Welcome to Walker’s Drug Store
Walker’s Drug Store is located in the Ballantyne area of Charlotte. We are a pharmacy that puts its customers first. At Walker’s Drug Store you’ll also find a full-service post office, a wide selection of medical supplies and over the counter medications, greeting cards, unique gifts and more. We are dedicated to helping our customers, post-hospital visit or doctor’s appointment, re-adjust to their lives at home.
We accept most forms of insurance. Also, we guarantee that if your card isn’t in partnership with us, our cash price will be very competitive compared to other local pharmacies. We strive to provide you with the right medication at the right price.
What makes Walker’s Drug Store unique is our ability to compound. Through compounding, we can create alternative forms of a product that already exists, but may not be readily available. Whether it is a flavored liquid for your child or in transdermal form for your pets, we can compound any medicine to fit your needs.
Walker’s Drug Store seeks to provide the most professional and efficient services there are in the pharmaceutical industry. We find it imperative to make sure our customers receive their medication in a timely manner. If pick-up is not convenient, we offer weekday delivery service to your home or office. Our delivery reach encompasses the greater Charlotte area and is fast, convenient and effective!
Our full service post office provides customers with the convenience of shipping your medication anywhere within the continental United States. Plan your next business trip or family vacation with peace of mind knowing we can quickly ship any medication needs that arise. We ensure that your medication is available to you no matter where you are.
Notes From Your Pharmacist
It’s true that there are many reasons not to get the flu shot but none of them are very good. The bottom line is the benefits almost always outweigh any negatives. The most vulnerable patients are the elderly, school age children, pregnant women and those with chronic disease states. However, because it is an airborne virus we all are susceptible.
At Walker’s Drug we will be glad to assist you in getting the flu vaccine. We can give the flu vaccine to anyone 14 and older and if we get enough request for those under 14 we will get a nurse to come in to administer the vaccine for that age group as well. You don’t need an appointment and it is quick and easy. Those over 65 can ask us about Pneumonia vaccine as well.
the history of walker’s drug store
The year was 1918 to be exact
…and the man behind the namesake is none other than Mr. Walker himself – Theodore A. Walker, Rph. T.A. Walker lived most of his adult life as a leg amputee as a result of a terrible motorcycle accident. Nevertheless, this handicap did not deter T.A. Walker’s aspiration of opening his own independent pharmacy with a greater emphasis on personal service and individual well-being.
After 18 years of faithfully
…adhering to that philosophy, T.A. Walker sold Walker’s Drug Store in 1936 to Herman Klein and Elmer Reeves, Rph.
Walker’s Drug Store was purchased
…by Dan Lemelin and A. Artemes. In the ensuing 29 years, they diligently continued to promote the long-standing belief that people are more important than pennies.
Dan Lemelin's son, Jeff took over
…for Artemes in 1999, and together, father and son would be witness and contributors to the Walker’s tradition as the community around them continued to flourish.
In 2005, Dan Lemelin officially “retired,” after more than 35 years of tirelessly carrying on T.A. Walker’s legacy – a legacy that would be passed down to Nathan Ikner, Rph., that same year.