CVS, long-term care facilities to team up, distribute COVID-19 vaccine

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” Our countrys elderly living in long-term care facilities are among the most vulnerable populations. With early access to a vaccination, we can help keep them, and the staff taking care of them, healthy and safe,” said Troyen Brennan, MD, CVS chief medical officer..

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Friday, October 16th, 2020
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CVS stated it has already administered more than 9 million flu shots this year and plans to administer 20 million by the end of the year..

” Were positive the experience and competence weve honed through our COVID-19 testing and influenza vaccinations distinctively positions CVS Health to blaze a trail. Thanks to the steadfast efforts of CVS Health staff members, almost 300,000 across all 50 states, we stand all set for what lies ahead,” Mr. Merlo stated..

The company didnt name its long-term care center partners..

CEO Larry Merlo said CVS Health will have the ability to administer about 4 million COVID-19 tests per month “to fulfill the nations requirements ahead of a vaccine approval.”.

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CVS Health said Oct. 16 that it will partner with long-term care centers to offer a COVID-19 vaccine when one appears..