Hospital employees, medical clinic staff, and emergency services workers all serve on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic. For them, this year has been unlike any other, both physically and emotionally. They have seen and experienced things that they never expected.

Pharmacies and pharmacists, too, have a front-row seat to the horrors of this public health emergency. They also have an obligation to do their part — to give back — as and when they’re able.

Remedium Pharmacy, an independently owned and operated compounding pharmacy based in North Chelmsford, Massachusetts, has proudly taken this directive to heart and stepped up in a big way this year. One of the most visible examples of its efforts to support the most vulnerable members of its community came when general manager Cristina Iepure heard about two nearby senior centers in desperate need of medical supplies and personal protective equipment: Chelmsford Senior Center and Lowell Senior Center, both pillars of the greater Lowell community.

Remedium Pharmacy’s Gift to Chelmsford Senior...