Winter Storm News for March 21

  • All Mercer County Government Offices will be closed Wednesday, March 21, 2018 because of severe weather. All branches of the Mercer County Library System, the Mercer County Board of Social Services, the Mercer County Park Commission, Mercer County Clerk, Mercer County Surrogate, and the Mercer County administration building will be closed. Senior Nutrition Sites, One-Stop Career Center and County Connection will be closed.  The Mercer County Office of Emergency Management will continue to monitor the storm, and whenever possible, please stay off the roads so that county, local and state plows can clear the roads and get you back on track.
  • Mercer County Community College will be closed on Wednesday, March 21, 2018. All day and evening classes, activities and events will be cancelled. Normal operations will resume on Thursday, March 22, 2018. The College will continue to monitor weather conditions and provide necessary updates at
  • Mercer County Fire Academy & Mercer County Community College will be closed on Wednesday, March 21, 2018.

Mercer County Prescription Discount Card Program

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Program Summary

The Mercer County Prescription Discount Card – now administered by ProAct Inc. – is a FREE program that offers discount savings on the purchase of prescription drugs. This program is open to ALL residents of Mercer County. There are no age or income requirements. This discount program may help reduce prescription costs for residents who do not have a prescription drug plan and for residents who take prescription medicine that is not covered by their current insurance.
  • Primarily for use by uninsured and under-insured residents.
  • No cost to Mercer County residents.
  • No enrollment requirements.
  • All prescription medications are covered, even pet medications (Rx must be filled at a regular retail pharmacy).
  • This card can be used at any participating pharmacy in Mercer County, but not in conjunction with any other type of insurance.
  • Additional discounts available on: vision, LASIK and hearing services.
  • Discounted dental network plans are also available (at a cost to participants).

This Discount Program is not insurance.

For further information on the program, please call ProAct toll-free at 1-877-776-2285 or visit

County Executive

Brian M. Hughes

Board of Chosen Freeholders

John A. Cimino, Chair
Andrew Koontz, Vice Chair
Ann M. Cannon
Anthony P. Carabelli
Pasquale “Pat” Colavita Jr.
Samuel T. Frisby
Lucylle R. S. Walter