Walgreens to permanently close 4 Louisville locations in November |


LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — Walgreens will completely shut 4 of its Louisville areas subsequent month.

The firm stated its retailer at 4149 Taylor Blvd., close to Bluegrass Avenue between the Beechmont and Hazelwood neighborhoods in southwest Louisville, will shut Nov. 7.

The retailer at 7500 Terry Road, close to Greenwood Road within the Pleasure Ridge Park neighborhood, will shut Nov. 9.

The 700 Algonquin Parkway location, at Taylor Boulevard within the Taylor Berry neighborhood close to Churchill Downs, will shut Nov. 14.

The retailer at 200 East Broadway and South Brook Street in downtown Louisville will shut Nov. 17.

Walgreens cited modifications available in the market and clients’ wants as causes for the closures.

“As we broaden as a pacesetter in healthcare, we’re targeted on finest assembly the wants of sufferers and clients in communities we serve by creating the precise community of shops in the precise areas,” a spokesperson stated in an emailed assertion to WDRB News. “When confronted with the tough activity of closing a selected location, a number of elements are taken into consideration, together with issues just like the dynamics of the native market and modifications within the shopping for habits of our sufferers and clients, for instance.”

The firm stated clients could have their prescriptions despatched to the closest Walgreens, and they are going to be notified of the change.

“In most circumstances, sufferers don’t must take any motion. We robotically switch their pharmacy recordsdata to the closest Walgreens,” the spokesperson’s assertion continued. “Patients obtain discover about any modifications by means of mail and different means to offer particulars about continued entry to their prescriptions and different companies.”

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