Here's a little about us...

Read about HealthDirect in the CNY Business Journal

HealthDirect is a Division of Kinney Drugs, Inc., the 14th largest chain drug retailer in the United States. Burt Orrin Kinney founded Kinney Drugs, Inc. in 1903. The corporate office is located at its original address, 29 East Main Street, Gouverneur, New York. Incorporated in New York State in 1927, the chain is currently comprised of 82 stores in Upstate New York and Vermont and employs an excess of 1,600 people.

The HealthDirect division operates facilities in Gouverneur, NY, Syracuse, NY and Burlington, VT. HealthDirect currently provides services to 110 facilities.

It is the focus of HealthDirect to provide the highest quality pharmacy services in the communities we serve. Our team continually exceeds the expectations of our customers. Kinney's company is privately owned and operated for over 105 years in New York State. Kinney has provided ongoing care for pharmaceutical services for long term care facilities, correctional facilities and intermediate care facilities for over 40 years. Our strength and experience gives us the edge to identify our customer's highest priorities and focus on patient care.

We are guided by our own values of Excellence, Ethical and Moral Behavior and Community Spirit. These beliefs and values guide our business strategies, our corporate behavior, and our relationships with suppliers, customers, communities and each other. We welcome you to be Under Our Care.

Our Mission

It is the purpose of Kinney Drugs to provide the highest quality pharmacy, health related and retail services at a fair and competitive price in the communities we serve; to satisfy the needs of our customers and be responsive to the needs and goals of our employees; to manage the resources of our company to insure a fair and equitable return on investment to our stockholders, and to plan and provide for continued growth.

We believe…

That our services and our products must exceed the expectations of our customers. The people of Kinney are our company's most valuable asset. That we are only as strong as our community and we should each strive to make our community a better place to live.

Kinney Drugs has provided prescription services for over 100 years, while specializing in institutional pharmacy in the last 30+ plus years. Our company dispenses 500,000 prescriptions on a monthly basis.