It's made available through the National League of Cities. A league spokesperson said, that over the last 18 months, the card has helped people across the country save more than $3 million.
Forty-seventh Ward Alderman Gene Schulter said it is available to any resident regardless of their insurance or their employment status.
"Every alderman feels like I do. That we want to make sure that we take every opportunity to make prescription drugs available to our constituents, especially those that are hit the hardest with this recession," Schulter said.
The cards are available at aldermanic offices and at City Hall.