The city of Altoona has joined the National League of Cities “My Healthy Hometown” Free Prescription Discount Program. Mayor Matthew Pacifico announced the program Thursday.

The prescription program is free to all residents of Altoona. By showing a discount card at a participating retail pharmacy, a city resident can receive an average of 24 percent off the retail price of prescription medicine.

There are no annual limits placed on use, no forms to fill out, no waiting periods, and no age or income requirements. There are also no medical condition restrictions. Residents can obtains their free My Healthy Hometown Prescription cards at several locations including City Hall, the office of the Mayor, and the Altoona Public Library to name a few.

You can also download a card by visiting

Source: Local News