Other Services

Prescription Pick-Up

There are three pharmacies in Grinnell: Hy-Vee, Medicap, and Walmart. Student Health and Wellness (SHAW) can give you a ride to and from your pharmacy.

Medicap and Hy-Vee will deliver your prescriptions to SHAW upon request. The first time you pick up a prescription, you will need to visit the pharmacy to put a form of payment on file. Please note that Walmart does not deliver. It is important that you call for your refill a few days before your current prescription runs out.

  • Hy-Vee pharmacy: 641-236-4287
  • Medicap pharmacy: 641-236-3663
  • Walmart pharmacy: 641-236-6333

Transportation

In addition to pharmacies, Student Health and Wellness (SHAW) offers free transportation to your medical/mental health appointments that are in Grinnell. You may call or stop in to schedule a ride. When your appointment is done, call SHAW to be picked up and returned to campus.

If it is after hours and you need a ride to or from a medical appointment or pharmacy in town, you may call Campus Safety at 641-269-4600.

An accessible van is available if your mobility is limited. You will need to call and pre-schedule your transportation 24 hours in advance of your in-town appointment.

Free transportation is not provided to appointments outside Grinnell. However, you may schedule a ride through Facilities Management. The cost is roughly $150 to Des Moines or Iowa City.

People Rides is another option for transportation that requires a small fee. Please visit their Region 6 Planning Commission website.

 

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