Equitas Well being to open Quick North pharmacy in 2023

Equitas Well being to open Quick North pharmacy in 2023

Equitas Well being plans to transform a vacant constructing within the Quick North right into a pharmacy that may probably open subsequent summer time.

Final December, the LGBTQ well being supplier bought the single-story, 1,800-square-foot property at 1015 N. Excessive St. for about $3 million, according to Franklin County Auditor records.

The brand new pharmacy will probably be subsequent to Equitas’ Quick North medical middle at 1033 N. Excessive St.

Having a separate facility will permit Equitas to serve extra sufferers, mentioned Nick Saltsman, the corporate’s interim chief pharmacy officer.

“We actually need to attempt to handle any sufferers who want our pharmacy providers, whether or not they use the medical middle or not,” Saltsman mentioned.

“The Quick North location is our oldest location, however there’s nonetheless lots of people in that space who don’t understand now we have an open-door neighborhood pharmacy. So, we’re considering by shifting it out into that location, it’s actually going to open it as much as plenty of different folks.”

A look at the site of Equitas Health's forthcoming Short North pharmacy at 1015 N. High St.

One in every of Columbus’ largest nonprofits, Equitas has about 500 staff, and serves sufferers with HIV/AIDS at amenities in Ohio and Texas. The group additionally affords major care, dentistry, psychological well being providers and extra.

Its pharmacies in Cincinnati, Dayton and King-Lincoln/Bronzeville are related to its medical facilities. Along with being the group’s first free-standing pharmacy in Ohio, the brand new Quick North operation would be the first to supply a drive-thru.

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