The Metro Health Department Pharmacy is located on the first floor near the main entrance of the Lentz Public Health Center located at 2500 Charlotte Avenue in Nashville.
The retail part of the pharmacy is only available to Project Access Nashville clients who have registered through the Project Access Nashville program. These clients receive medical services at local community clinics that serve uninsured residents of Davidson County based on income. This pharmacy has a limited formulary for patients and the cost for a 30-day supply of each filled prescription has a maximum cost of $7.
The Pharmacy maintains an additional unique formulary for Homeless patients only. Special consideration is given for the cost of the drug for the Homeless. Prescribers please call of details on our Homeless formulary. Medications are only filled for one month at a time.
The Project Access Nashville Pharmacy is open Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. It is closed for lunch from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. on those specified days. Call 615-340-5323 for questions and the 24 hour/7 days a week refill line. Most medications on the general formulary are for blood pressure maintenance; diabetes management; cholesterol management, and treatment of depression.
The pharmacy is licensed as a retail pharmacy for Project Access Nashville medications as well as a redistribution center for medications dispensed at the various Health Department clinics. The clinic pharmacy is responsible for procurement, storage and distribution of medications for the Lentz Clinic, East Clinic, STD Clinic, Lentz Dental Clinic, TB Clinic, Woodbine Clinic and also assists other Metro Departments in drug procurement. It also participates in the TB drug study trials with Vanderbilt University and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.