Prescription discount cards offered to Cleveland County residents

Cleveland County commissioners are partnering with the National Association of Counties to offer a prescription drug discount card to insured and uninsured residents.
by Jane Glenn Cannon Modified: September 4, 2012 at 10:06 pm •  Published: September 5, 2012
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Cleveland County commissioners have announced a new program to help residents deal with the high cost of prescription medicines.

Through a Partnership with the National Association of Counties, the FREE Prescription Discount Card program provides a card that can save consumers an average of 24 percent off the retail price of prescription drugs, Commissioner Rod Cleveland said.

The free discount cards can be used by all Cleveland County residents, regardless of age, income or existing health coverage, including residents who do not have insurance and people with prescriptions not covered by insurance, Cleveland said.

The card also can be used on some pet medications, he said.

Where to get them

The Prescription Discount Cards are available at the county

• Cleveland County courthouse

• Cleveland County fairgrounds

• Norman, Moore or Noble chambers of commerce

• Food for Friends

• Habitat for Humanity-Norman

• Norman, Moore, Noble and Oklahoma City public libraries

• Norman Regional Hospital

• Cleveland County Health Department

• Mission Norman

• Lexington Public Schools

• Noble Health Care Center

• Maguire Farm Store

• Health for Friends

• City halls in Norman, Moore, Noble, Slaughterville and Lexington.

For more information on the prescription card program, call the commissioners' office at 366-0200 or (877) 321-2652.

To locate the nearest participating pharmacy, go to www.caremark.com/naco.


by Jane Glenn Cannon
Senior Reporter
A native of Oklahoma, Jane Glenn Cannon is an award-winning reporter who has covered everything from crime, courts and government to entertainment and features. She wrote a popular personal column for many years. She is a former associate writer...
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