CVS Pharmacy implements time delay safes to help prevent robbery incidents and combat the ongoing opioid epidemic

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Jun-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Pharmacy announced today (June 7, 2017) that it has implemented the use of time delay safes in more than 170 locations in the Cincinnati, Columbus and Dayton markets as well as nearby locations in central and southern Ohio and northern Kentucky. This step will help prevent […]

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CVS Pharmacy debuts in Colorado

CVS Pharmacy debuts in Colorado   WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Jun-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), announced the grand opening of its first ever standalone store in Colorado. The new store at 16920 E. Lincoln Ave in Parker, CO, is the first of three locations to open […]

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Opioid overdose-reversal medicine naloxone now available without prescription at all CVS Pharmacy locations in Arizona

PHOENIX, 2017-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Attorney General Mark Brnovich and State Representative Heather Carter joined CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today (May 23, 2017) in announcing an important step to increase access to the opioid overdose-reversal medicine naloxone by making it available without a prescription at all CVS Pharmacy locations in Arizona. Pharmacists in […]

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CVS Pharmacy launches new campaign to increase awareness on skin health, sun safety and the importance of proper skincare

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-May-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Launching this month from CVS Pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), is the new multi-platform Long Live Skin campaign aimed at increasing awareness around skin health, sun safety and the importance of proper skincare. The Long Live Skin Campaign kicks off today (May 15, […]

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CVS Pharmacy removes parabens, phthalates and the most prevalent formaldehyde donors across beauty and personal care products

Parabens, phthalates and the most prevalent formaldehyde donors will be removed from extensive line of store brand beauty and personal care products Company also publishes full list of restricted chemicals WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Apr-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (April 19, 2017) CVS Pharmacy (NYSE:CVS), America’s leading retail pharmacy, took a major step forward in advancing […]

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CVS Pharmacy brings South Korean beauty products in stores nationwide with the roll out of K-Beauty HQ

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Mar-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Pharmacy is making the trend-setting world of Korean beauty more accessible than ever before, with the launch of the new K- Beauty HQ at 2,100 CVS Pharmacy stores nationwide, making this one of the largest Korean beauty initiatives globally. More than 100 new products from South Korean […]

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CVS Health to make naloxone available in CVS Pharmacy locations in Arizona, Georgia, Iowa and South Carolina

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Mar-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) announced today that CVS Pharmacy locations in four additional states will dispense the opioid overdose reversal drug naloxone to patients without an individual prescription. With the addition of CVS Pharmacy locations in Arizona, Georgia, Iowa and South Carolina, CVS Pharmacy locations in 41 states […]

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CVS Pharmacy continues to evolve into a premier health destination with the removal of partially hydrogenated oils from all exclusive store brands food products

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Feb-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Pharmacy is the first national retail pharmacy chain to announce the removal of partially hydrogenated oils (PHO), the primary source of artificial trans fats in processed foods, from all its exclusive store brands food products. The retailer now offers over 600 exclusive snack and grocery options which […]

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CVS Pharmacy announces availability of flu shots at its locations across Washington

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Jan-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — As the number of cases of the flu continues to rise in Washington, CVS Pharmacy is encouraging residents to get their flu shots. The standard vaccine and/or high-dose vaccine are available at CVS Pharmacy locations across the state, including the 30 pharmacies located in Target stores, while supplies […]

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CVS Pharmacy offers variety of last minute gift ideas and stocking stuffers

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2016-Dec-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Pharmacy is helping customers celebrate this holiday season with less stress by offering a variety of last minute gift ideas, stocking stuffers and better-for-you food and snack options for a healthier holiday this year. CVS Pharmacy is the go-to destination to find quality gift ideas, including […]

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Naloxone opioid overdose-reversal drug now available without prescription at all CVS Pharmacy locations in Nevada

WOONSOCKET, R.I., , 2016-Dec-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) announced today (December 14, 2016) that the opioid overdose-reversal medication naloxone is now available without a prescription at all CVS Pharmacy locations in Nevada. CVS Health has established a standing order with physicians in Nevada that allows CVS Pharmacy to expand access to […]

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CVS Pharmacy to build new distribution center at the Skyport Industrial Park in Kansas City, Mo

America’s leading retail pharmacy plans to open 762,000 sq. ft. center in 2018 KANSAS CITY, Mo, 2016-Dec-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Gov. Jay Nixon today (December 14, 2016) announced that major retailor CVS Pharmacy will build a new 762,000 sq. ft. distribution center in Kansas City, Mo, at the Skyport Industrial Park. The company’s […]

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CVS Pharmacy reminds customers to protect themselves from flu in support of National Influenza Vaccination Week

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2016-Dec-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — During National Influenza Vaccination Week (Dec. 4-10), CVS Pharmacy is reminding families nationwide that it’s not too late to receive a flu shot to protect themselves from the flu. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) established National Influenza Vaccination Week in 2005 to emphasize the importance […]

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OptumRx and CVS Pharmacy team up to offer consumers and clients a new pharmacy network solution

CHICAGO and WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2016-Dec-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — OptumRx and CVS Pharmacy are partnering to provide more convenient choices and lower costs for consumers and clients while improving health outcomes. OptumRx is UnitedHealth Group’s (NYSE: UNH) free-standing pharmacy care services business, managing more than one billion prescriptions annually. CVS Pharmacy, the retail division of […]

