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CVS Health to administer vaccines in six more states

CVS Health to administer vaccines in six more states

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health has added Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Louisiana, Ohio and Pennsylvania to the list of states where select CVS Pharmacy locations will offer COVID-19 vaccinations to eligible populations through the Federal Retail Pharmacy Program. This follows the successful February 12 rollout in 11 states: California, Connecticut, Hawaii, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Texas, and Virginia. Appointments for the latest allocation of approximately 570,000 doses will start

CVS Health invests $114 million in affordable housing

CVS Health invests $114 million in affordable housing

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — To address housing insecurities and promote community health improvement in vulnerable populations, CVS Health said it invested over $114 million in affordable housing in 2020. The company’s investments over the past year will lead to the construction and rehabilitation of more than 2,800 affordable housing units in 30 cities, across 12 states. Karen

CVS Health addressing COVID-19 vaccine equity

CVS Health addressing COVID-19 vaccine equity

WOONSOCKET, R.I. —CVS Health is adopting a community-based strategy to address potential inequities related to COVID-19 vaccine access in vulnerable communities, with a particular focus on Black and Hispanic populations, the company said Friday. The strategy includes proactive patient outreach, community-based partnerships and vaccine clinics, and robust, education-focused marketing, all aimed at increasing COVID-19 vaccination

Beyond the Bag group names challenge winners

Beyond the Bag group names challenge winners

NEW YORK — The Consortium to Reinvent the Retail Bag has picked the nine winners of its Beyond the Bag Challenge, which is designed to find more sustainable alternatives to the traditional plastic retail bag. The winners are: ChicoBag, Domtar, Eon, Fill it Forward, GOATOTE, PlasticFri, Returnity, SmartC and Sway. The winning solutions fall into

CVS, Walgreens expand access to vaccines

CVS, Walgreens expand access to vaccines

NEW YORK — CVS Health and Walgreens said Tuesday that they are working with the federal government to expand access to COVID-19 vaccinations at their stores. Beginning on Thursday, February 11, CVS Health will start to offer COVID-19 vaccinations to eligible populations at a limited number of CVS Pharmacy locations across 11 states. Supply for

Video Forum: Todd Huseby, Kearney

Video Forum: Todd Huseby, Kearney

  Todd Huseby, partner and leader of the consumer health care sector at Kearney, examines the implications of some key recent developments for pharmacy retailers. COVID-19’s effect on shoppers, Amazon’s move into the prescription drug business, the emergence of other e-commerce challengers, and changes at CVS Health and Walgreens Boots Alliance are among the subjects

CVS Health completes first round of vaccines

CVS Health completes first round of vaccines

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health has administered the first round of COVID-19 vaccine doses to nearly 8,000 skilled nursing facilities across the country, delivering on goals established early in the process and communicated to participating states and jurisdictions months ago.  Administration of second doses is well underway and expected to be complete within four weeks. “We’ve

CVS names Peluso, Havanec to leadership roles

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health has focused on people with two recent appointments, tapping Michelle Peluso to serve as the company’s first chief customer officer and naming Laurie Havanec executive vice president and chief people officer. In a newly created executive leadership role, Peluso will be responsible for transforming the consumer experience and accelerating CVS

CVS Health teams with CTCA on cancer care

CVS Health teams with CTCA on cancer care

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health said Tuesday that it is working with Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) to increase access to chemotherapy at home for eligible, fully insured patients. Together, the companies are focused on minimizing patient exposure to COVID-19 from inpatient or hospital outpatient settings during the ongoing pandemic while ensuring continuity of

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