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Our businesses: Daniel Pharmacy

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John Daniel III, left, his father John Daniel, and sister, Mary Kay Daniel, pose at Daniel Pharmacy. The pharmacy is owned and operated by John Daniel and wife, Margo. John Daniel III is a pharmacist and co-owner. Mary Kay Daniel runs Mary Kay Gifts and Home Decor next to the pharmacy.

What is the full name of your business?

Daniel Pharmacy; Mary Kay’s Gifts and Home Decor

Where is it located?

1114 Central Ave.

When was it founded?

May 15, 1963

Who are the key leaders?

John Daniel, pharmacist/manager; Margo Daniel, vice president; John Daniel III, pharmacist-in-charge; Lisa Flaherty, compliance officer; Teresa Doyle, clinical pharmacist; Katie Schelle, home health care manager; Mary Kay Daniel, gift shop manager.

How many people does it employ?

10 full-time and six part-time

What products and services do you provide?

Prescriptions, compound special medications, A1c testing, compression leg and foot wear, home health aids, diabetic shoes, gifts, Merle Norman cosmetics, immunizations.

What are you doing differently to serve customers during the pandemic?

Curbside pickup, plexiglass barrier, distancing spots marked on the floor and no contact delivery.

What is the biggest challenge your business has overcome recently?

This COVID-19 has been the latest big challenge, but our pharmacy is all about challenges and changing times. Some of the more significant things: typewriters to computers – 1985, ScriptPro robot – 2000. The importance of immunizations and expansion of our responsibility.

What is the biggest success your business has experienced recently?

Our most important part of our pharmacy is having team members that care about customers/patients.

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