Important COVID-19 Vaccine Updates:
As of September 12, 2023, updated COVID-19 vaccines are now available that more closely target circulating variants. Based on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines, eligible patients can receive a single dose of an updated COVID-19 vaccine at least two months after their last dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.
COVID-19 services at CVS Pharmacy
Updated COVID-19 vaccines
Help protect yourself against currently circulating variants.
We offer lab testing performed at the drive-thru in select locations.1
Test yourself for COVID-19 at home with over-the-counter kits.
We offer multiple ways to help treat COVID-19 and manage symptoms.
COVID-19 treatment services
In-person or Virtual Care treatment with a MinuteClinic provider
If you’ve tested positive for COVID-19, you can schedule a visit with a MinuteClinic provider, and if eligible, develop a treatment plan. Appointments are available in person or virtually. Medicare and Medicaid are accepted.
Pharmacists can now prescribe Paxlovid3
If you are eligible, CVS® pharmacists can now prescribe Paxlovid, a COVID-19 antiviral medication. Eligibility for this service is dependent on several factors, including having certain bloodwork completed within the last 12 months.
Unfortunately, this service is not available for Medicaid members at this time. Medicare beneficiaries may seek an assessment from a CVS pharmacist using self-pay.4
Keep informed to stay on your path toward better health.
For the latest COVID-19 guidelines and COVID-19 vaccine progress, visit these Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) web pages.
1 FOR DRIVE-THRU TESTING RESULTS: Lab samples are sent to an off-site laboratory and results may take 1 to 2 days or even longer in some instances or in times of peak demand. Based on the off-site lab's volume, your response time may vary.
2 FOR TREATMENT OPTIONS: If you test positive, providers at select MinuteClinic® locations may be able to prescribe you antiviral medication. Your eligibility depends on certain medical criteria. You cannot take this medication if you are pregnant. Visit the MinuteClinic COVID-19 testing page for more details.
3 FOR PHARMACISTS PRESCRIBING PAXLOVID: This service is available in all locations, with the exception of those in New Hampshire.
4 SELF PAY FOR MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES: Medicare beneficiaries are restricted to the self-pay option due to coverage limitations in federal law. A covered assessment may be available from other providers.