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CVS encouraging families to get their flu shots

CVS encouraging families to get their flu shots

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — In conjunction with National Influenza Vaccination Week (Dec. 2-8), CVS Health is reminding customers that it is not too late to get a flu shot to protect themselves and their loved ones from the flu. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) established National Influenza Immunization Week (NIVW) in 2005 to

CVS Health study says more Americans plan to get a flu shot

CVS Health study says more Americans plan to get a flu shot

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — Marking the start of flu vaccine availability, a new survey from CVS Health found that one in five (22%) of consumers surveyed who didn’t get a flu vaccine last year say that knowledge of last year’s flu season which had flu levels that were the highest observed since 2009 makes them more likely

CVS survey serves as flu shot reminder

CVS survey serves as flu shot reminder

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health has released findings from a poll on flu immunization as it urges families to get their shots during National Influenza Vaccination Week with the approach of peak flu season. A recent CVS survey found that 61% of Americans get a flu vaccine every year or plan to get one this

CVS: More consumers take flu shot action

CVS: More consumers take flu shot action

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — More Americans are now opting for an annual flu shot versus a year ago, according to a Harris Poll survey conducted for CVS Pharmacy. CVS said Wednesday that the Harris poll of 2,074 U.S. adults found that 61% get a flu vaccination each year or plan to get one this year, up

Rite Aid, CVS offer flu shot incentives

Rite Aid, CVS offer flu shot incentives

NEW YORK — In support of National Influenza Vaccination Week, Rite Aid and CVS Pharmacy are giving consumers more reasons to come to their pharmacies for a flu shot. Rite Aid is offering customers $5 off the cash price of a flu vaccination through Dec. 17. The standard trivalent flu shot costs $27.99 and the

Community pharmacies gear up for flu shot season

NEW YORK — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends an annual flu shot for everyone over the age of six months, and retail pharmacies across the nation are spreading the word of their ability to provide such health services. Walgreens is now offering flu shots at all of its pharmacies (including Duane Reade

CVS: Convenience, coverage sway flu shot decisions

CVS: Convenience, coverage sway flu shot decisions

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — Convenience and insurance coverage are chief factors for consumers in deciding where to get a flu shot, according to a poll from CVS Health. A Harris Poll online survey of 2,000 U.S. adults in July, conducted for CVS Pharmacy, found that 34% of respondents who have ever received the flu shot determine