Only 15-30 minutes from Times Square, Queens is the largest of the boroughs and boasts the second largest population of the NYC boroughs. It also possesses one of the most diverse communities in New York City. If Queens wasn’t considered a borough of New York, it would be the fourth largest city in the country! With over 2 million residents, it’s a melting pot with varying neighborhoods that are among the richest in culture in the world. (http://www.nycgo.com/articles/neighborhoods-queens and http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Queens,_NY and http://www.nyc.gov/html/ocnyc/html/experience/queens.shtml)
With roots firmly planted in tight-knit ethnic communities speaking 138 different languages, the area is continuously becoming more popular and is drawing both students and young professionals into the fold because of its vast culture, convenience to Manhattan and new residential developments.
In an area that vast and populated, there are a lot of choices if you need to find a pharmacy. There’s a lot to choose from when it comes to pharmacies in New York, so having a little help in the form of BigAppleRx and the BigAppleRx prescription discount card can ease the pressure when you need discount prescription drugs and shop at neighborhood pharmacies in Queens.
A Queens pharmacy is a New York City pharmacy, especially when it comes to BigAppleRx, the City’ of New York’s official prescription discount card. The Card is free and available to everyone living in, working in or visiting NYC, regardless of age, income, citizenship or health insurance status. There are many participating pharmacies in Queens who honor the card, so finding local pharmacies in Queens couldn’t be more convenient, especially since getting the card is simple and no personal information or enrollment is required to use the Card!
You’ll be sure to find a participating pharmacy that honors BigAppleRx, regardless of whether you enjoy the comfort of mom & pop shops like Cross Bay Chemists Corp, Super Value Drugs or Double G Pharmacy or prefer to pick up your discount prescription drugs while purchasing other household needs at larger outlets like Target or Rite Aid.