When you step inside Tara's Thrifty White Pharmacy in Oakes, you will immediately see that they offer more than just medication refills. Nestled in the heart of downtown Oakes is an independent, pharmacist owned, retail pharmacy with a welcoming hometown feel. Besides filling prescriptions, they offer vaccinations, medication therapy management, medication planner set up, durable medical equipment (walkers, wheelchairs, etc.), diabetic footwear and over the counter medications. They also offer beauty and personal care items are are home to an assortment of unique gift items including Hallmark cards, adorable plush stuffed animals and more. Check out some of their most popular items below!
The pharmacy opened 14 years this April and since day one, they have put their patients at the center of all they do. One way they do this, is by making things convenient for their patients by offering a drive through window, medication delivery, and mail outs. Whether it be a medication refill or helping you find a specific item, their friendly staff is ready to assist you. The team at Tara's Thrifty White consists of three pharmacists and two technicians. Tara Schmitz, owner and pharmacist, resides in Oakes, ND with her husband Bill and five children (Alyx, Nicole, David, Brianna, and Nathan). When asked what the best part of being a business owner is, Tara stated, "My favorite part of being a business owner is the enjoyment of helping others." Tara's staff is great at helping others and is known for their outstanding customer service, which can be noted after just one visit to the pharmacy. You can expect nothing less than a friendly and customized experience each time you walk in the red front door. Next time you are in need of card or gift, medication refill, vaccination, etcetera...keep Tara's Thrifty White Pharmacy in mind!