March 21, 2023

ARcare buys Polk Pharmacy in England

Augusta-based ARcare has acquired Polk Pharmacy in England, Arkansas. Phrases of the non-public transaction weren’t disclosed.

Owned by Scott Polk since 1992 when he bought Danley Drug, the pharmacy shall be renamed ARcare Pharmacy throughout the first quarter of 2023. ARcare will add a Doc’s Soda Shoppe to the placement by summer time of 2023.

Polk has accepted a place with ARcare as senior vp of retail pharmacy.

“I’d wish to thank the folks of England and surrounding communities for the unimaginable assist they’ve proven to me and my household over time,” he mentioned. “Being a pharmacist in my hometown has been the chance of a lifetime, and I’ll eternally cherish the reminiscences and friendships. Because the pharmacy transitions to the ARcare community, and I be part of the ARcare staff, I’m assured sufferers will obtain the identical excessive customary of care and high quality service that they’ve come to count on.”

“We’re thrilled to broaden our neighborhood pharmacy community to England,” mentioned Talmage J. Whitehead, president of ARcare. “It’s a beautiful neighborhood and has been served by some fabulous pharmacists over its historical past. That won’t change. We count on the neighborhood of England to obtain the identical nice service because it has for many years. We hope to serve extra folks in England and the encompassing space as we reside our mission to supply well being for all.”

ARcare is a 40-year previous healthcare group with 75 clinics all through the tri-state service space of Arkansas, Mississippi and Kentucky.

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