SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- During these challenging economic times, Stater Bros. Supermarkets remain committed to the health and well-being of its customers. Beginning September 30, all 28 conveniently located Stater Bros. Super Rx Pharmacies throughout Southern California will offer a free 14-day supply of selected antibiotics, including refills, to anyone with or without health insurance coverage who presents a prescription.
Eight different classes of antibiotics are available, which include:
"Stater Bros. realizes that the current economic environment coupled with climbing health insurance rates have made access to crucial medication difficult for many of our customers," stated Jack H. Brown, Stater Bros. Chairman and CEO. "As the only Supermarket Chain in Southern California to offer this program free of charge, Stater Bros. is doing all that we can to ensure accessible and affordable health care to our valued customers."
Stater Bros. is also committed to affordable health care through the Company's $4 Generic Prescription Program. Over 300 commonly prescribed medications are $4 for a 30 day supply or $10 for a 90 day supply.
Stater Bros. was founded in 1936 in Yucaipa, California, and has grown steadily through the years to become the largest privately owned Supermarket Chain in Southern California and the largest private employer in both San Bernardino County and Riverside County, with annual sales in 2008 of $3.74 billion. Last year, Stater Bros. contributed over $15 million in support of nonprofit organizations in the communities it serves, with an emphasis on worthy programs that benefit hunger relief, health and nutrition, and education. The Company currently operates 167 Supermarkets, and there are over 19,000 members of the Stater Bros. "Family" of Employees.
STATER BROS. MARKETS...SERVING SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA FAMILIES FOR OVER 73 YEARS
Contact: Susan Atkinson Vice President Corporate Affairs Stater Bros. Markets (909) 733-5038
SOURCE Stater Bros.
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