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LAKELAND, Fla., Sept. 21, 2020 — This morning, Publix Pharmacy opened a full-service pharmacy in Halifax Health Medical Center in Daytona Beach, Florida. The pharmacy will provide prescription and over-the-counter medications for patients, visitors and Halifax Health team members.

“Publix Pharmacy is excited to begin serving the community at Halifax Health,” Publix Vice President of Pharmacy Dain Rusk said. “Halifax Health’s mission to deliver the best health care possible aligns with our culture of providing premier service to every customer who visits one of our pharmacies. Our Publix Pharmacy team is ready to care for patients at Halifax Health by providing the ease and comfort of bedside prescription delivery and the option of home delivery after discharge.”

“We are pleased to collaborate with Publix Pharmacy to provide our patients access to their medications in the most efficient and timely manner,” said Halifax Health President and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Feasel. “Publix and Halifax Health are both striving to lead our industries in providing exceptional patient and guest experiences every day. Now, when patients leave the hospital or emergency department, they will easily be able to obtain their medication. We know convenience helps drive better health outcomes, and this pharmacy program provides that convenience.”

In addition to medications, the pharmacy offers personal care products and convenience items like snacks. Publix Pharmacy is also the exclusive pharmacy provider for the Halifax Health team member benefit plan.

With today’s opening, Publix Pharmacy operates 14 in-hospital pharmacies in Florida. The company continues to look for collaboration opportunities throughout its seven-state operating area.