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COVID-19 testing

Walgreens to boost COVID-19 testing locations to 6,000 by May 1

Walgreens to boost COVID-19 testing locations to 6,000 by May 1

DEERFIELD, Ill. – As of May 1, Walgreens will significantly increase its COVID-19 testing capacity. The pharmacy retailer will go from more than 5,000 of its locations nationwide offering drive-thru diagnostic tests to 6,000 test locations, with more than half in socially vulnerable areas. Since Jan. 1, Walgreens has added more than 4,200 additional COVID-19

CVS now selling O-T-C COVID-19 testing kits

CVS now selling O-T-C COVID-19 testing kits

WOONSOCKET, R.I.— CVS Pharmacy announced on Monday the availability of three over-the-counter COVID-19 testing options in stores and online. The tests include the Ellume COVID-19 Home Test, the Abbott BinaxNOW COVID-19 Antigen Self Test and the Pixel by Labcorp PCR Test Home Collection Kit. All three tests have received FDA Emergency Use Authorization (EUA), do

Clinical Reference Laboratory teams with Walgreens on testing kits

Clinical Reference Laboratory teams with Walgreens on testing kits

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Clinical Reference Laboratory (CRL), one of the largest privately held clinical testing laboratories in the U.S., and Walgreens have announced that the FDA-authorized CRL Rapid Response COVID-19 Saliva Test is now available through Walgreens Find Care, a digital health platform available on the Walgreens app and Walgreens.com. Sold under CRL’s HealthConfirm brand,

Sam’s Club launches automated screening kiosk

Sam’s Club launches automated screening kiosk

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Sam’s Club has developed an automated and 100% touchless health screening kiosk for its associates. The new kiosk, currently rolling out to clubs across the country, is equipped with patent-pending technology including a built-in body temperature scanner, a camera sensor that can verify an employee’s identity from a distance, and a digital

Rite Aid expands no-charge COVID-19 testing

Rite Aid expands no-charge COVID-19 testing

CAMP HILL, Pa. – Rite Aid is further expanding its no-charge COVID-19 testing capabilities with 60 additional drive-through locations opening on Friday, January 22, through its partnership with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). This move will bring its testing capacity to 460 total testing sites across 16 states. Additionally, no-charge testing

20/20 offering COVID-19 antibody lab tests to pharmacies throughout the U.S.

20/20 offering COVID-19 antibody lab tests to pharmacies throughout the U.S.

ROCKVILLE, Md. — 20/20 GeneSystems announced that it has received its first allotment of the new Elecsys Anti-SARS-CoV-2 S lab-based blood test that quantitatively measures antibodies against the virus’ spike protein which received an emergency use authorization from FDA earlier this month. Both the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines are designed to induce an antibody response

Rite Aid expanding no-charge COVID-19 testing to 400 drive-through locations

Rite Aid expanding no-charge COVID-19 testing to 400 drive-through locations

CAMP HILL, Pa.— Rite Aid  is further expanding its no-charge COVID-19 testing capabilities with 99 additional drive-through locations opening on Tuesday, December 22, through its partnership with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Rite Aid’s COVID-19 testing service will expand coast-to-coast, with new locations in California, Nevada, Washington, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia,

Hy-Vee to hire 1,000 pharmacy technicians

Hy-Vee to hire 1,000 pharmacy technicians

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — Hy-Vee, Inc. announced on Friday it is seeking to hire 1,000 pharmacy technicians across its eight-state region. The company is increasing its pharmacy workforce as it continues to expand its COVID-19 testing services and prepares for the distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine. Hy-Vee is hiring both full- and part-time licensed

Rite Aid updates COVID-19 testing program

Rite Aid updates COVID-19 testing program

CAMP HILL, Pa. — To continue to provide its customers with an essential service during the pandemic, Rite Aid  is updating its COVID-19 testing program through its partnership with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Effective immediately, no-charge testing at Rite Aid’s existing testing sites will be expanded to individuals 13 years

Wren Laboratories granted FDA EUA for Saliva-based COVID testing and collection device

Wren Laboratories granted FDA EUA for Saliva-based COVID testing and collection device

BRANFORD, Conn. — Wren Laboratories, a CLIA-certified laboratory, has been granted an emergency use authorization by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its new proprietary saliva-based PCR laboratory diagnostic test to determine infection from COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2). Wren Laboratories is the first U.S. lab. to receive approval for a saliva-based PCR diagnostic test combined with a proprietary

Kroger Health now offering COVID-19 rapid antibody testing

Kroger Health now offering COVID-19 rapid antibody testing

CINCINNATI — Kroger Health has launched rapid antibody testing across its family of pharmacies. This move expands the company’s existing portfolio of in-clinic and at-home COVID-19 diagnostic tests, to help inform patients if they have previously been infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. “Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Kroger Heath has remained committed to helping people

CVS Health expands COVID-19 testing services

CVS Health expands COVID-19 testing services

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health has announced plans to expand COVID-19 testing services currently offered at select CVS Pharmacy locations to include rapid-result testing at nearly 1,000 sites by the end of the year. Rapid-result COVID-19 diagnostic tests are available at no cost to patients who meet Centers for Disease Control and Prevention criteria. In addition,

Walgreens further expands COVID-19 testing

Walgreens further expands COVID-19 testing

DEERFIELD, Ill. — As part of Walgreens’ ongoing efforts to increase access to COVID-19 testing in communities across the U.S., the company announced that its testing sites are available for those age 3 and older. Previously, testing has been available to those age 18 and over. “We’re continuing to expand our COVID-19 testing program to

Rite Aid launches 300th COVID testing site

Rite Aid launches 300th COVID testing site

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Rite Aid continues to expand its no-charge COVID-19 testing service with 39 additional drive-through locations opening Friday, September 25, in California, Oregon, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York and Virginia, through its partnership with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Like Rite Aid’s existing drive-through testing sites,

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