Two of the Three D.C. Based Care Pharmacies Participating in the Community-Based Testing Site Program Have Yet to Resume Testing

Two of the three pharmacies owned by the Kims — the District’s only participants in the Community-Based Testing Site program — are not among those that have resumed testing. Taken together, the three had been giving about 90 tests a day. The pharmacies canceled appointments, but Tuesday “people were still coming up to be tested,” said Joan Kim, the co-owner and vice president.

Grubb’s Care Pharmacy on Capitol Hill, founded in 1867 and one of the oldest pharmacies in the nation, reopened for tests at 10 a.m. Wednesday, even after another break-in Tuesday night, About 15 people had come for tests by midday, said Michael Kim, the company’s president.

At the Grubb’s in Anacostia and at Morgan Care Pharmacy, Georgetown’s oldest, “we are not planning on resuming testing,” he said. “Too much damage, the staff, just the logistics of everything. It’s a lot.”

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