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CVS supports women’s health and wellness in May

CVS supports women’s health and wellness in May

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health announced Monday new initiatives to support women’s health and wellness in May, including offering no-cost heart health screenings from May 9 through May 15 at MinuteClinic to help women understand their risk for heart disease the number one killer of women. These efforts are part of CVS Health’s overall commitment to making women’s

NACDS honors Merlo for lifetime achievement

NACDS honors Merlo for lifetime achievement

ARLINGTON, Va.  — Larry Merlo, who stepped down as president and CEO  of CVS Health in February, on Wednesday received the Sheldon W. Fantle Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Association of Chain Drug Stores.   The honor, which recognizes individuals whose accomplishments and contributions to the chain drug industry over the course of their

CVS names Kathryn Metcalfe chief communications officer

CVS names Kathryn Metcalfe chief communications officer

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health said Thursday that Kathryn Metcalfe has joined the company as senior vice president and chief communications officer. In this role, she is responsible for all internal, external, crisis, and reputation communications across the organization. “I’m excited to help CVS Health transform the health care system and make it more convenient,

CVS addresses affordable housing in California

CVS addresses affordable housing in California

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health has surpassed $200 million in affordable housing investments in California as part of an ongoing commitment to address housing insecurity throughout the country. Over the past years, the company and its subsidiaries have invested in over 130 affordable housing communities across California, facilitating the construction or rehabilitation of more than 12,500 affordable homes. This milestone

CVS MinuteClinic outlets offer COVID-19 testing

CVS MinuteClinic outlets offer COVID-19 testing

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health announced on Monday the availability of COVID-19 antibody testing at MinuteClinic locations across the country. The point-of-care test can help identify if a patient has previously been infected with COVID-19 and the results are available within 15 minutes. A COVID-19 antibody test is not intended to diagnose a current infection.

CVS passes 10 million COVID-19 vaccine mark

CVS passes 10 million COVID-19 vaccine mark

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health has surpassed 10 million COVID-19 vaccine doses administered through its participation in the Pharmacy Partnership for Long-Term Care Program and Federal Retail Pharmacy Program, the company said Thursday. It is now administering vaccines in nearly 2,000 stores across 44 states, Puerto Rico, and Washington, D.C., with the pace of vaccinations expected

CVS Health releases 14th annual CSR report

CVS Health releases 14th annual CSR report

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health announced on Wednesday new goals in support of its long-term corporate social responsibility (CSR) strategy, Transform Health 2030, and released its 14th annual CSR report. The Transform Health 2030 strategy is guided by four priority areas, Healthy People, Healthy Business, Healthy Community and Healthy Planet, through which the company uses its strengths

CVS Health, Walgreens and Walmart team with the Ad Council and COVID Collaborative

CVS Health, Walgreens and Walmart team with the Ad Council and COVID Collaborative

NEW YORK —  The Ad Council and COVID Collaborative unveiled on Thursday new public service advertisements (PSAs) with CVS Health, Walgreens and Walmart to help educate people throughout the nation about the COVID-19 vaccines. Developed with expertise from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH), as part

Lynch brings passion for health care to new role

Lynch brings passion for health care to new role

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — For Karen S. Lynch, health care is personal. On National Caregivers Day in late February, she shared some thoughts on LinkedIn about her aunt Millie, whom Lynch, when she was in her early 20s, looked after, and recalled the difficulties in navigating the complexities of the American health care system. “Ultimately, those

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