CVS Health

  • CVS Health May 21

    CVS Opens 37 Additional Drive-Thru Test Sites Across Florida

    CVS Health announced Thursday that it would be expanding its COVID-19 testing program by setting up 37 new drive-thru test sites across the state of Florida.

  • opioids May 13

    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

    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 25, 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...

  • Sep 19, 2018

    Fabulous Food – Kendall Farmers Market

    Saturday, you and the entire family can enjoy culinary demos, live music and more as owner and manager Sarah Finely-Castillo brought all the goodies.

  • 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...

  • Department of Justice 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...

  • 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 15, 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. Read More

  • 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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