About Hartig Drug

Hartig Drug is corporately located in Dubuque, IA where the first store was started by AJ Hartig more than 100 years ago.  Throughout our 100-plus year history, Hartig Drug has played a key role in progressive retail practices including; opening the first Self-Service drug store in Iowa, being one of the first pharmacies to have a woman pharmacist and also being one of the first stores to hire women managers. (Click here for more history)  AJ Hartig always believed in offering the best product selection and service to his customers and throughout the years this mentality has carried on throughout Hartig Drug.  Today our shelves are stocked with everything from over-the-counter drugs, beauty products, food and beverage products, sports care products, photo accessories, giftware and much more.

Throughout the years Hartig Drug has expanded not only its product offerings in mixed retail and pharmacy, but has also expanded its number of locations from 1 store in 1904 to a current 16 stores in 2013.  While the base of our company is located in Dubuque, IA, we have expanded our footprint to include many small communities in the Tri-State area of Iowa, Illinois and Wisconsin.  In addition to the 16 retail pharmacies that Hartig Drug currently operates, we also operate Hartig Pharmacy ServicesFinley-Hartig HomecareMedOne Healthcare Systems and AJ's Cafe, all of which are located in Dubuque, IA.  See our Store locator page for more information on each of our locations.

Being a locally based company has allowed Hartig Drug to keep in touch with its roots and to be active in the communities which we serve.  Our employee’s live, work and play in the same communities in which we operate.  This connection to the community is what drives us every day to provide the best possible service and products to our customers.

As America's second oldest continuously operated family drug chain, we are proud of our100-plus years of service. At Hartig, we cherish the faith and trust patients and customers have placed in our brand and the way the Hartig name has become synonymous with value, caring associates, and a wide selection of quality merchandise.  Visit one of our stores today to see the Hartig Drug difference.

Mission Statement

Hartig Drug Company is committed to providing personalized health consulting, pharmaceutical products, and consumer goods through retail stores located conveniently to anyone in need of medicine, medical service or consumer goods.

Hartig Drug Company will embrace technology and the education of its employees in providing efficient and high quality services to customers and patients.

Our employees are “partners” with high personal and business ethics who:

  • Are active in community
  • Provide quality customer service and counseling
  • Provide a positive customer experience
  • Exceed customer expectations

Hartig Drug Company will provide an enriching, fun environment, balancing work and family obligations while providing long term opportunity and financial rewards to our partners.