Pharmacy Frequently Asked Questions

What immunizations does FirstLight offer?

We offer the following immunizations.

  • Influenza (flu shot)
  • Pneumovax/Prevnar (pneumococcal shots)
  • Tetanus/diphtheria/Pertussis (tetanus and whooping cough)
  • Shingrix (shingles shot)
  • Zostavax (shingles shot)

Please call 320-322-5141 for more information.

How do I transfer my prescriptions to your pharmacy?

Call us at 320-322-5141 or stop in with your prescriptions or bottles, and we’ll take care of the rest.

Do you accept my insurance plan?

We accept ALL commercial insurance, Minnesota Medicaid and Medicare D plans.

I don’t see a FirstLight provider; can I still get my prescription filled at your pharmacy?

Yes, we accept prescriptions from any provider.

How can I refill my prescription?

FirstLight offers a number of options for convenient prescription refills.

Do you sell over-the-counter medications or other specialty items?
  • We do have a selection of many over-the-counter items that are competitively priced. We can order many items for the next business day if for some reason we don’t have what you are looking for.
What’s the best way to manage my multiple prescriptions?

FirstLight pharmacists are specially trained in Medication Therapy Management (MTM). During a one-on-one session with a pharmacist, you will review all of your medications (prescription, over-the-counter, herbal) to ensure they are necessary, effective, safe and convenient.

To schedule an appointment, please call 1-800-245-5671 and ask for a Medication Therapy Management (MTM) appointment.

What do I do with my unused or expired prescriptions or over-the-counter medications?

There is a medication drop box in the lobby of the Pine City and Kanabec County Jail lobbies.

Learn more about safe disposal of medications with this downloadable flyer from the US Food and Drug Administration: How to dispose of unused medicines (PDF)

How do I dispose of my syringe needles?
  • Proper disposal of used syringes is important to avoid discarded needles on streets, playgrounds, parks and parking lots
  • We have commercial sharps disposal containers are available for sale at our pharmacies
  • Learn more about safe disposal options for needles and syringes by visiting the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency.
Can you provide any resources related to prescription drug abuse?