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CVS expands resources to prevent opioid misuse during COVID-19

CVS expands resources to prevent opioid misuse during COVID-19

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health has teamed up to offer new and expanded programs to help prevent opioid misuse during the pandemic.  The company’s newest initiative increases access to digital prevention education resources tailored for the current learning environment. Working with Discovery Education, CVS Health has launched a suite of no-cost digital resources that empower

CVS, Walgreens to provide COVID-19 vaccine to long-term care facilities

CVS, Walgreens to provide COVID-19 vaccine to long-term care facilities

WASHINGTON — CVS Health and Walgreens will work with the White House to provide COVID-19 vaccinations to long-term care facilities throughout the country when the vaccine becomes available, the two companies announced Friday. “Protecting the vulnerable has been the No. 1 priority of the Trump Administration’s response to COVID-19, and that commitment will continue through

Aetna 2021 Medicare plans focus on total health and making care more affordable

Aetna 2021 Medicare plans focus on total health and making care more affordable

HARTFORD, Conn. — Aetna, a CVS Health company, announced its 2021 Medicare offerings, featuring increased integration with CVS Health; expanded and differentiated Medicare Advantage plan options, including HMO and Dual Eligible Special Needs Plan offerings in new states; new Aetna Medicare Eagle plans designed especially for Veterans; and the lowest premium standalone prescription drug plan product

Leading personal care and beauty brands join coalition

Leading personal care and beauty brands join coalition

WASHINGTON – The Buy Safe America Coalition, a diverse group of retailers, consumer groups, and manufacturers who support efforts to combat organized retail crime and protect consumers and communities from the sale of counterfeit and stolen goods, announced on Thursday new members including leading personal care, cosmetics and beauty brands and industry associations. Walgreens, CVS

U.S. News and Aetna Foundation release 2020 Healthiest Communities rankings

U.S. News and Aetna Foundation release 2020 Healthiest Communities rankings

WASHINGTON – U.S. News & World Report, in collaboration with the Aetna Foundation, an independent, charitable and philanthropic affiliate of CVS Health, has released the third annual Healthiest Communities rankings. This year, the rankings are accompanied by new tools tracking COVID-19 data, as well as in-depth editorial analysis on relationships between COVID-19 and the social determinants

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

CVS Health invests $13.7 million to renovate low-income housing in Ohio

CVS Health invests $13.7 million to renovate low-income housing in Ohio

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health announced it will invest $13.7 million to help renovate 230 low-income housing units at the Rosewind apartments in Columbus, Ohio. These funds will also be used to make significant improvements to the local community center and support new community programs in the area. The investment kicks-off the company’s commitment of nearly $600 million over five years to address

CVS offers COVID-19 testing for children 12 years and older

CVS offers COVID-19 testing for children 12 years and older

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — As part of its comprehensive effort to increase access to COVID-19 testing in order to help slow the spread of the virus, CVS Health announced Thursday that children age 12 years and older are now eligible for testing at the more than 2,000 test sites located at select CVS Pharmacy drive-thru testing

CVS Health named presenting sponsor for American Lung Association event

CVS Health named presenting sponsor for American Lung Association event

CHICAGO —  The American Lung Association announced that CVS Health as the presenting sponsor for their first-ever livestream benefit, #Act4Impact, to be held on September 26, 2020. The sponsorship reflects a shared goal to protect the lung health of Americans, particularly those most affected in underserved communities. The livestream event, formally announced on August 11th, will shine a

Benedict College and CVS Health launch COVID-19 testing in Columbia, S.C.

Benedict College and CVS Health launch COVID-19 testing in Columbia, S.C.

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Benedict College and CVS Health announced the launch of rapid COVID-19 testing on the College’s Columbia campus.  CVS Pharmacists and pharmacy employees will staff the testing operation, which will be available at no cost to patients. “I applaud Benedict College and CVS Health for partnering to increase much-needed COVID-19 testing in our community,” said Congressman

Bridges Health Partners and Aetna extend value-based collaboration

Bridges Health Partners and Aetna extend value-based collaboration

WARRENDALE, Penn. — Bridges Health Partners (Bridges), a clinically integrated network, and Aetna, a CVS Health company, have entered into a value-based agreement for Aetna’s commercial employer groups in Western Pennsylvania. The agreement is designed to improve clinical outcomes, efficiency and cost of care for Aetna’s commercial employer groups cared for by Bridges providers. “Working

Flu shots now available at CVS Pharmacy and MinuteClinic

Flu shots now available at CVS Pharmacy and MinuteClinic

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — With the ongoing health impacts of COVID-19 on local communities, CVS Health is reminding the public that it is more important than ever to stay current with vaccinations and other routine health care needs.  The company announced Tuesday that flu shots are now available at the nearly 10,000 CVS Pharmacy and approximately

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