Senator to announce expansion of EPIC prescription program

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (WIVB) – As many as 3,000 seniors in Cheektowaga may now have a new way to cut costs on medication.

State Senator Tim Kennedy will be at the Cheektowaga Senior Center Friday morning, to announce an expansion of the EPIC Prescription Program.

Changes in the new state budget are helping expand coverage. The state-run program helps make medication more affordable for seniors. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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