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CVS Health to hire 5,000 apprentices by 2022

CVS Health to hire 5,000 apprentices by 2022

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — In its continued commitment to workforce development, CVS Health announced today it has set a goal of hiring 5,000 new apprentices by 2022. This newly established goal, which coincides with the U.S. Department of Labor’s National Apprenticeship Week, reflects an expansion of the company’s Registered Apprenticeship program to seven additional states, including

CVS Health makes naloxone available in three more states

CVS Health makes naloxone available in three more states

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health has announced today that naloxone opioid overdose-reversal medication is now available without an individual prescription at all of the 300 CVS Pharmacy locations in Michigan, including those located inside Target stores.  In addition, the retailer announced it will be available at 77 CVS locations in Oaklahoma and 20 CVS locations

McKesson to buy RxCrossroads from CVS for $735 million

McKesson to buy RxCrossroads from CVS for $735 million

SAN FRANCISCO — McKesson Corp. announced late Monday that it had signed a definitive agreement to purchase RxCrossroads, a provider of tailored services to pharmaceutical and biotechnology manufacturers, from CVS Health. The transaction is valued at $735 million, or approximately $635 million net of the present value ofincremental cash tax benefits, and will be funded by

CVS to go national with next-day Rx delivery

CVS to go national with next-day Rx delivery

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — Early next year, CVS Pharmacy plans to begin next-day delivery of prescriptions to patients nationwide. CVS said Monday that the next-day delivery service will bring prescriptions directly to customers’ doors. In addition, CVS will offer same-day delivery of prescriptions within hours in select cities. Plans call for CVS Pharmacy to launch free,

CVS Health reports decline in 3Q retail sales

CVS Health reports decline in 3Q retail sales

WOONSOCKET, R.I.  — Despite sales declines in its retail pharmacy business, CVS Health saw overall revenue rise and bested Wall Street’s earnings forecast for its fiscal 2017 third quarter. CVS said Monday that for the third quarter ended Sept. 30, sales totaled $46.18 billion up 3.5% from $44.62 billion a year earlier. CVS third-quarter sales

Transformational deal weighed by CVS

Transformational deal weighed by CVS

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — At presstime The Wall Street Journal along with other news agencies reported that CVS Health will offer more than $200 per share, or about $66 billion, to purchase the health insurance giant Aetna Inc. Anonymous sources cited by WSJ originated the story about a potential CVS-Aetna deal. The possible transaction comes as

In-store medication disposal kiosks installed at CVS

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health has expanded its safe medication disposal program with in-store kiosks. The new disposal units inside 750 CVS Pharmacy stores will add to the more than 800 CVS medication disposal kiosks the company has donated to law enforcement officials across the country. Those units have collected more than 100 metric tons

CVS stays atop regional health needs

CVS stays atop regional health needs

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health has responded to regional crises to help meet the needs of residents in Florida and Houston. In Florida, CVS said this week it’s making the hepatitis A vaccine available to address an outbreak in the state. And in Houston, the company rescheduled its free Project Health screenings in light of

GSK, CVS team with Lung Force to help smokers quit

GSK, CVS team with Lung Force to help smokers quit

CHICAGO — GSK Consumer Healthcare and CVS Health have partnered with American Lung Association’s Lung Force initiative to help people quit smoking. The American Lung Association said that GSK Consumer Healthcare will donate $1 to Lung Force for every box of Nicorette or NicoDerm CQ purchased at CVS Pharmacy through Dec. 2, up to $100,000.

CVS Health Foundation grants $1 million to cancer centers

CVS Health Foundation grants $1 million to cancer centers

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — The CVS Health Foundation has awarded $1 million dollars in grants to eight Association of American Cancer Institutes (AACI) member cancer centers. CVS said Wednesday that the grants will help support new smoking cessation programs or expand current ones nationwide, which will enable each cancer institute to reach more at-risk patient populations.

CVS kicks off in-store fundraiser for cancer research

CVS kicks off in-store fundraiser for cancer research

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health has launched its fourth annual in-store fundraising campaign to benefit Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) at CVS Pharmacy stores nationwide. Through Nov. 19, CVS Pharmacy customers can support Stand Up To Cancer by making a $1, $3 or larger donation at checkout or online at StandUpToCancer.org/CVSHealth. Funds raised will support Stand

Reports: CVS in talks about acquiring Aetna

Reports: CVS in talks about acquiring Aetna

Published reports said Thursday that CVS Health is in negotiations to acquire health insurer Aetna. CVS reportedly will offer more than $200 share, or about $66 billion, to purchase the health benefits giant, according to anonymous sources cited by the Wall Street Journal, which originated the story about a potential CVS-Aetna deal. Bloomberg reported that

Trump declares opioid abuse a public health emergency

Trump declares opioid abuse a public health emergency

WASHINGTON — Following through on pledge made this summer, President Donald Trump has formally declared the nation’s growing opioid abuse epidemic as a public health emergency. In a press conference at the White House on Thursday, the president and First Lady Melania Trump announced the action, which has drawn plaudits from public officials and pharmacy

CVS Health deploys drug disposal kiosks in stores

CVS Health deploys drug disposal kiosks in stores

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health has officially expanded its safe medication disposal kiosk program to CVS Pharmacy stores. The company said new CVS drug disposal kiosks are now inside 750 CVS Pharmacy locations, adding to the 800-plus units that the company has donated to law enforcement nationwide, which have collected more than 100 metric tons

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