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CVS Health and Microsoft announce strategic alliance

CVS Health and Microsoft announce strategic alliance

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health and Microsoft Corp. have launched a new strategic alliance focused on developing innovative solutions to help consumers improve their health, while empowering over 300,000 CVS Health employees including frontline workers with tools to better serve more than 100 million people. Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, organizations in every industry

Pharmacy operators found liable in opioid trial

Pharmacy operators found liable in opioid trial

CLEVELAND — A federal jury on Tuesday found that pharmacies operated by Walmart, CVS Health and Walgreens contributed to the opioid epidemic in two Ohio counties, Reuters reported. The trial was for a lawsuit filed in 2018 by Ohio’s Lake and Trumbull counties against Giant Eagle, Walgreens Boots Alliance, CVS Health and Walmart. Thousands of

CVS, Target and Walmart launch sustainable bag pilots

CVS, Target and Walmart launch sustainable bag pilots

NEW YORK – The Consortium to Reinvent the Retail Bag is launching  a series of tests and first-of-a-kind multi-retailer pilots from CVS Health, Target and Walmart to advance sustainable alternatives to the single-use plastic bag and accelerate their potential to scale. The pilots will help refine winning solutions from the Consortium’s global Beyond the Bag

Chief merchant Coleman exits CVS

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health senior vice president of merchandising George Coleman has left the company to be with his wife in Italy. “It’s not an easy decision, but it’s a decision driven by my heart,” Coleman wrote in a letter addressed to suppliers. “Many of you are familiar with my story. Three years ago

‘News’ confirms industry’s value

‘News’ confirms industry’s value

On a recent Monday in May, The New York Times ran a story in the paper’s Business section appropriately titled “Will the Future of Therapy Be at the Drugstore?” The article dealt primarily with CVS’ apparent decision to test the availability of mental health specialists within the retailer’s MinuteClinic nonemergency health care facilities in 13

Unilever teams with CVS, Walgreens and Rite Aid

Unilever teams with CVS, Walgreens and Rite Aid

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. — Unilever is partnering with CVS, Walgreens and Rite Aid to encourage shoppers to learn more about COVID-19 vaccines through digital touchpoints. This comes out of a partnership with the Ad Council’s #ItsUpToYou campaign, which aims to ensure that the American public has the most accurate information to be educated about vaccines

CVS expands Project Health program

CVS expands Project Health program

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health announced on Friday that it has launched an expansion of Project Health, the company’s no-cost, community-based screening program, which helps people without regular access to health care understand their risk for chronic conditions and connect to free or low-cost providers and services to support their unique health care needs. As the

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

Target rolling out of COVID-19 vaccines with CVS

Target rolling out of COVID-19 vaccines with CVS

MINNEAPOLIS —Target is partnering with CVS to distribute coronavirus vaccines at store locations across 17 states, the companies announced Wednesday. More than 600 CVS pharmacies within Target locations nationwide will be offering vaccinations to eligible guests. “Our top priority since the onset of the pandemic: the health and safety of our team members, guests and the communities we serve,” Target

CVS fights opioid abuse during pandemic

CVS fights opioid abuse during pandemic

WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health has teamed up to offer new and expanded programs to help prevent opioid misuse during the pandemic.  The company’s newest initiative increases access to digital prevention education resources tailored for the current learning environment. Working with Discovery Education, CVS Health has launched a suite of no-cost digital resources that empower

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