With the high costs of prescription drugs going through the roof,  Alameda County is offering its residents a free discount prescription card.  One might say “What’s the catch?”  There is no catch or gimmicks.  This is a benefit provided by Alameda County and participating pharmacies to help people save on their prescriptions.  Here are some of the benefits:

  • Save up to 65% on individual brand name  and generic drugs not covered by other plans
  • Everyone is accepted
  • There are no limits on usage
  • There is no paperwork or fee for enrolling
  • There are 59,000+ participating pharmacies including all major chains and most independents
  • 20 -40% savings on an annual basis










To learn more about the FREE DISCOUNT Rx CARD for Alameda County call 1-800-931-8872, or go to www.coast2coastrx.com/alamedaca to start saving.  The following information can be found on the above mentioned website:

  • Provides a pharmacy locater with a list of partial list of participating pharmacy chains
  • Gives one the ability to check online for drug pricing
  • Prints a free discount Rx card
  • Includes a Frequently Asked Questions section at  http://www.coast2coastrx.com/alamedaca/faqs.html 

Just remember that everyone qualifies, it’s easy to use, and savings is the name of the game in this day and age.  Free Rx discount cards are available at Alameda County Library branches.  To see a list and location of branches, go to:  http://www.aclibrary.org/aboutUs/default.asp?topic=AboutUS&cat=LocationHours .