MCS Pharmacy

Medical Care Services’ (MCS) Pharmacy Program ensures and supports safe, evidence-based pharmaceutical services delivery to the residents of San Diego County. We collaborate with partners across the region to develop programs and services based on best practices and ensure compliance with laws and regulations applicable to pharmaceutical services. 

Our Program priorities are:

  • Optimizing patient care by leveraging the pharmacist’s expertise in medication management and working with medical staff across the continuum of care
  • Improving access to pharmaceutical care
  • Leveraging technology to improve quality, safety, and efficiency
  • Ongoing workforce development to support the County’s pharmaceutical services including improving core competencies to maximize expertise and resources


Dr. Emily. Do - Chief Pharmacy Officer

Dr. Do brings many years of experience in various areas of pharmacy, including community, health-system, administration, public health, quality improvement, teaching, and regulatory.  Her passion is to enhance access to pharmaceutical services, and improve safe medication use through system and process designs.  As the Chief Pharmacy Officer for the County of San Diego, Dr. Do collaborates with and engages various stakeholders to develop and implement the strategic plan for pharmaceutical services, as well as provides direction for enterprise-wide policies and procedures to enhance services and improve outcomes based on evidence and best practices.  Dr. Do holds a Doctor of Pharmacy from Creighton University, a Juris Doctor from Concord Law School, and a Master of Business Administration from Missouri State University.  She holds various certifications in healthcare and quality improvement, such as, clinical, compliance, and lean six sigma.  She also mentors and teaches pharmacy students from various pharmacy schools to inspire the next generation of public health pharmacists.

Emily Do, PharmD, JD, MBA, BCPS, CHC, CSSBB

Chief Pharmacy Officer - Medical Care Services

For prescription refills or to speak with a Pharmacist

Call:  619-692-5740

Resources is a source of information about prescription and over-the-counter medications for patients, written by pharmacists, the easy-to-read articles include information about vaccines, tips for taking or giving medications, and answers to common safety questions. As medication experts, pharmacists are trusted members of the healthcare team dedicated to helping patients use medications effectively.


Find out where you can dispose your unwanted medications for FREE.  You can also ask the pharmacist for a FREE envelope to mail in your unwanted medications.

The registry is maintained by the California Board of Pharmacy.  Using the registry to find qualified pharmacists authorized to initiate and furnish the health services listed below to patients without a prescription.

  • Self-administered hormonal contraception
  • Emergency contraception
  • Vaccinations
  • Travel medications
  • Nicotine replacement therapy
  • Naloxone
  • HIV preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP)
  • HIV postexposure prophylaxis (PEP)





County of San Diego Psychiatric Hospital

Retail Pharmacy Hours: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM Daily

Phone number: (619) 692-8035

This pharmacy services clients of the County of San Diego Psychiatric Hospital and the County of San Diego Outpatient Behavioral Health Clinics.



Oxford Pharmacy

Retail Pharmacy Hours: Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri 8:00 AM-4:30 PM                                                         Thurs 9:00 AM-5:30 PM

Phone number: (619) 409-3150

This pharmacy services clients of the County of San Diego Public Health Clinics.

If you have any questions about your medication or would like to request a refill, please contact the Pharmacy at the number above or provided to you on your medication bottle.