Not all pharmacies are the same

Not all pharmacies are the same

Community has always been at the heart of our business, but over the past 125 years, Community Care Chemist has evolved to become so much more than just a pharmacy. We take pride in providing our local community with a wide range of health services. Our highly trained pharmacists are on-hand to not only fill […]

Community Care Chemist reaches far and wide

As Geelong’s only not-for-profit pharmacy group, community is at the heart of everything we do. Over the past 12 months Community Care Chemist has contributed more than $60,000 in cash and goods to the local community, as well as providing free flu vaccinations. Here are just some of the organisations we’ve supported throughout the year: […]

Tackling the diabetes epidemic with education

With one person diagnosed every five minutes, diabetes is one of the biggest challenges confronting Australia’s health system. At Community Care Chemist our goal is to assist and support people living with diabetes, as well as educating people about the warning signs and what to look for – as many people are not even aware […]

Could you be at risk of diabetes?

Type 2 diabetes is the fastest growing chronic condition in Australia. Diabetes is manageable, however many people are left undiagnosed and unaware of their condition. Find out your risk of developing type 2 diabetes within the next five years, with our free health screenings coming up in August and September. The assessment takes just 20 […]

Kickstart your healthy life with our free seminars

Would you like to learn how healthy eating can help lower your blood glucose and cholesterol? Community Care Chemist has teamed with Mel Bald, aka “The Passionate Nutritionist” to offer a series of free sessions to help you live a healthier life. You’ll gain practical insights into lowering blood glucose and cholesterol through diet, paving […]

Help for those sleeping rough

We’re working with the City of Greater Geelong and local agencies to help those sleeping rough, through provision of 300 care packs containing essential items including toiletries. Rough sleepers live on the streets and often sleep in places that are not designed to be slept in, including building doorways, bus-shelters, parks, under-passes, cars and carparks. […]

Supporting mums and bubs

We’re honoured to partner with Geelong Mums to help mums and families in need throughout our region. We’ve been working with the amazing team at Geelong Mums to find new ways to give back and we’re thrilled to be supporting this year’s sold-out Mother’s Day Lunch. Some other initiatives include: Each month, we select an […]

Modern values and a history of care

Did you know Geelong Community Care Chemist is a not-for-profit pharmacy group, serving the local community since 1898?   Part of the Friendly Societies Model, CCC is the only not-for-profit pharmacy group in the Greater Geelong region.   Formerly known as Geelong United Friendly Society, Community Care Chemist has grown to include six pharmacy locations […]

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