A pharmacist hands a client a low pharmacy bill

Prescription Assistance Program

The Prescription Assistance Program was started in 2002.  Karon's Law (2002) allows nursing homes, long term care in-house pharmacies and drug wholesalers to donate unused medication for redistribution to Ohio residents that meet specific financial requirements.

The Prescription Assistance Program can provide prescription medication to people who are uninsured, underinsured, those with high deductibles and co-pays, and those that fall into the Medicare "donut hole."

If you cannot pay for your medication Lorain County Public Health may be able to help you with the cost of your prescriptions.  They will work with you and your doctors, pharmaceutical companies, discount drug plans and, if needed, the Prescription Assistance Program. This program is made possible through partnership with Beacon Charitable Pharmacy located in Canton, Ohio.  Funding is provided by the Community Foundation of Lorain County and NORD Family Foundation.  

For more information visit or call Lorain County Public Health: