Hartig Drug offers update on COVID-19 response


GALENA–Hartig Drug monitoring federal, state and local health official notifications and instructions to help provide medications timely and execute on any COVID-19 response and actions needed by these public health officials.

Hartig Drug has taken the following steps to ensure the safety of our communities:

•Enhanced and exhaustive cleaning procedures for all store locations that align with the Centers of Disease Control (CDC) guidelines.

•Directed all employees to screen their temperature daily and also undergo temperature monitoring on-site at the pharmacy at the start of each shift.

•Requested all sick individuals, for any reason, to stay out of the physical location. Drive-thru is strongly encouraged where available. Hartig’s is also offering free delivery, drive-thru, mail-out and curbside-pick up service to all patients and consumers.

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Call your Hartig Drug pharmacy (815-777-2700 in Galena) to arrange for this service, over-the-counter product requests and payment. Health care providers can also include method of delivery on your prescription notes and directions as necessary.

•Staff have been advised to rigorously enforce social distancing standards, signage is posted in all locations and our staff have used tape to visually demonstrate appropriate distancing of six feet.

•Suspended signature requirements on prescription pick-up and deliveries.

•Increased supply of essential products for our customers at the same price margins with o price gouging. The prices and mark-up today are the same as they have been over this last several months with exception to price increases due to supplier price changes.

•Ensured adequate drug supply of finished form and active pharmacy ingredient products.

•Contingency plans are in place for employees that may become ill (for any reason) which also included revised sick leave policies for employees and family members aligned with applicable laws.