SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Twin City Pharmacy and Surgical of South Plainfield now offers the convenience, security, and reliability of an app. Through the PocketRX app – available to Apple and Android users – customers can renew prescriptions, set reminders to take medications, select pickup or delivery, and stay up-to-date with daily health care news right from their phone and/or tablet. 

“Everyone is busy. This app will allow them access to us after hours. Prescriptions will immediately be entered into our system and go into the queue for us to fill, which will speed up the process,” said Twin City’s Linda Chiu, PharmD, adding, “Customers will not have to wait for us to open in the morning or sit through the prompts when they call us.” 

According to Chiu, customers who utilize the app will still receive the same personal, one-on-one attention Twin City prides itself on offering. “We will call them once the prescription is ready or to let them know if there are any issues,” she said. 

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The app, along with the launch of new user friendly and updated website in the coming weeks, said Chiu, is just one other way Twin City is dedicated to its customers. “Here, we treat every customer like family while also staying competitive and providing the most convenient service.”

The PocketRX app can be downloaded from the Apple Store or Google Play; enter zip code ‘07080’ and select Twin City from the options. 

A staple in the community since 1972, Twin City is the area’s only full-service pharmacy and surgical supply. In addition to prescriptions and vaccinations, the family-run and owned business offers durable medical equipment, surgical and wound care, ostomy/continence care, respiratory care, diabetic management, enteral feeding supplies and orthopedics as well as breast pumps. 

Twin City installs portable ramps and provides medication and equipment to hospice and home care patients.  The pharmacy also accepts worker’s compensation, select Medicare and most insurance plans.

“Our goal is to cater to those who want to recover from illnesses and age in place in the comfort of their own homes,” said Sandy Cassio, who runs Twin City with her cousin Tom Cassio and brother-in-law Bill Ashnault, pharmacist-in-charge. “Our services include free local delivery along with competitive pricing of both insurance and non-insurance covered items.” 

Twin City Pharmacy & Surgical Supply, located at 1708 Park Avenue, is open seven days a week; hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information or to reach the pharmacy, call (908) 755-7696. Additional information is also available online at www.twincityrxnj.com. 

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