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CVS Pharmacy announced savings opportunities for ExtraCare members during its three-day Black Friday sales event

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2016-Nov-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Pharmacy today (November 21, 2016) announced significant savings opportunities for ExtraCare members during its three-day Black Friday sales event at more than 7,900 CVS Pharmacy locations, which kicks off on Thanksgiving Day and runs through Saturday, November 26. For the first time ever, this year’s Black Friday […]

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CVS Pharmacy to assist patients in determining the best Medicare Part D prescription drug plan during enrollment period for 2017

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2016-Oct-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), announced today (Oct. 14, 2016) that it will offer an extensive array of in-store and online resources to assist senior patients in determining the best 2017 Medicare Part D prescription drug plan during the Annual Enrollment period. Open […]

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CVS Pharmacy voluntarily withdraws homeopathic teething products from its retail stores and at CVS.com

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2016-Oct-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Pharmacy announced today (September 30, 2016) that it has voluntarily withdrawn all brands of homeopathic teething products sold in its retail stores and online at CVS.com. The voluntary withdrawal is being conducted in light of the FDA’s announcement today recommending that consumers stop using these products. […]

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Medication naloxone now available without prescription at CVS Pharmacy locations in Idaho

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2016-Aug-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) announced today that the opioid overdose-reversal medication naloxone is now available without a prescription at CVS Pharmacy locations in Idaho. Under prescriptive authority allowed by the state, CVS Pharmacists will expand access to the medication. “Naloxone is a safe and effective antidote to opioid […]

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CVS Pharmacy responds to the recent flooding in Elkview, West Virginia area with the opening of mobile pharmacy

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2016-Jul-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Pharmacy announced today that the company has opened a mobile pharmacy in Elkview, West Virginia, in response to the deadly flooding that devastated the area in late June. In order to serve community members whose pharmacies have been damaged or destroyed,CVS Pharmacy opened a mobile pharmacy at […]

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CVS Pharmacy expands its assortment of healthier foods and beverages to more than 2,900 stores nationwide

WOONSOCKET, R.I, 2016-Jun-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Pharmacy announced today the expansion of its assortment of healthier foods and beverages to more than 2,900 stores nationwide. Throughout the year, 100 stores each week are being enhanced with a carefully curated selection of national and niche better-for-you brands that make healthier eating on-the-go, convenient and […]

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CVS Health announces that its CVS Pharmacy locations in Target stores are now open in Oregon

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2016-Jun-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced that the first CVS Pharmacy locations in Target stores are now open in Oregon. The pharmacies, located in several metropolitan areas, including Portland>Eugene and Medford, are being operated through a store-within-a-store format and are branded CVS Pharmacy. “We’re excited to introduce […]

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CVS Health opens CVS Pharmacy locations in Target stores throughout Washington

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2016-Jun-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced that the first CVS Pharmacy locations in Target stores are now open in Washington. The pharmacies, located in several metropolitan areas, including Olympia, Seattle, Spokane and Tacoma, are being operated through a store-within-a-store format and are branded CVS Pharmacy. “We’re excited […]

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CVS Pharmacy will launch digital receipts for all members of its ExtraCare Rewards program

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2016-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Pharmacy today announced the company will launch digital receipts as a new option for all members of its ExtraCare Rewards program. The new option for digital receipts will roll out in early June and eventually be available in 7,900 retail locations. Customers will have the opportunity to […]

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Opioid overdose-reversal medicine naloxone available without prescription at all CVS Pharmacy locations across Virginia

RICHMOND, Va., 2016-May-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today joined Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe, Health and Human Resources SecretaryWilliam Hazel and Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security Brian Moran in highlighting the availability of the opioid overdose-reversal medicine naloxone without a prescription at all CVS Pharmacy locations across Virginia. CVS […]

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CVS Pharmacy voluntarily recalls Gold Emblem Abound Organic Spiced Herbal Tea due to possible Salmonella contamination

WOONSOCKET, R.I. 2016-Apr-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Pharmacy announced today that it has voluntarily recalled select cases of Gold Emblem Abound Organic Spiced Herbal Tea following notification from the manufacturer that the product is potentially contaminated with Salmonella. An ingredient produced by the manufacturer’s raw material supplier tested positive for Salmonella in another company’s […]

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CVS Health and Target Corporation announce first CVS Pharmacy locations in Target stores

CVS Pharmacy locations feature new look, expanded pharmacy care services and enhanced digital tools for Target guests nationwide  WOONSOCKET, RI and MINNEAPOLIS, MN, 2016-Feb-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE:CVS) and Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) today announced that the first CVS Pharmacy locations in Target stores are now open in the Charlotte, North Carolina market. […]

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CVS Health marks one year since it ended tobacco sales at CVS/pharmacy

New Data Shows Reduction in Cigarette Purchases Across All Retailers CVS Health and its Foundation Announce School-based Tobacco-prevention Program WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2015-9-4 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today marked the first anniversary of ending tobacco sales at CVS/pharmacy by releasing new data showing a measurable reduction in cigarette purchases over the […]

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