont Centre Circle (closed weekends)
  • University Health Service Pharmacy – first floor, UHS Building (closed weekends)
  • UK Pharmacist Care vaccination clinic, 245 Fountain Court (closed weekends)

Meds to Beds will operate from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Chandler and Good Samaritan.

Reach any pharmacy locations by calling toll-free 1-833-333-UKRx (8579). Learn more about UK Retail Pharmacy locations and services by visiting

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