Gloucester Walmart held a ribbon cutting Tuesday morning to celebrate the opening of its new HIV-focused specialty pharmacy. Walmart will now offer affordable specialized services for the prevention, medication and treatment of HIV. Customers will also have access to assistance for applying for other services and resources.
Services the pharmacy has been offering will continue to be available. Gloucester Walmart pharmacist Virginia Walker said the opening of the specialty pharmacy represents an expansion, with its existing services remaining unchanged.
During the ribbon cutting, Walmart store manager Rick Helton also awarded donations to several local organizations.
A donation of $5,000 was given to the Gloucester Sheriff’s Office for the Shop With A Cop program. The Gloucester Mathews Care Clinic received $1,000. Botetourt Elementary School received a $1,000 donation. Bay Aging was given a $500 donation.
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