• CVS Health Nov 18

    CVS Will Close 900 Stores Over Next Three Years, As They Shift To Digital Strategy

    CVS Health said on Thursday that it will close about 900 stores over the next three years, as it adjusts to shoppers who are buying more online.

  • Covid-19 Vaccine Mar 13

    CVS Adds 11 COVID-19 Vaccine Sites Around Connecticut

    CVS is adding 11 locations for COVID-19 vaccines in Connecticut. The major pharmacy plans to start administering shots as early as Sunday, March 14. Appointments to get vaccinated became available early on Saturday as more locations receive shipments of doses. Vaccines will be available for those 55 and older, K-12 teachers and staff, childcare workers and those who meet the…

  • coronavirus testing Jul 22, 2020

    State Labs Set to Help Offset COVID-19 Test Backlog

    “They said 30 min to 45 minutes,” Carmen Mendez said. As a two-time COVID-19 patient Mendez knows test result wait time means all the difference. “If you’re unsure just stay home,” Mendez said. She came to the CVS Health Rapid result COVID-19 testing site in Hartford Wednesday to get proof she’s COVID-free within minutes. “People in my situation we know…

  • CVS Health May 15, 2020

    CVS Health Opens 12 New Drive-Thru Test Sites in Connecticut Today

    CVS will open 12 new COVID-19 test sites at select CVS Pharmacy drive-thru locations across Connecticut today, according to the company. It is part of CVS’s plan of establishing up to 1,000 test sites across the country by the end of May. “While the large-scale test sites we’ve been operating since early April have proven successful, this new approach allows…

  • opioids May 13, 2020

    CVS Subsidiary to Pay $15.3M Over Opioid Allegations, Prosecutors Say

    Omnicare Inc., a subsidiary of CVS Health and a provider of pharmacy services to long-term care facilities, agreed to pay a $15.3 million penalty to resolve allegations that it allowed opioids to be dispensed without prescriptions, federal prosecutors in Los Angeles announced Wednesday. The Cincinnati-based Omnicare operates non-public “closed door” pharmacies that deliver controlled substances to nursing homes and other…

  • CVS Health Mar 23, 2020

    CVS Announces Hiring Push, 50K New Jobs Amid Coronavirus Pandemic 

    CVS Health has announced it will be adding 50,000 new jobs to help the company meet demand amid the coronavirus pandemic. 

  • spokesman Oct 26, 2019

    Walmart, CVS, Rite Aid Pull J&J Baby Powder From Shelves After FDA Finds Sub-Trace Levels of Asbestos

    Walmart, CVS Health and Rite Aid are pulling all containers of Johnson & Johnson’s 22-ounce baby powder after the FDA found sub-trace amounts of asbestos, the companies confirmed Thursday. “CVS Pharmacy is complying with Johnson & Johnson’s voluntary recall of Johnson’s Baby Powder 22 oz. and is removing this product from all stores and from CVS.com,” spokesman Mike DeAngelis said...

  • D.C. Jun 4, 2019

    CVS Announces Further Expansion Into Health Care Services

    CVS Health is pushing deeper into health services with plans to add dietitians, medical equipment and space for the occasional yoga class to 1,500 stores over the next few years. The drugstore chain that quit selling tobacco several years ago said Tuesday it will expand a store model it recently tested. Its HealthHub stores will have about twice as much...

  • D.C. Jun 4, 2019

    CVS Announces Further Expansion Into Health Care Services

    CVS Health is pushing deeper into health services with plans to add dietitians, medical equipment and space for the occasional yoga class to 1,500 stores over the next few years. The drugstore chain that quit selling tobacco several years ago said Tuesday it will expand a store model it recently tested. Its HealthHub stores will have about twice as much...

  • Connecticut Oct 10, 2018

    DOJ Approves $69B CVS Health-Aetna Merger, With Conditions

    The proposed $69 billion merger between CVS Health and Aetna is getting a greenlight from the Department of Justice, with some conditions. The Justice Department on Wednesday approved the deal on the condition that Aetna moves ahead with its plan to sell its Medicare Part D prescription drug plan business, resolving some anti-monopoly issues.

  • Florida Aug 30, 2018

    Hundreds of Nasal Products for Children, Adults Added to CVS Mist Recall Over Bacterial Concerns

    An over-the-counter health and beauty product manufacturer supplying medicines to retailers across the country has expanded its voluntary nasal product recall to include all nasal products and baby oral gels — amounting to hundreds of items — over concerns of microbial contamination that could pose life-threatening infection risk for vulnerable users.

  • CVS Aug 9, 2018

    CVS Health Sinus Relief Nasal Mists Recalled Due to Contamination

    Certain bottles of CVS Health’s 12 Hour Sinus Relief Nasal Mist have been recalled after they were found to have had a microbiological contamination, the Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday. The nasal mist, manufactured by Product Quest, was found to have Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Frequent use of the contaminated product could result in infections, which could be life-threatening for users...

  • New York Jun 19, 2018

    CVS Health Will Now Deliver Prescriptions to Your Home

    CVS Health is making prescription deliveries nationwide to accommodate the heightened expectations of convenience from consumers.

  • California May 21, 2018

    Amazon Cracks Top 10 of Fortune 500 for First Time

    E-commerce giant Amazon, the Seattle-based company that’s currently in a nationwide search for its second headquarters, broke new ground today with the reveal its cracked the top 10 of the Fortune 500 listing for the first time, landing at No. 8 with $177.8 billion in revenue.

  • Donald Trump Apr 11, 2018

    Insurers Look to Pass Drug Price Breaks Straight to Consumer

    Some major health insurers plan to take a little sting out of prescription drug prices by giving customers rebates at the pharmacy counter. Aetna and UnitedHealthcare both say they will begin passing rebates they get from drugmakers along to some customers starting next year. They could spark a trend: The idea has been championed by President Donald Trump, and it’s...

  • United States Nov 16, 2017

    CVS Blames Pharmacy Outages on ‘Internal Network' Problems

    After a major system outages at CVS Health pharmacies due to an “internal network infrastructure issue,” since Tuesday, CNBC reported. The cause is unknown according to a CVS spokesperson, CNBC reported. Dorman said top management notified him about the network issue after customers around the nation complained about not being able to refill their medications, reported CNBC.

  • attorney Apr 20, 2017

    Cherokee Nation Sues Opioid Wholesalers, Retailers for Abuse

    The Cherokee Nation sued distributors and retailers of opioid medications on Thursday, alleging the companies have contributed to “an epidemic of prescription opioid abuse” within the tribe and have not done enough to prevent tribal members from acquiring illegally prescribed opioid painkillers. The lawsuit alleges that six distribution and pharmacy companies have created conditions in which “vast amounts of opioids...

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