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Kaminsky Tours Chem Rx in Long Beach

Senator Todd Kaminsky toured the Chem Rx Pharmacy Services, LLC, in Long Beach on Wednesday afternoon.

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Pictured (L to R): Seide VP Pharmacy Operations/Pharmacy Director, Andrew Fuchs Director of Controlled Substances, Kerry Baldinger Compliance Officer, Deborah Zucker Pharmacy Director, Senator Todd Kaminsky, Patricia Schuermann Director of Sales, Lane Sieman COO, Paula Agoglia VP Account Services.

Photo by: Office of Senator Todd Kaminsky.

Long Beach, NY - August 26, 2016 - Senator Todd Kaminsky toured the Chem Rx Pharmacy Services, LLC, in Long Beach on Wednesday afternoon.  Chem Rx is a long term care pharmacy that has been in business for over 50 years.  Its 75,000 square foot facility is headquartered in Long Beach, and  employs over 300 people locally.

“I’m extremely impressed by the Chem Rx facility and its capabilities,” said Kaminsky.  “As one of the largest employers in Long Beach, they not only contribute to our diverse Barrier Island economy, but provide invaluable services to nursing homes across Long Island and the state.”

“It was an honor to have Senator Kaminsky see all the great work the people at Chem Rx Pharmacy do to help take care of the areas seniors,” said COO Lane Sieman.  “We are one of Long Beach’s largest employers and we take pride in what we do for the community and how contribute to the neighborhood.”