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CVS Pharmacy

Store ID: #417


Get directions (518) 459-4550

Today's hours

  • Store & Photo: Open , closes at 10:00 PM
  • Pharmacy: Open , closes at 9:00 PM
  • Pharmacy closes for lunch from 1:30 PM to 2:00 PM

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Store hours

  1. Today - Open 8:00 AM to 10:00 PM
    Thu., Nov. 30
  2. Friday 8:00 AM to 10:00 PM
    Dec. 1
  3. Saturday 8:00 AM to 10:00 PM
    Dec. 2
  4. Sunday 8:00 AM to 10:00 PM
    Dec. 3
  5. Monday 8:00 AM to 10:00 PM
    Dec. 4
  6. Tuesday 8:00 AM to 10:00 PM
    Dec. 5
  7. Wednesday 8:00 AM to 10:00 PM
    Dec. 6
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Pharmacy hours

  1. Pharmacy closes for lunch from 1:30 PM to 2:00 PM
  2. Today - Open 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM
    Thu., Nov. 30
  3. Friday 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM
    Dec. 1
  4. Saturday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
    Dec. 2
  5. Sunday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
    Dec. 3
  6. Monday 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM
    Dec. 4
  7. Tuesday 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM
    Dec. 5
  8. Wednesday 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM
    Dec. 6
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About this pharmacy & drug store

This local CVS Pharmacy, found at 885 Central Avenue, can be found in the center of town, providing easy access to quick refreshments and household supplies in Albany. The Central Avenue store has grocery goods, prescription refills, beauty products, and first aid and healthcare necessities all at the same place.

Along with an incredible supply of food, healthcare, and additional essentials, the local Albany CVS Pharmacy offers visitors impressive savings. Get an ExtraCare® Membership to get personalized coupons, notifications of sales, member email offers, and to start earning ExtraCare® Rewards on qualified purchases.

Central Avenue CVS Pharmacy has worked to become an involved part of the Albany community. We have become a useful source of daily items that shoppers can pick up and purchase conveniently. The drive-thru pharmacy at the Albany CVS Pharmacy makes it possible for you to pick up your prescriptions without getting out of your car.

You can also find cosmetics, personal care items, vitamins, and more at this welcoming Albany store, staffed with knowledgeable employees to aid you in any way. Stocking up on essential goods is easier than ever.

This CVS Pharmacy is the place to pick up prescription medicine, groceries, and more in Albany. Buy all your regular essentials without venturing out of your neighborhood. The West Mall Station - Central Ave & Hannaford Plaza transit station is only 0.07 miles away from the Central Avenue CVS Pharmacy, so even if you can't get a ride you can still purchase the items you need. All you have to do is get on and off to shop, and get back on to return home.

Does Central Avenue CVS Pharmacy have UPS drop-off?

No, the Central Avenue CVS Pharmacy is not a UPS access point, but you can pick up and drop off UPS packages at Madison Avenue CVS Pharmacy located 1 miles away.

What does a flu shot cost at CVS?

CVS offers free flu shots in Albany through Medicare Part B and to people with medical insurance. Without medical insurance or Medicare shots will cost you $106.99 for a senior dose vaccine, or $62.99 - $106.99 for a seasonal vaccine. Central Avenue CVS Pharmacy offers flu shots to keep you healthy and on your feet.

Does CVS take EBT?

Yes, the Central Avenue CVS Pharmacy accepts the SNAP EBT card. Purchase food at this location with your Albany SNAP EBT card.

Does Central Avenue CVS Pharmacy develop photos?

Yes, the Central Avenue CVS Pharmacy provides photo developing in Albany. This location develops all types of film, disposable cameras, and negatives on high-quality photo paper. Developing 35mm film or a disposable camera takes 7-10 days, and processing slides, 110 film, black and white film, or APS takes around 3 weeks.

Does CVS at 885 Central Ave. Albany, NY 12206 test for coronavirus (COVID-19)?

CVS Health is conducting coronavirus testing (COVID-19) at 885 Central Ave. Albany, NY. Patients are required to schedule an appointment for in advance. Limited appointments are available to qualifying patients due to high demand. Test types vary by location and will be confirmed during the scheduling process. Patients must bring their insurance card and proof of identity*. Please view our other for more information. Also, find for sale online and in-store.

*Insurance is not required at community testing locations.