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Walgreens in Culmore permanently shutters its doors

The Walgreens in Culmore has closed (courtesy anonymous tip)

(Updated at 2:25 p.m. to correct photo) Walgreens in Culmore has officially closed its doors.

The location at 6053 Leesburg Pike closed a little over a month ago, a company representative tells FFXnow.

Prescriptions from the pharmacy were automatically transferred to the CVS Pharmacy at 3401 Charles Street in Baileys Crossroads.

It’s unclear why this specific store was closed, but Walgreens spokesperson Kris Lathan told FFXnow that the company considers “several factors” when deciding to close a location:

As we expand as a leader in healthcare, we are focused on best meeting the needs of patients and customers in communities we serve by creating the right network of stores in the right locations. When faced with the difficult decision to close a particular location, several factors are taken into account, including our existing footprint of stores and dynamics of the local market, and changes in the buying habits of our patients and customers.

With the closure, Walgreens no longer has any locations in Bailey’s Crossroads. The closest store is the one at 6715A Arlington Blvd in West Falls Church.

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