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Advocates, city look to independent pharmacies to fill access gaps
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Advocates, city look to independent pharmacies to fill access gaps
As big chain pharmacies shutter stores in Boston and across the country, local advocates are looking to independent pharmacy stores and community health centers to fill the gaps that are left behind.
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Walgreens’ closing triggers fears of ‘pharmacy desert’
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Walgreens’ closing triggers fears of ‘pharmacy desert’
Asked about the impact of the closure of a local Walgreens, the roomful of elders at the Vine Street Community Center expressed alarm and concern over access to prescriptions in a city where big drugstore chains are shutting down their outlets in communities of color.
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