M Health Fairview to close 5 pharmacies, cites COVID-19 losses

M Health Fairview stated it expects to lose $250 million this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic..

Maia Anderson –
Wednesday, October 7th, 2020
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In revealing the modifications, M Health Fairview said: “Our nations health system is broken. It is unattainable and unaffordable for a lot of people, and it hasnt developed to satisfy todays care requirements and chances.”.

Patients at the pharmacies that are set to close will receive a letter with directions on how to continue getting their prescriptions, M Health Fairview said.

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M Health Fairview, a Minneapolis-based health system, stated it will shut down 5 of its pharmacies as part of a cost-saving step to offset losses caused by COVID-19..

The drug stores will close by Dec. 1, the health system said..

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The health system is closing its drug stores in Columbia Heights, Lino Lakes, Milaca, Rush City and Zimmerman as well as its Hiawatha drug store in Minneapolis..