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Our commitment to getting people on the path to better health continues to grab headlines. From new affiliations to service spotlights and clinic grand openings, you'll find the latest news from MinuteClinic® here.

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Woonsocket, R.I., Sept. 11, 2014 – Five MinuteClinic walk-in medical clinics have opened inside select CVS/pharmacy stores in the St. Louis metropolitan area in Creve Coeur, Ellisville, O'Fallon, St. Peters and St. Louis (Mehlville). MinuteClinic is the largest and fastest growing provider of walk-in medical clinics in the United States.
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WOONSOCKET, R.I., Aug. 28, 2014 – In recognition of the increased risks that seniors have of developing health complications from the flu, pneumonia, shingles and other illnesses, CVS/pharmacy and MinuteClinic have declared September to be Senior Vaccination Month. Because people's immune systems weaken as they age, it is important that adults ages 65 years and older stay up to date on their vaccinations. CVS pharmacists and MinuteClinic nurse practitioners and physician assistants will be raising awareness about the importance of vaccinations for their senior patients throughout the month.
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WOONSOCKET, R.I., Aug. 27, 2014 – CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) announced today it has entered into a new clinical affiliation with MedStar Health, a leading health care system with ten hospitals in Maryland and the Washington, DC, region, which will enhance access to high-quality, affordable health care services for patients. Through this clinical affiliation, MedStar Health patients will continue to have access to clinical support, medication counseling, chronic disease monitoring and wellness programs at CVS/pharmacy stores and MinuteClinic, the retail health care division of CVS Caremark. In addition, CVS Caremark will provide critical prescription and visit information to the affiliated health care providers through the integration of secured electronic medical record (EMR) systems.
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Woonsocket, R.I., (Aug. 13, 2014) – The first MinuteClinic walk-in medical clinics in the Sacramento metropolitan area opened today inside select CVS/pharmacy stores in Sacramento and Elk Grove. A third clinic is slated to open in Fair Oaks in October.
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Woonsocket, R.I., (Aug. 7, 2014) – The first MinuteClinic walk-in medical clinics in Nebraska are opening this week inside select CVS/pharmacy stores. Two clinics opened yesterday in Lincoln and one is opening today in Omaha. A third clinic in Lincoln and three more clinics in the Omaha area will open later this month.
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Woonsocket, R.I., July 9, 2014 – MinuteClinic, a division of CVS Caremark and the largest and fastest growing provider of walk-in medical clinics in the United States, announced today a joint marketing and sponsorship agreement with USA Football, football's national governing body. As part of this agreement, MinuteClinic has been named USA Football's official sports physical provider.
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WOONSOCKET, R.I., June 26, 2014 – As the state of California's whooping cough epidemic continues, CVS/pharmacy and MinuteClinic are offering the pertussis vaccine at all of its locations across the state. Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccinations are available every day with no appointment needed at more than 850 CVS/pharmacy locations and 47 MinuteClinic sites inside select CVS/pharmacy stores in California. CVS pharmacists in California can vaccinate anyone at least 9 years old. MinuteClinic nurse practitioners can vaccinate anyone ages 18 months or older (children under the age of 7 will receive the DTaP vaccine).
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Woonsocket, RI, [May 15, 2014] – CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) announced today it has entered into new clinical affiliations with four major regional health systems to enhance access to high- quality, affordable health care services for patients. The collaborating health systems include Hartford HealthCare in Connecticut; Memorial Health in Georgia, and Lahey Health and Baystate Health in Massachusetts. Through these clinical affiliations the patients of these health systems will receive access to clinical support, medication counseling, chronic disease monitoring and wellness programs at CVS/pharmacy stores and MinuteClinic, the retail health care division of CVS Caremark. In addition, CVS Caremark will provide critical prescription and visit information to those health systems through the integration of secured electronic medical record (EMR) systems.
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Woonsocket, R.I., (May 2, 2014) – The first MinuteClinic walk-in medical clinics in central Georgia have opened inside two CVS/pharmacy stores in Macon and one in Warner Robbins. A third Macon clinic is expected to open in June. MinuteClinic is a division of CVS Caremark Corporation and the largest and fastest growing provider of retail medical clinics in the U.S.
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Woonsocket, RI, April 22, 2014 – CVS MinuteClinic, the largest and fastest growing retail clinic company in the U.S., announced today that it has surpassed 20 million patient visits since opening the nation's first store-based clinic in 2000.
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Woonsocket, R.I. & New Brunswick, N.J., March 6, 2014 – MinuteClinic, the retail health care division of CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJ), one of the nation's leading academic medical centers, have signed a clinical collaboration to enhance access to high quality health care services at MinuteClinic walk-in medical clinics inside select CVS/pharmacy stores in New Jersey's Middlesex and Mercer counties.
