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Here’s why you should choose Forest Heights Pharmacy?

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Here’s why you should choose Forest Heights Pharmacy?

The staff at Forest Heights Pharmacy

               Ben Ross, pharmacist and owner of Forest Heights Pharmacy, is often asked why people should choose Forest Heights over a chain pharmacy.
        While there are many reasons to list, here are just a few:
        Easy access to your pharmacist is important and something Ben and his team work hard to provide. You can and should expect your pharmacist to be both accessible and knowledgeable.
        Long wait times at the national chain pharmacies is a common complaint. In fact, Consumer Reports states that, nationally, only 7 percent of customers at independent pharmacies reported that a prescription wasn't ready when promised during the last 12 months; just 4 percent complained of long waits. At pharmacy chains, 19 percent found a prescription wasn't ready and 21 percent had long wait times.
        Another complaint is that often medications they need are out of stock at the big box pharmacies. As a group, independent pharmacies like Forest Heights are more likely than other types of pharmacies to restock a drug later that same day or the next.
        Do you need delivery?
        Independent pharmacies are still your best bet for anytime delivery. Forest Heights has an extensive delivery area in Bulloch County to meet the needs of customers.
        Customers often put up with long wait times and less access to the pharmacist because they assume the big pharmacies are cheaper. In general, however, Consumer Reports found lower out of pocket prices at independents than at big pharmacy chains. Of course, if you have health insurance and have met your deductible, the copay is usually the same regardless of the pharmacy.
        Forest Heights Pharmacy believes it is important to focus on preventive care. Many people don't realize the array of immunizations available at local pharmacies. Forest Heights offers a variety of vaccines and has an immunization protocol that allows you to get vaccines for the flu, pneumonia and shingles without a prescription. They will file for vaccinations with your insurance carrier, just like a doctor's office does. Plans cover many vaccines with no co-pay, so you may not even be charged.
        Do you ever forget to take your medications?
        Forest Heights Pharmacy will put your pills in blister packs so you can tell at a glance if a dose has been taken. They also offer compounding or custom-mixing services to tailor medication for individual patients. They can make a medication without a certain dye for a patient with an allergy, for example, or create a liquid version of a drug for a patient who has trouble swallowing pills.
        Do you need personalized service?
        If you value personal service, Forest Heights Pharmacy is the way to go. Consumer Reports confirms that independent pharmacies score the highest in every area of customer service. At least 90 percent rated "excellent" or "very good" in speed and accuracy, courtesy and helpfulness, and pharmacists' knowledge. No other big chain pharmacy came close.
        Changing pharmacies isn't difficult at all. Ben Ross and his team are happy to handle the transfer. It's as easy as picking up the phone and telling them you would like to switch.
        Ben Ross and the Forest Heights Pharmacy team would love to be your pharmacist and your partner in health. Call Ben today at (912) 489-7979 or visit him at Forest Heights located at 4439 Country Club Road off the bypass. Ben and his team work with you in making your pharmacy experience the best it can be.

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