New funding signals strategy shift in year four of Be The First initiative
Given the significant increase in the number of teens using e-cigarettes, CVS Health today announced that it and its charitable foundations will award a total of more than $10 million in 2019 to support youth smoking and e-cigarette prevention strategies and education delivered in classrooms, by clinicians and in communities across the United States.
Company supports nearly 2,000 community and CVS Pharmacy locations that provide convenient disposal options for medicine cabinet cleanout all year long
WOONSOCKET, R.I., April 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ - As part of its commitment to helping build healthier communities, CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) is reminding Americans to clean out their medicine cabinets and safely dispose of unused medication on National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, this Saturday, April 27.
Evolved strategy emphasizes impact on community health and wellness following its acquisition of Aetna
WOONSOCKET, R.I., April 4, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today unveiled its 12th annual corporate social responsibility (CSR) report featuring its evolved platform, Better Health, Better Community, Better World. The company’s new social purpose business strategy is designed to be more inclusive of the company’s commitment to addressing the complexities of today’s health care system and the role it plays in addressing the most pressing public health challenges of the day, nationally and in our communities.
WOONSOCKET, R.I., November 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), the nation's first and only national pharmacy chain to have eliminated the sale of tobacco products from its retail stores, has announced its support for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's plans to restrict access to flavored tobacco and e-cigarette products in the retail setting and impose stricter age-verification requirements for online sales. In addition to eliminating the sale of tobacco products in 2014, CVS Health has never sold e-cigarettes or vaping devices in any of its CVS Pharmacy locations.
New community investments build on the company’s legacy of support across the state
WOONSOCKET, R.I., September 26, 2018 /3BL Media/ – CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced a series of community investments to improve the health and wellness of local communities in Ohio. More than $150,000 in new grants will help support Ohio nonprofits helping to mitigate prescription drug abuse and expand access to quality, convenient and affordable care across the state.
Company provides customers with an in-store opportunity to honor and support family and friends affected by cancer
WOONSOCKET, R.I., August 2, 2018 /3BL Media/ –CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced a pledge to contribute a minimum of $10 million to the American Cancer Society through in-store fundraising over the next three years and to serve as the official retail pharmacy partner of the nation’s largest voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer.
Company receives perfect score on the 2018 Disability Equality Index
WOONSOCKET, R.I., July 10, 2018 /3BL Media/ - In recognition of the company's commitment to prioritizing the inclusion of individuals with disabilities in the workplace, CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced it has been named a "Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion" on the annual Disability Equality Index (DEI). The company received a perfect score of 100 for the second year in a row.
Hiring and promoting more women and minorities to management helped company move up to #40 on 2018 list.
WOONSOCKET, R.I., May 2, 2018/3BL Media/ - In recognition of its commitment to fostering a diverse workforce and inclusive workplace, CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced that it has been named to DiversityInc's 2018 Top 50 Companies for Diversity list for the second consecutive year. The company’s #40 ranking, up 10 spots from 2017, was announced last night during DiversityInc's signature event in New York.