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885 Central Ave. Albany, NY 12206

Store #417 Get directions
Set as myCVS store 518 459-4550

Closed 1:30-2 daily for lunch

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COVID-19 Vaccines

Get vaccinated for COVID-19 today. Schedule your vaccine ahead of time so you can get out faster.

CVS Photo

At CVS Photo, you can turn your photos into gifts and pieces of art that will be cherished for years to come.

About this pharmacy & drug store

Central Avenue CVS Pharmacy

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.

Shopping at Your Local Albany CVS Pharmacy

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.

Getting to Central Avenue CVS Pharmacy

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.

Central Avenue CVS Pharmacy FAQ

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 $73.99 for a senior dose vaccine, or $40.99 - $73.99 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 lab coronavirus testing (COVID-19) at 885 Central Ave. Albany, NY. Patients are required to schedule an appointment for covid testing 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 coronavirus support options for more information. Also, find at-home COVID tests for sale online and in-store.