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CVS Health

Ibn Sina Foundation, CVS Health expand COVID-19 testing in Houston

Ibn Sina Foundation, CVS Health expand COVID-19 testing in Houston

HOUSTON — The Ibn Sina Foundation announced on Thursday it is launching a second COVID-19 testing site, together with CVS Health, at its Ibn Sina North Shepherd Community Clinic location. CVS Pharmacists and CVS Pharmacy colleagues will staff the testing operation. Testing will be provided at no cost to patients. “The Ibn Sina Foundation has

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

CVS Health launches Time for Care

CVS Health launches Time for Care

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health announced on Wednesday the official launch of Time for Care, a campaign that reinforces the importance of accessing primary health care. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, many Americans have appropriately focused on staying home to keep themselves and others healthy. Although this kind of physical distancing is still an essential component

CVS issues Path to Better Health Study

CVS issues Path to Better Health Study

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — The American health care system is undergoing a period of rapid transformation. With a global pandemic as the backdrop, CVS Health has released the 2020 Path to Better Health Study, where consumers and providers were asked for their thoughts on the state of health care and how they are navigating this evolving landscape.

Aetna Medicare waives out-of-pocket costs for telehealth services

Aetna Medicare waives out-of-pocket costs for telehealth services

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — Aetna, a CVS Health company, will waive out-of-pocket costs for in-network primary care and specialist telehealth visits for all Individual and Group Medicare Advantage plan members through September 30, 2020. “While seniors are encouraged to stay home to limit their exposure to COVID-19, that doesn’t mean they have to forego medical care

CVS Health commits nearly $600 million to address racial inequality

CVS Health commits nearly $600 million to address racial inequality

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health announced it will invest nearly $600 million over five years to advance employee, community and public policy initiatives that address inequality faced by Black people and other disenfranchised communities. The investment follows a commitment from president and CEO Larry Merlo to evaluate how the company operates and how it can use its

CVS Pharmacy unveils new app feature for reading “talking” Rx labels

CVS Pharmacy unveils new app feature for reading “talking” Rx labels

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Pharmacy announced that it has developed Spoken Rx, a new feature of the CVS Pharmacy app that can read a specific type of label for patients with visual impairments and those who cannot read standard print labels. Spoken Rx is the first in-app prescription reader application to be developed by a national

CVS Health issues update on social media advertising

CVS Health issues update on social media advertising

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health announced last week its  decision to pause advertising on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter for at least 30 days. “We’ll use that time to define our strategy going forward, built around the simple principle that we won’t support any platform that isn’t taking meaningful steps to eliminate hate speech and misinformation.

CVS Health named a sponsor for the Washington Spirit pro soccer team

CVS Health named a sponsor for the Washington Spirit pro soccer team

BOYDS, Md.— The Washington Spirit has named CVS Health as their new presenting and official health and wellness sponsor for the 2020 season. The sponsorship reflects a shared goal of building healthier communities, with a focus on the health and wellness of women and underserved youth. CVS Health will be the presenting sponsor for all

CVS Health, Governor Hogan, Rep. Mfume, Mayor Young announce opening of COVID-19 rapid testing site in Baltimore

CVS Health, Governor Hogan, Rep. Mfume, Mayor Young announce opening of COVID-19 rapid testing site in Baltimore

BALTIMORE — CVS Health, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan, Congressman Kweisi Mfume and Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young announced on Friday the opening of a rapid COVID-19 testing site in Baltimore.  Licensed health care providers from MinuteClinic, the retail medical clinic of CVS Health, supported by CVS Pharmacy employees, will staff the testing operation.  Testing will be provided at no

CVS opposes rule that reduces health care protections for transgender people

CVS opposes rule that reduces health care protections for transgender people

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — Last week, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services finalized a rule that reduces anti-discrimination protections in health care for transgender people. The rule changed the previous definition for covered health care entities of “[discrimination] on the basis of sex” so that the definition no longer includes gender identity. CVS Health

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

CVS Health expands testing capabilities in California

CVS Health expands testing capabilities in California

WOONSOCKET, R.I. —  In an ongoing effort to help slow the spread of the virus, CVS Health has expanded its COVID-19 testing program by announcing 35 additional test sites at select CVS Pharmacy drive-thru locations across California. The opening of additional test sites on Friday, June 26 add to the 107 locations previously opened in California. The opening of these

CVS Health rolls out Return Ready

CVS Health rolls out Return Ready

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health has launched Return Ready, a comprehensive, customizable COVID-19 testing solution for employers and universities. The solution helps return employees to worksites and students, faculty and staff to campuses, and integrates COVID-19 testing for ongoing business continuity. With flexible technology options for on-site testing and/or drive-thru testing at CVS Pharmacy locations, organizations

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