Medi-Wise Pharmacy is the recipient of the Division Citation Award from the American Cancer Society, East Central Division. The Division Citation Award recognizes the efforts of agencies, businesses, industries, or institutions that provide outstanding service in carrying out cancer control activities and the overall mission of the American Cancer Society.
After establishing themselves in the small community of Newcomerstown in 1992, Medi-Wise Pharmacy has gone on to make an immediate impact on the local residents. An independent retail pharmacy that has grown into an area leader in prescription services, health screenings, home medical equipment and health check clinics, Medi-Wise has embraced the American Cancer Societys mission delivery and support.
For the first time in the southern part of Tuscarawas County, the community was introduced to Look Good Feel Better programs and a wig bank, thanks in part to the collaboration between the pharmacy and the societys Health Initiatives department.
They also receive a significant amount of breast cancer patient referrals due to their certification in mastectomy product fitting. Medi-Wise Pharmacy has also supported the Society and its mission in other ways including hosting a Mammovan, participating in Relay For Life and providing an American Cancer Society brochure rack.