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CVS adds time delay safes to all Pennsylvania pharmacies

CVS adds time delay safes to all Pennsylvania pharmacies

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Pharmacy announced Tuesday that it has completed the rollout of time delay safes in all of its 512 CVS Pharmacy locations in Pennsylvania, including pharmacies located in Target stores. The safes are anticipated to help prevent pharmacy robberies and the resulting diversion of controlled substance medications. In addition, the safes are

CVS to install 1,100 additional safe medication disposal units

CVS to install 1,100 additional safe medication disposal units

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health  announced that the company will enhance and expand two of its signature programs focused on helping prevent prescription opioid abuse. Specifically, CVS Health said it will install 1,100 additional safe medication disposal units in CVS Pharmacy locations and local police departments by the end of next year, bringing the total number

CVS pilot program to combat diabetes in Atlanta neighborhoods

CVS pilot program to combat diabetes in Atlanta neighborhoods

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health said that it is embarking on a pilot project in the Tri-Cities area of Atlanta, Georgia, aimed at addressing diabetes in medically underserved communities with chronically high rates of this disease.  In collaboration with Rimidi, Inc., a digital health company, and select community organizations, CVS Health will work to heighten awareness

CVS Health opens retail distribution center in Kansas City

CVS Health opens retail distribution center in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. and WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health officially announced the opening of a new retail distribution center in Kansas City, Mo, located at 10711 North Congress Avenue in the Skyport Industrial Park.  When fully operational, the new distribution center will add more than 360 new jobs to the Kansas City area, as well as an additional 70 to 100

CVS Health highlights efforts in fighting opioid abuse

CVS Health highlights efforts in fighting opioid abuse

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health  announced today the latest milestones in the company’s more than six year effort to help address and prevent prescription opioid abuse and misuse.  Over the past several months, the company has dramatically increased access to safe medication disposal sites, helped its clients reduce opioid utilization for members when clinically appropriate, strengthened

CVS Health expands safe drug disposal to locations in Arizona

CVS Health expands safe drug disposal to locations in Arizona

PHOENIX  —  CVS Health has expanded its safe medication disposal program to select CVS Pharmacy locations in Arizona to help facilitate proper and timely disposal of opioids and other medications that could be diverted or misused if left in medicine cabinets. Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich attended the launch of the program at a Phoenix CVS Pharmacy

CVS expands safe drug disposal at CVS Pharmacy locations in Virginia

CVS expands safe drug disposal at CVS Pharmacy locations in Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. — CVS Health announced that the company has expanded its safe medication disposal program to select CVS Pharmacy locations in Virginia to help facilitate proper and timely disposal of opioids and other medications that could be diverted or misused if left in medicine cabinets. Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring, Chesterfield Deputy Chief of Police,

CVS Health praises enactment of VA Mission Act

CVS Health praises enactment of VA Mission Act

WOONSOCKET, R.I. —  CVS Health has applauded the enactment of the VA Mission Act, which enhances veteran access to community care through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The new law builds upon several successful programs CVS Health has implemented in coordination with the Department to increase veterans’ access to health care services through walk-in care

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,

CVS Health aims to help patients save

CVS Health aims to help patients save

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health has revealed a new, comprehensive program designed to combat rising prescription drug prices and help patients save money on their medications. The new initiatives are being launched against a background of ongoing increases in manufacturers’ list prices for drugs and a growing percentage of Americans who have high-deductible health plans.

CVS rolls out drug disposal kiosks to South Carolina stores

CVS rolls out drug disposal kiosks to South Carolina stores

COLUMBIA, S.C. — CVS Health is deploying safe medication disposal containers to CVS Pharmacy stores in South Carolina. CVS said Tuesday that 22 drug disposal units will be installed at CVS Pharmacy locations in South Carolina over the next few weeks. These will add to the 24 CVS medication disposal kiosks donated to police and sheriff departments

In-store medication disposal kiosks installed at CVS

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health has expanded its safe medication disposal program with in-store kiosks. The new disposal units inside 750 CVS Pharmacy stores will add to the more than 800 CVS medication disposal kiosks the company has donated to law enforcement officials across the country. Those units have collected more than 100 metric tons

CVS Health deploys drug disposal kiosks in stores

CVS Health deploys drug disposal kiosks in stores

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health has officially expanded its safe medication disposal kiosk program to CVS Pharmacy stores. The company said new CVS drug disposal kiosks are now inside 750 CVS Pharmacy locations, adding to the 800-plus units that the company has donated to law enforcement nationwide, which have collected more than 100 metric tons

CVS Health examines perceptions of opioid epidemic

CVS Health examines perceptions of opioid epidemic

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — Americans see prescription drug abuse as a growing problem that is increasingly impacting their lives, a new report from CVS Health has found. Released on Thursday, ahead of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, the report also finds that 75% of respondents believe the problem of prescription