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Make prescription refills easier

Did you know that most Kaiser Permanente prescriptions can be refilled by mail order, online, or over the phone, and shipped to you for free?

By mail order
Pick up preprinted mail-order forms at any Kaiser Permanente pharmacy. Fill in the form, drop it in the mail, and you should receive your prescription within 7 to 10 business days.

Your prescription cost share must be paid in advance. You can use a Visa, MasterCard, or American Express card on file, or a check for the exact amount with your order.

Order refills, check on the status of your refills, and get more information about medications and other health topics. This service is available to members receiving care or filling prescriptions at Kaiser Permanente facilities.

Over the phone
Call the number highlighted in yellow on your prescription label. When placing your order, you’ll be told when you can expect your medication to be ready for pickup. Call at least two days before your medication runs out.

Your order will be ready at your local Kaiser Permanente pharmacy within 48 hours. Or select the mail option to have your refills sent for free to your home within 10 days.

Before you call or go online, have your Kaiser Permanente member ID card, prescription numbers, and credit card ready to provide any information requested.

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Summer fun, summer safety

Get the most out of your summer fun by enjoying yourself with safety in mind.

In the water
Swimming is a good summertime activity. Just pay attention to safety rules.

Make sure you and your family always practice water safety with adult supervision. Many Kaiser Permanente facilities offer CPR and lifesaving skills classes. For information and any fees, call Health Education or view the classes available through your local Kaiser Permanente facility.

When you’re active
If you’re exercising in hot weather, watch for signs of heat exhaustion:

  • nausea
  • dizziness
  • cramps
  • headache

When you notice any of these signs, stop your activity right away, cool off, and drink fluids. Call your doctor if symptoms don’t improve. Learn more healthy exercise tips.

Under the sun

It’s great to have fun in the sun, but be sure to limit your exposure. Sun exposure is a major cause of skin cancer. It can also contribute to sunburn, acne, and premature aging of the skin.

Use plenty of sunscreen. Choose a broad-spectrum sunscreen product that protects against both UVA and UVB rays.

Keep babies younger than 6 months of age out of the sun. A sunscreen with an SPF of at least 30 should be used on sensitive skin—including toddlers’ and children’s. Learn more tips on playing it safe in the sun.

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