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COVID-19 testing

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,

CVS to double COVID-19 drive-thru test sites

CVS to double COVID-19 drive-thru test sites

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health said it plans to add more than 2,000 new COVID-19 drive-thru test sites at select CVS Pharmacy locations across the country to support the company’s ongoing efforts to increase access to testing and help slow the spread of the virus. The company also said it has administered three million COVID-19

Albertsons teams with Phosphorus to offer at-home COVID-19 test kits 

Albertsons teams with Phosphorus to offer at-home COVID-19 test kits 

BOISE, Idaho — Albertsons Cos. announced today that it has partnered with Phosphorus to begin offering at-home COVID-19 test kits in select market areas, with plans to expand the offering throughout September and October. The saliva tests typically return results in 72 hours or less from the time the lab receives the test. Albertsons Cos.

Hy-Vee offering free COVID-19 testing at 11 locations

Hy-Vee offering free COVID-19 testing at 11 locations

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa  — Hy-Vee, Inc. has begun offering COVID-19 testing at 11 Hy-Vee pharmacy locations throughout its eight-state region. The tests are free and are administered via a Hy-Vee pharmacy drive-thru testing process. Individuals do not have to have COVID-19 symptoms to be tested, but they must register online to receive a test

CVS expanding COVID-19 testing in Florida

CVS expanding COVID-19 testing in Florida

WOONSOCKET, R.I — CVS Health has expanded its COVID-19 testing program by deploying 77 additional test sites at select CVS Pharmacy drive-thru locations across Florida. The opening of these new test sites on Friday, August 21 add to the 221 locations previously opened in Florida. The 77 additional test sites opening across the state this week are among the

CVS Health expands rapid COVID-19 testing in Phoenix area

CVS Health expands rapid COVID-19 testing in Phoenix area

GLENDALE, Ariz. —  CVS Health announced Friday it has launched free rapid COVID-19 testing at 6030 North 43rd. Ave. in Glendale as part of the company’s focus on increasing community access to testing. CVS Pharmacists and pharmacy employees will staff the testing operation. “I am proud to continue to work with CVS Health to increase access

El Milagro Clinic and CVS Health launch COVID-19 testing

El Milagro Clinic and CVS Health launch COVID-19 testing

MCALLEN, Texas — El Milagro Clinic has launched rapid COVID-19 testing, together with CVS Health, at its clinic in the Rio Grande Valley. CVS Pharmacists and pharmacy employees will staff the testing operation. Testing will be provided at no cost to patients. “We are very excited to be teaming up with CVS Health to increase

Rite Aid expands COVID-19 testing to 258 total locations

Rite Aid expands COVID-19 testing to 258 total locations

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Rite Aid announced on Wednesday it will continue to expand its COVID-19 testing capacity with the addition of 161 drive-through testing locations opening on July 16 in partnership with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Rite Aid’s COVID-19 testing sites will now span coast-to-coast, with the addition of

CVS adds more testing capabilities in Florida amid rise in COVID-19 cases

CVS adds more testing capabilities in Florida amid rise in COVID-19 cases

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — In an ongoing effort to help slow the spread of the virus, CVS Health expanded its COVID-19 testing program by announcing 38 additional test sites at select CVS Pharmacy drive-thru locations across Florida. The opening of additional test sites on Friday, June 26 add to the 81 locations previously opened in Florida. The opening of

Rite Aid opens new COVID-19 testing sites across New Jersey, Ohio and Michigan

Rite Aid opens new COVID-19 testing sites across New Jersey, Ohio and Michigan

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Rite Aid  further expanded its COVID-19 testing capabilities with five additional drive-through locations opening Monday, June 22, 2020, through its partnership with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Like Rite Aid’s existing testing sites, the new locations will utilize self-swab nasal tests overseen by Rite Aid pharmacists, and

NACDS challenges WSJ on pharmacy value

NACDS challenges WSJ on pharmacy value

ARLINGTON, Va. – In a letter-to-the-editor, National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) President and CEO Steven  Anderson took extremely strong issue with a recent Wall Street Journal editorial that ignored the unique role of pharmacies and pharmacists in patient health, medication safety, healthcare cost reduction and crisis response. The newspaper referred to the pharmacy as a

CVS Health opens 10 new drive-thru test sites in Kansas

CVS Health opens 10 new drive-thru test sites in Kansas

WOONSOCKET, R.I.— Building on the company’s comprehensive efforts to help slow the spread of the virus, on Friday, June 12 CVS Health  will open 10 new COVID-19 test sites at select CVS Pharmacy drive-thru locations across Kansas. These new sites will utilize self-swab tests and deliver on the company’s commitment to establish 1,000 locations across the country

Good Samaritan Health Center and CVS Health launch COVID-19 testing

Good Samaritan Health Center and CVS Health launch COVID-19 testing

ATLANTA — The Good Samaritan Health Center  announced Tuesday it has launched rapid COVID-19 testing, together with CVS Health, on Atlanta’s Westside.  Licensed health care providers from MinuteClinic, the retail medical clinic of CVS Health, and CVS Pharmacy colleagues will staff the testing operation. “Partnering with CVS Health increases access to COVID-19 testing in our community.

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