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Angela Patterson

CVS encouraging families to get their flu shots

CVS encouraging families to get their flu shots

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — In conjunction with National Influenza Vaccination Week (Dec. 2-8), CVS Health is reminding customers that it is not too late to get a flu shot to protect themselves and their loved ones from the flu. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) established National Influenza Immunization Week (NIVW) in 2005 to

CVS Health study says more Americans plan to get a flu shot

CVS Health study says more Americans plan to get a flu shot

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — Marking the start of flu vaccine availability, a new survey from CVS Health found that one in five (22%) of consumers surveyed who didn’t get a flu vaccine last year say that knowledge of last year’s flu season which had flu levels that were the highest observed since 2009 makes them more likely

New health programs rolled out by CVS

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — This month, CVS Health rolled out two health programs, one focused on preventive care and the other on a chronic disease. The first was the MinuteClinic providing free heart health screenings each week throughout the month. The second was an ongoing program called Transform Rheumatoid Arthritis Care. It was introduced to help

CVS MinuteClinic to offer free heart health screenings

CVS MinuteClinic to offer free heart health screenings

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health’s MinuteClinic will provide free heart health screenings each week throughout this month. Dubbed “Know Your Numbers,” the MinuteClinic heart health screenings will be offered every Wednesday in February at all MinuteClinic locations. CVS said the heart health checks are part of its support of the American Heart Association’s “Go Red For Women”

CVS survey serves as flu shot reminder

CVS survey serves as flu shot reminder

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health has released findings from a poll on flu immunization as it urges families to get their shots during National Influenza Vaccination Week with the approach of peak flu season. A recent CVS survey found that 61% of Americans get a flu vaccine every year or plan to get one this

CVS: More consumers take flu shot action

CVS: More consumers take flu shot action

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — More Americans are now opting for an annual flu shot versus a year ago, according to a Harris Poll survey conducted for CVS Pharmacy. CVS said Wednesday that the Harris poll of 2,074 U.S. adults found that 61% get a flu vaccination each year or plan to get one this year, up

CVS pledges to raise $10 million for women’s heart health

CVS pledges to raise $10 million for women’s heart health

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health has become a new national sponsor of the American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women movement supporting women’s heart health. CVS said Wednesday that it has committed to raise at least $10 million over the next three years, including through an in-store donation program, to help fund cardiovascular research and

Rite Aid, CVS offer flu shot incentives

Rite Aid, CVS offer flu shot incentives

NEW YORK — In support of National Influenza Vaccination Week, Rite Aid and CVS Pharmacy are giving consumers more reasons to come to their pharmacies for a flu shot. Rite Aid is offering customers $5 off the cash price of a flu vaccination through Dec. 17. The standard trivalent flu shot costs $27.99 and the