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Pharmacy Services provides medications and products for the care and treatment of various medical conditions (see information below) at a reduced, nominal, or zero cost according to program guidelines, local ordinances purchasing contracts, or other initiatives/ situations.

Medication is provided by prescription only from our two fully operational, licensed pharmacy locations which are located in a Florida Department of Health in Broward County Health Center (Hughes Health Center and Fort Lauderdale Health Center).

Please call 954-467-4875 (press 0) or see below for specific information regarding locations, directions, and hours of operation and phone numbers.

Pharmacy services are available to all eligible clients of the Florida Department of Health in Broward County.


Medications are provided for the following health conditions and programs:

1 Anti-Epileptic Drug Program  Opens a new browser34 kb "Currently Closed to new Patients"

• Eligibility Information  Opens a new browser37 kb

• Free Prescription Drug Card that provides %30 - 75% off meds Opens a new browser99 kb

2 Dental Program 

3 Family Planning Program

Hepatitis immunization program (pre exposure) 

5 HIVAIDS.  The Florida Department of Health in Broward County is the lead agency for Broward County HIV/AIDS Medications, serving patients of various clinics and private physicians alike via the State of Florida AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP)  and the Broward County Ryan White Part A medication program  (Broward Regional Health Planning Council).

Funding from Ryan White Part A and Part B and State AIDS Patient Care enable the pharmacy to provide pharmaceutical care for eligible patients living with HIV/AIDS in a culturally diverse, confidential and sensitive manner. 

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Pediatric medications are available only at the Hughes Health Center Pharmacy at the Paul Hughes Health Center in Pompano Beach. These medications are for Broward Health Clinic Clients.

Public Health Preparedness. Pharmacy Services works in close collaboration with local, state, and federal programs regarding Public Health Preparedness.

Sharps Collection Program. The pharmacy also functions as a point of contact for the community Sharps Collection Program. For information on the Sharps Collection Program, please click here: Sharp Collection Program Opens a new browser20 KB  FDA Launches Website on Safe Disposal of Used Needles and Other "Sharps" Opens a new browser

10 Public Health situations or conditions (Ex: meningitis, Hepatitis A- post exposure) by which our pharmacy may be able to provide prescription medication(s).  

11 Rabies Vaccine program (pre and post exposure)

12 Sexually Transmitted Diseases Program

13 Tuberculosis Program

14 Vaccines For Children (VFC) Immunization program 


Pharmacist counseling and drug information is provided to all patients (including the community at large).




   Pharmacy Schedules

Fort Lauderdale Health Center
2421 SW 6th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale FL 33315
(954) 467-4875 and press ZERO


Day Open Close Comments
Monday 11:00 am 8:00 pm  
Tuesday 8:30 am 5:00 pm  
Wednesday 8:30 am 5:00 pm  
Thursday 8:30 am 5:00 pm  
 * Friday 8:30 am 5:00 pm


* Open 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm on the second and fourth Friday of each month

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 Paul Hughes Health Center
205 NW 6th Avenue, Pompano Beach, FL 33060
(954) 467-4700 Ext: 3515

Day Open Close Comments
Monday 8:30 am 5 pm Closed 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am 8 pm Closed 3 pm - 4 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am 5 pm Closed 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Thursday 8:30 am 5 pm Closed 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
* Friday 8:30 am 5 pm Closed 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
* Open 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm on the second and fourth Friday of each month



Automated Telephone System Features (954) 467-4875 

Instructions in English, Spanish, or French

Refill prescriptions 24 hours/day - 7 days/week

Check on the status of a refilled prescription 24 hours/day - 7 days/week

Gives the details of all pharmacies

hours of operation


Transfers the call to the pharmacy staff during hours of operation

Proper Disposal of Unwanted Medications

How to Dispose of Unwanted Medications Opens a new browser

New FDA Web Page Lists Disposal Instructions for Select Medicines  Opens a new browser14kb

Disposal of Unused Medicines: What You Should Know Opens a new browser

Medication Disposal: Questions and Answers Opens a new browser

How to Dispose of Unused Medicines Consumer article Opens a new browser

DEA Nationwide Prescription Drug Take-Back Initiative Opens a new browser

Proper disposal of fentanyl patches is critical to prevent accidental exposure
The Institute for Safe Medication Practices National Alert Network (NAN) Alert (4/25/2012
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Note:  Performance outcome and financial data that is published by the Agency for Health Care Administration is available electronically from Opens a new browser



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