Supercare Pharmacy for Traralgon

The Latrobe Valley will get its own Supercare Pharmacy from 30 June which will open 24-hours-a-day, with a nurse on site from 6pm-10pm daily.

The Traralgon Chemist Warehouse pharmacy, will provide healthcare and advice from pharmacists and nurses late at night.

Supercare Pharmacies provide round-the-clock access to pharmacists for advice, supply of medicines and dispensing prescriptions.  A nurse is on site from 6pm to 10pm to provide face to face health advice and treatment for minor injuries or illness.

The free nursing service also assists with wound management, physical assessment, flu and whooping cough immunisations, health screening, sexual advice and referrals to other services.

This is the latest seven of Supercare Pharmacies opened across the state after the first five were opened in July last year and have since had more than 50,000 people visit late at night between 10pm and 7am.

Supercare Pharmacies do not replace doctors or the need to visit an emergency department.