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CVS, Walgreens shares fall on report that Amazon may open brick-and-mortar pharmacies

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Store signs from CVS, Rite Aid and Walgreens stores. Getty Images Shares of CVS Health, Walgreens Boots Alliance and Rite Aid are falling Wednesday on a report that Amazon may open brick-and-mortar pharmacies. CVS shares were down about 3%, Walgreens......

CVS, Walmart, Sam’s Club offer vaccine walk-ins at Michigan stores

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Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here As state and federal officials push to increase the COVID-19 vaccination rate, Michigan residents have a chance to find the shot at three major retailers. CVS Health announced Wednesday it is accepting walk-in vaccination appointments at its pharmacy locations nationwide, including the nearly 300 locations......

CVS to expand frozen food, snack offerings

WOONSOCKET, RI. — CVS Pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health operating nearly 10,000 locations, is ramping up its food and beverage offerings in an effort to become more of a meal solutions provider post-pandemic. CVS said select stores now have a refreshed assortment of more than 100 frozen foods......

CVS, Walgreens, grocers halt Johnson & Johnson vaccines, scramble to reschedule appointments

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here CVS Pharmacy Technician Leslie Carnejo, left, talks to RN Claire Karas after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine at a CVS in East Boston on Feb. 12, 2021. Erin Clark | Boston Globe | Getty Images Drugstores and grocers have played a......

CVS Health CEO expects use of masks to continue till 2022

Feb 23 (Reuters) – CVS Health Corp Chief Executive Officer Karen Lynch said on Tuesday that she believes the use of masks will continue at least till 2022 to confront the spread of coronavirus. Lynch made the comment during a New York Times online event. On Sunday, U.S. infectious diseases......

Covid vaccine rollout gives CVS, Walgreens a chance to bring health care to communities of color

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Dr. Virginia Banks, an infectious disease specialist, is part of a group of Black physicians and scientists who are focused on ways to solve health-care disparities. Dr. Virginia Banks Dr. Virginia Banks says if the U.S. really wants to bring......

How CVS and other retailers will dole out any surplus Covid vaccine doses

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A healthcare worker wearing a protective mask fills a syringe with a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine at a large scale vaccination site in Sacramento, California, Feb. 4, 2021. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images As Covid-19......

When Covid vaccines could available at chain pharmacies like CVS and Walgreens

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here On Thursday, the federal government will begin shipping 1 million doses of Covid vaccines directly to retail pharmacies across the country as part of the Federal Retail Pharmacy Program, the Biden administration’s Covid-19 response team announced. That sounds like good......

Is Your Covid Vaccine Venue Prepared to Handle Rare, Life-Threatening Reactions?

As the rollout of covid-19 vaccines picks up across the U.S., moving from hospital distribution to pharmacies, pop-up sites and drive-thru clinics, health experts say it’s vital that these expanded venues be prepared to handle rare but potentially life-threatening allergic reactions. “You want to be able to treat anaphylaxis,” said......

COVID-19 vaccine rollout relies heavily on pharmacy giants CVS and Walgreens

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Noam N. Levey Plans to begin administering COVID-19 vaccines this month to millions of vulnerable Americans will depend not on public health departments, but largely on the nation’s two largest for-profit pharmacy chains. CVS Health and Walgreens Boots Alliance......

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