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COVID testing

Walgreens offering free at-home COVID-19 test kits

Walgreens offering free at-home COVID-19 test kits

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens, in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Labcorp, a leading global life sciences company, announced on Monday a program to make Pixel by Labcorp COVID-19 at-home PCR collection kits available for curbside and in-store pickup at more than 1,000 stores nationwide. This program is designed

Rite Aid offering free COVID-19 tests to Medicare beneficiaries

Rite Aid offering free COVID-19 tests to Medicare beneficiaries

PHILADELPHIA — Beginning Monday, people with Medicare Part B can visit any Rite Aid  location and receive up to eight over-the-counter COVID-19 tests every month at no cost. As part of the Medicare COVID-19 Over-the-Counter Test Initiative, people covered by Medicare Part B can bring their red, white, and blue Medicare card to any Rite

eTrueNorth actively recruiting retailers for COVID-19 testing effort

eTrueNorth actively recruiting retailers for COVID-19 testing effort

FORT WORTH, Texas —  eTrueNorth, the U.S.-based public and individual health company that enables laboratory testing at retail pharmacies, and United States Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Increasing Community Access to Testing (ICATT) program, are inviting retailers to join the effort to expand laboratory PCR COVID-19 testing to more Americans. A new COVID-19

Retailers limiting how many COVID-19 tests people can buy

Retailers limiting how many COVID-19 tests people can buy

NEW YORK —As the omicron variant continues to spread throughout the U.S. and COVID-19 cases spike ahead of Christmas, demand for at-home testing kits has risen dramatically. This has prompted Amazon, Walgreens and CVS this week to limit how many tests each customer can purchase. Amazon said it won’t let individual shoppers buy more than

Rite Aid expands testing; joins federal vaccination effort

Rite Aid expands testing; joins federal vaccination effort

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Rite Aid is expanding no-charge COVID-19 self-swab testing to all drive-thrue locations, with 441 additional sites opening Friday, February 12, through its partnership with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The new testing sites will increase Rite Aid’s capacity for COVID testing services in California, Connecticut, Delaware, Idaho,

Rite Aid to add hundreds of free COVID testing sites

Rite Aid to add hundreds of free COVID testing sites

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Rite Aid, through its partnership with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), will expand its no-charge COVID-19 testing capabilities with 317 additional drive-thru testing site locations on Friday, Feb. 5  across New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. As with Rite Aid’s existing testing sites, the new locations will utilize