Peoria Health Center pharmacy

Vinay Sawant, retail pharmacy services regional retail director; Ted Shimon, Banner Family Pharmacy – Peoria manager; and Mike Young, Banner Family Pharmacy senior director, welcome customers at the grand opening of the pharmacy at Peoria Health Center.

A new retail pharmacy opened June 6 at Peoria Health Center, 13640 N. Plaza Del Rio Blvd. Conveniently located within the facility, Banner Family Pharmacy offers patients the option of filling prescribed medications before leaving their appointments.

The Banner Family Pharmacy is in the main lobby of the health center, in the space formerly occupied by a Walgreens pharmacy. The pharmacy will be open 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, closed on Saturday and Sunday. Expert pharmacists provide one-on-one education and personal therapy consultation. The pharmacy will also sell over-the-counter medications and personal hygiene items. Most insurance plans are accepted, including Blue Advantage.

“Banner Family Pharmacy offers competitive pricing, prescriptions filled on site, personalized consultation and education, access to Banner Health pharmacy experts and more,” said Mike Young, retail pharmacy services senior director. “Transferring current prescription medications to Banner Family Pharmacy is easy.”

To transfer a prescription:

• Obtain the prescription number or medication name from your current prescription

• Obtain the phone number for the pharmacy that last filled your prescription

• Call Banner Family Pharmacy at the Peoria Health Center at 623-465-6090, or complete the Patient Information Form and fax it to the pharmacy at 623-465-6085

Headquartered in Arizona, Banner Health is one of the largest nonprofit health care systems in the country and is in seven states: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Nebraska, Nevada and Wyoming. For more information, visit www.BannerHealth.com.