The Williamstown Apothecary, a new retail pharmacy in Williamstown, will open on Wednesday, Aug. 19.

The Williamstown Apothecary is a collaboration between Berkshire Health Systems and Williams College that will expand access to prescriptions, over-the-counter medications and many other products, in close proximity to the Williams campus. p.m.

The Williamstown Apothecary will be operated by Berkshire Health Systems through its Berkshire Community Pharmacy, as a full retail pharmacy with access to prescription medications and over-the-counter pharmaceuticals, including an automated system allowing for pick-up of prescriptions and select over-the-counter medications after-hours.

The Williamstown Apothecary carries a variety of vitamins, supplements and medications that are common to pharmacies, but also has several items of interest to the college community. The Apothecary has a selection of herbal medications and teas, flower essence tinctures, a line of high quality skin care products, local organic hand-made soaps, and essential oils and diffusers, among other items of interest.

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