The federal COVID-19 Public Health Emergency ended on May 11, 2023. CVS Pharmacy® will continue to offer COVID-19 vaccinations, in-clinic and drive-thru testing, over-the counter tests and prescription antiviral therapies. Cost may vary based on insurance coverage. Select a service below to see how it may be impacted.
COVID-19 services at CVS Pharmacy
Learn about the vaccines and schedule an appointment near you.
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-clinic testing at MinuteClinic
Visit a MinuteClinic® provider to be tested for COVID-19 and discuss treatment options.2
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
Additional products and services to support you
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.
1FOR 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.
2FOR 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.
3FOR PHARMACISTS PRESCRIBING PAXLOVID: This service is available in all locations, with the exception of those in New Hampshire.
4SELF 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.