D.C. residents confront ‘stark disparities’ in pharmacy access, analysis finds | Curbed DC

June 03, 2019
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On June 3, 2019, Curbed D.C.’s Andrew Giambrone covered the D.C. Policy Center analysis of pharmacy access:

Obtaining medication and other healthcare products at traditional pharmacies appears to be more difficult east of the Anacostia River than west, according to a new report by local think tank D.C. Policy Center (DCPC). Citing 2016 data, DCPC finds that there were just 19 total pharmacies in Wards 7 and 8, compared to more than 125 in the six wards west of the river.

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