Publix Retail Pharmacy Opens Second Location In Nemours Children’s Health System

LAKELAND, Fla.--()--Publix Super Markets is expanding its collaboration with Nemours Children’s Health System to provide retail pharmacy services at Nemours Children’s Specialty Care in Jacksonville, Florida. The pharmacy, which opened today, offers specialized convenience to children, their families and Nemours employees at the outpatient specialty care practice.

“Providing a uniquely satisfying experience is a Nemours core value,” said Michael Erhard, MD, Chief Medical Officer of Nemours Children’s Specialty Care. “Publix’s culture is built on that same value, so we are pleased to have a Publix Pharmacy on our local campus. The services they provide will improve the experience of our patients and families while offering expanded convenience during their visits.”

“We are excited to expand our collaboration with Nemours Children’s Health System,” said Fred Ottolino, Publix vice president of pharmacy operations. “Our pharmacy associates look forward to delivering the level of service that Publix is known for to the children, families, and employees of Nemours Children’s Specialty Care.”

The Publix Pharmacy at Nemours Children’s Specialty Care will bring many enhancements including

  • Operating hours of Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
  • Access to specialty medications for children and employees
  • Access to refills at any Publix pharmacy location
  • Access to certain medications available free through Publix. (These include select antibiotics, Lisinopril, Amlodipine, and immediate-release Metformin as permitted by applicable law. Certain restrictions apply; see pharmacy for details.)

Publix operates more than 1,000 pharmacies in six states in the Southeast, including five locations within hospitals in Florida. This is the first pharmacy operating in an outpatient specialty care practice.

About Nemours Children’s Health System

Headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla., Nemours (NAH-mors) is an internationally recognized children’s health system that owns and operates the Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Del., and the Nemours Children’s Hospital in Orlando, along with major pediatric specialty clinics in Delaware, Florida, Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Established as The Nemours Foundation through the legacy and philanthropy of Alfred I. du Pont, Nemours offers pediatric clinical care, research, education, advocacy and prevention programs to all families in the communities it serves. For more information, visit

About Publix

Publix is privately owned and operated by its 189,500 employees, with 2015 sales of $32.4 billion. Currently Publix has 1,141 stores in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina and North Carolina. The company has been named one of Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For in America” for 19 consecutive years. In addition, Publix’s dedication to superior quality and customer service is recognized among the top in the grocery business. For more information, visit the company’s website,


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Publix Super Markets
Dwaine Stevens, 904-781-8600, ext. 37910