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Where do I get Prescriptions during the Coronavirus Pandemic?
Health 01.04.20 

Where do I get Prescriptions During the Coronavirus Pandemic?

Where do I get Prescriptions During the Coronavirus Pandemic?

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to worsen, many people are concerned about how they will be able to complete normal daily tasks such as collecting their prescriptions. This leaves many people asking where do I get prescriptions during the Coronavirus pandemic?

Are Pharmacies Still Open in the Pandemic?

Firstly, are pharmacies open and should you be leaving your house to collect prescriptions?  The answer to both of these questions is yes. Of course, the government knows that people need to continue to receive their medication despite the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, if they didn’t collect their medication this could lead to different types of illnesses increasing and added strain to the NHS on top of the coronavirus.

Although pharmacies are still open as they are key businesses, some people may need to self-isolate as they are showing Covid-19 symptoms or are within the vulnerable category. For these individuals who should not be leaving their homes at all, getting basic necessities such as food and prescriptions can become a very difficult task.

Where can you go During the Coronavirus Pandemic?

The government have told the British public to only leave the house for food, health reasons (medication or doctors’ appointments) or to go to work if you cannot work from home or are a key worker.  You must not meet with others, even your friends or family as you can spread the virus even if you don’t have any symptoms.

Where do I get Prescriptions during the Coronavirus Pandemic?

If you are self-isolating and unable to visit your local pharmacy due to the coronavirus, there are free online services such as RXLive that deliver your prescriptions and any other medication required completely free of charge.

RXLive are like any other pharmacy, however, they offer a free online (or app) prescription delivery service that is completely free in order to alleviate some of the stress on local pharmacies and the NHS,  as services such as RXLive are encouraging more people to stay indoors and stop the spread of the virus.

How Does Online Prescription Ordering Work?

To get your prescription delivered completely free, all you have to do is sign-up to the service here – it takes less than 1 minute! Once you have been approved as an RXLive patient, you can use the online ordering platform to order your prescription with just a few clicks.  Then, you can sit back and relax, our dedicated pharmacy team will prepare your order and have your medication sent out within 48 hours. RXLive also have dedicated pharmacists ready to chat at all times.

Please note, RXLive is growing exceptionally fast as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).  We are dispensing and dispatching medicine, but our team is very busy so please bear with us. It may take up to 48 hours longer for your medicine to arrive. Please only contact us if your query is urgent during this time. Due to some stock shortages, we are shipping orders even if an item is missing, you will get an owing note and receive any items out of stock once it arrives.


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