New pharmacy coming to DeKalb

Source: John C. Stennis Hospital

DeKALB, Miss. (WTOK) - Proxsys Rx, in collaboration with Rush Health Systems, is opening a new pharmacy in DeKalb at John C. Stennis Hospital.

Stennis Community Pharmacy says it will provide high quality personal service to Kemper County.
 
The only pharmacy in Kemper County, Fred's, closed in October, making the closest pharmacy at least 30 miles away in Meridian or Philadelphia.

“The healthcare needs in the communities we serve remain our number one focus; providing timely and convenient access to care is vital to
meeting those needs," said Larkin Kennedy, president/CEO of Rush Health Systems. "These expanded pharmacy services fill a critical
community need and further Rush’s mission of providing quality medical care, innovation, and service to others.”

"Patients who are in the hospital will have access to a new option in
pharmacy service,” added Scott Vincent, administrator of John C. Stennis Memorial Hospital.

Rush has already partnered with Proxsys in Meridian.