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Woonsocket, R.I. & Radnor, PA., March 5, 2014 – MinuteClinic, the retail health care division of CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) and Main Line Health have signed a clinical collaboration to enhance access to high quality health care services at MinuteClinic walk-in medical clinics inside select CVS/pharmacy stores in Southeastern Pennsylvania.
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Woonsocket, R.I., Feb. 21, 2014 – MinuteClinic, a division of CVS Caremark Corporation and the largest and fastest growing retail clinic provider in the United States, announced today that it will switch to the Epic electronic medical record (EMR) called EpicCare. MinuteClinic currently uses its own proprietary EMR.
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Woonsocket, R.I., Dec. 3, 2013 – MinuteClinic, a division of CVS Caremark Corporation and the largest provider of retail medical clinics in the United States, has expanded to its 28th state with the opening of clinic locations inside select CVS/pharmacy stores in New Hampshire. Clinics are now open in Concord and West Lebanon. A Salem clinic will open Dec. 11 and locations in Hampton, Manchester and Nashua will open in early January.
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Woonsocket, R.I., November 5, 2013 – MinuteClinic, a division of CVS Caremark Corporation and the largest provider of retail medical clinics in the United States, announced today that it has filed applications with the Rhode Island Department of Health to open several locations in its home state of Rhode Island in 2014. The proposed clinics will be inside select CVS/pharmacy stores in Woonsocket, Cranston, North Smithfield, East Greenwich, Providence, Wakefield and Westerly.
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Woonsocket, R.I., Oct. 16, 2013 – The first MinuteClinic walk-in medical clinics in Northern California and the Bay Area have opened inside select CVS/pharmacy stores in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties. MinuteClinic, is a division of CVS Caremark Corporation and the largest provider of retail medical clinics in the United States.
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Woonsocket, R.I, (October 16, 2013) – The first MinuteClinic walk-in medical clinic in Coastal Southeastern North Carolina has opened inside a CVS/pharmacy store on Market Street in Wilmington. Additional clinics in Carolina Beach and Leland are expected to open in late October. The Wilmington clinic is MinuteClinic's 54th in North Carolina.
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Woonsocket, R.I., Oct. 9, 2013 – Expanding to its 27th state, MinuteClinic, a division of CVS Caremark Corporation and the largest provider of retail medical clinics in the United States, has opened its first locations in Louisiana inside select CVS/pharmacy stores in Baton Rouge, Mandeville, Slidell and Thibodaux. Four additional clinics will open later the month in Kenner, Metairie, New Orleans and Prairieville.
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Woonsocket, R.I, (September 26, 2013) – MinuteClinic, a division of CVS Caremark Corporation and the largest provider of retail medical clinics in the United States, will open today its first walk-in medical clinic in Hawaii at the Longs Drug store on South King Street in Honolulu near the University of Hawaii, Manoa. It is the first of seven MinuteClinic locations to open inside select Longs Drug stores on Oahu in the next two weeks. Additional clinics will serve patients in Aiea, Hawaii Kai, Kailua, Kaneohe, Kapolei and Waialae.
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Woonsocket, RI and Pensacola, FL, Sept. 19, 2013 – MinuteClinic, the retail health care division of CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) and Baptist Health Care, the largest health care network in northwest Florida with a staff of more than 600 physicians, has entered into a clinical affiliation to enhance access to high quality, affordable health care services in Escambia, Okaloosa and Santa Rosa counties.
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WOONSOCKET, R.I., (August 29, 2013) – MinuteClinic, the largest provider of retail-based medical clinics in the United States, has opened a new walk-in medical clinic inside the CVS/pharmacy store in Christiansburg at 550 N. Franklin St. With the opening, there are now 27 MinuteClinic locations in Virginia. Five additional MinuteClinic locations are expected to open in Southwest Virginia in September and October in Hollins, Lynchburg, Radford, Roanoke and Salem.
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WOONSOCKET, R.I., Aug. 15, 2013 -- A new survey from CVS/pharmacy released today found that less than half of those surveyed (46%) were more likely to get a flu shot this year following last season's late flu outbreak. But many more - 59% - said they consider it a social responsibility to get the flu shot every year in order to keep their community healthy and minimize the spread of the influenza virus.
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WOONSOCKET, R.I., July 15, 2013 – MinuteClinic, a division of CVS Caremark and the largest provider of walk-in medical clinics in the United States, has created the Weight Loss Program at MinuteClinic, a convenient, personalized program to help patients lose weight and live a healthier lifestyle incorporating the proven DASH diet health plan. The DASH diet has been ranked the No. 1 Overall Diet by U.S. News & World Report for the past three years.
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Woonsocket, R.I. and Chattanooga, Tenn., (June 26, 2013) – MinuteClinic, the retail health care division of CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) and Parkridge Health System, a division of HCA/TriStar, have partnered to enhance access to high quality, affordable health care services in Bradley, Hamilton and Marion counties.
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