An Update from Rite Aid's president and chief executive officer

At Rite Aid, keeping our communities and associates healthy is at the center of what we do. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, I wanted to provide an update about how we're working to make that happen.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) tips

While we’re concerned about the recent developments surrounding COVID-19 (coronavirus), we’re also confident that staying informed and hygienic are the best ways to protect yourself, your family and your community. Because the situation changes daily, we encourage you to routinely check this site for important health and safety updates.

Have questions about your medications or care?

Our healthcare professionals and pharmacists are available to talk 24/7 at 1-800-Rite Aid or through a live chat.

Go to the CDC’s website for more ways to protect yourself and your loved ones


Stay informed

 Due to high demand, orders may be delayed

Due to significant increase in demand some orders may take several weeks to deliver. We significantly increased our staffing levels to fill online orders faster. We also established online purchase limits on certain items to ensure that the most products are available to the greatest number of customers. Please know if you order online, we will reserve those items specifically for you and will deliver them as soon as possible. If you need items sooner, please check your local store for availability. We appreciate your patience and understanding as we continue to work on replenishing merchandise and fulfilling orders.

What you need to know about Coronavirus

What is coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)?

Coronavirus is a respiratory illness that can spread from person to person. The virus that causes COVID-19 is a novel coronavirus that was first identified during an investigation into an outbreak in Wuhan, China.

What are the symptoms of COVID-19?

Patients have experienced mild to severe respiratory illness with symptoms of fever, cough and/or shortness of breath.

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If you need to visit a Rite Aid store and you have been diagnosed with Coronavirus (COVID-19) or exhibit symptoms, PLEASE CALL AHEAD,

so we can properly serve you and reduce the potential spread of the virus in the community.  You can also use our drive thru or FREE delivery service. Ask your pharmacist.

How We Can Help

Get a Flu Shot

It’s not too late to get flu shot! Immunizations for lung infections, like flu and pneumonia, are incredibly important for those with a weakened immune system. *

Download Our App

Use our app to refill prescriptions and know when your prescription is ready.

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90-Day Prescription Refills

Switch from filling your prescriptions every 30 days to every 90 days and you’ll get the added convenience of making less trips to the Pharmacy.

How to help prevent the spread of germs

Follow the CDC’s helpful guide to protect yourself and your loved ones:

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Avoid close contact with people who are sick.

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Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.

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Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.


Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.


Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care.

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Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.

Simple Ways to Protect Yourself from Coronavirus

One of the most important ways to avoid coronavirus is to wash your hands

  • Wet your hands with clean water and soap.

  • Make sure to scrub the backs of your hands, between your fingers and under your nails.

  • Scrub for at least 20 seconds. Need a timer? Hum the “Happy Birthday” song from beginning to end twice.

  • Rinse your hands with clean water.

  • Dry your hands with a clean towel or air dry them.

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