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George Coleman to leave CVS

George Coleman to leave CVS

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health senior vice president of merchandising George Coleman is leaving the company early next month to be with his wife in Italy. “It’s not an easy decision, but it’s a decision driven by my heart,” Coleman wrote in a letter to suppliers.  “Many of you are familiar with my story.  Three

CVS, Target and Hy-Vee join list of stores dropping mask requirements for vaccinated people

CVS, Target and Hy-Vee join list of stores dropping mask requirements for vaccinated people

NEW YORK — More retailers are joining the list of stores dropping mask requirements for customers and employees if they’re fully vaccinated against COVID-19. CVS Pharmacy announced that, consistent with the latest CDC guidance, effective May 17 customers who are fully vaccinated are no longer required to wear face coverings inside of our stores, unless it

CVS offers same-day prescription delivery

CVS offers same-day prescription delivery

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Pharmacy has upgraded the CarePass program to offer same-day prescription delivery for eligible members through an expanded partnership with Shipt. Members may also add everyday wellness essentials to their prescription delivery, including selected items from categories like vitamins, digestive health, pain relief, first aid, groceries and more. Nonmembers may choose same-day

PEOPLE “Locks Arms” with CVS Health and Walmart for immunization initiative

PEOPLE “Locks Arms” with CVS Health and Walmart for immunization initiative

NEW YORK — Meredith Corporation’s PEOPLE is “locking arms” with CVS Health and Walmart in a promotional initiative, “PEOPLE United to End the Pandemic,” which helps consumers navigate the process of finding convenient locations nationwide to get immunized. As the country continues to move forward more than one year since the pandemic began, PEOPLE’s partnership kicks

Target will distribute COVID-19 vaccines with CVS

Target will distribute COVID-19 vaccines with CVS

MINNEAPOLIS —Target is partnering with CVS to distribute coronavirus vaccines at store locations across 17 states, the companies announced Wednesday. More than 600 CVS pharmacies within Target locations nationwide will be offering vaccinations to eligible people. “Our top priority since the onset of the pandemic: the health and safety of our team members, guests and

Aetna and Iora Health team up

Aetna and Iora Health team up

HOUSTON — Aetna, a CVS Health Company, announced Wednesday an agreement to provide members enrolled in Aetna Individual and Group Medicare Advantage plans access to Iora Health providers under the Iora Primary Care brand in Harris county, Texas. Under the agreement, which became effective January 1, 2021, Houston-area Aetna Medicare Advantage members have access to

CVS’ fourth quarter sales and earnings beat projections

CVS’ fourth quarter sales and earnings beat projections

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health’s fourth quarter sales and earnings easily beat Wall Street’s projections, as a rise in script counts lifted its results. Adjusted earnings per share were $1.30, bettering analysts’ forecast by 6 cents. Revenue for the period ended December 31 rose 4% from a year earlier to $69.55 billion, also topping predictions.

CVS teams with the American Heart Association

CVS teams with the American Heart Association

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health has joined the American Heart Association (AHA) in advocating for education and awareness about women’s heart health as the national presenting sponsor of the Go Red for Women movement. Throughout February, which is American Heart Month, customers will have the opportunity to give the gift of heart health by letting the

George Coleman named Merchant of the Year

George Coleman named Merchant of the Year

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — For  CVS Pharmacy, being a convenient health and wellness destination has meant resilience during the pandemic, says George Coleman, senior vice president of merchandising at CVS Health. For being integral to cementing CVS Health’s reputation for optimizing health and wellness and for helping keep the business strong in 2020, Coleman has been

COVID-19 vaccines could be available to general public at pharmacies by the spring

COVID-19 vaccines could be available to general public at pharmacies by the spring

WASHINGTON — Representatives from both Walgreens and CVS Health predicted the COVID-19 vaccine will be available to the general public during the spring, and patients will  be able to make appointments to get the shots at their neighborhood pharmacies. “My view on this is that I think that the best and easiest place for people

CVS, Walgreens report when COVID-19 vaccine will be available in drug stores

CVS, Walgreens report when COVID-19 vaccine will be available in drug stores

NEW YORK — Most people in the U.S. will probably have to wait until early spring before coronavirus vaccines become available at local pharmacies and grocery stores across the country, according to Walgreens and CVS Health representatives. “Over the next couple of months we anticipate that we’ll be able to have it in our stores

FDA authorizes emergency use of COVID-19 vaccine

FDA authorizes emergency use of COVID-19 vaccine

WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration on Friday authorized Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine for emergency use, kicking off a massive effort to initially deliver nearly 3 million doses of the vaccine to more than 600 sites nationwide. The approval comes just a day after the FDA’s advisory panel voted 17-4 in favor of approving the vaccine. “The

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