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CVS offering free heart health screenings in February

CVS offering free heart health screenings in February

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — As part of its ongoing commitment to building healthier communities, CVS Health announced Monday it will be offering no cost “Know Your Numbers” heart health screenings at MinuteClinic, the company’s retail medical clinic, every Thursday in February, including Valentine’s Day. MinuteClinic locations can be found inside select CVS Pharmacy and Target stores in

CVS Health increases commitment to vets

CVS Health increases commitment to vets

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health today announced the expansion of the company’s participation in the Department of Defense SkillBridge Initiative, which helps service men and women transition from military life to private sector civilian careers, to new locations in Hampton Roads (Virginia) and Schofield Barracks (Hawaii). Active duty military at these bases can begin training with

CVS gets perfect score on the 2018 Disability Equality Index

CVS gets perfect score on the 2018 Disability Equality Index

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — In recognition of the company’s commitment to prioritizing the inclusion of individuals with disabilities in the workplace, CVS Health  announced it has been named a “Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion” on the annual Disability Equality Index (DEI). The company received a perfect score of 100 for the second year in

With Aetna deal nearing, CVS names new team

With Aetna deal nearing, CVS names new team

WOONSOCKET, R.I.­ — CVS Health has announced the management team that, following the close of the Aetna acquisition, will lead the combined company into the future. Aetna will operate as a stand-alone business unit within the CVS Health enterprise following the close and will be led by members of its current management team. In addition,

New health programs rolled out by CVS

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — This month, CVS Health rolled out two health programs, one focused on preventive care and the other on a chronic disease. The first was the MinuteClinic providing free heart health screenings each week throughout the month. The second was an ongoing program called Transform Rheumatoid Arthritis Care. It was introduced to help

CVS MinuteClinic to offer free heart health screenings

CVS MinuteClinic to offer free heart health screenings

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health’s MinuteClinic will provide free heart health screenings each week throughout this month. Dubbed “Know Your Numbers,” the MinuteClinic heart health screenings will be offered every Wednesday in February at all MinuteClinic locations. CVS said the heart health checks are part of its support of the American Heart Association’s “Go Red For Women”

CVS Health to hire 5,000 apprentices by 2022

CVS Health to hire 5,000 apprentices by 2022

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — In its continued commitment to workforce development, CVS Health announced today it has set a goal of hiring 5,000 new apprentices by 2022. This newly established goal, which coincides with the U.S. Department of Labor’s National Apprenticeship Week, reflects an expansion of the company’s Registered Apprenticeship program to seven additional states, including

CVS to offer employees incentives to quit smoking

CVS to offer employees incentives to quit smoking

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — Next month, CVS Health plans to launch an employee smoking cessation program that reflects the findings of new research and continues the company’s efforts to reduce tobacco use. According to a study by the CVS Health Research Institute and researchers from the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine, employer-sponsored smoking cessation programs that offer financial incentives show higher