CVS to add rapid COVID-19 testing at 1,000 pharmacies

CVS said it will adapt some of its existing testing sites to use rapid results and will also be including new locations. About 100 quick outcome screening websites will be functional this week, CVS said..

The websites will offer a self-swab test that takes about 30 minutes to provide results, and the tests will be available at no expense to clients who fulfill CDC requirements. The tests will be available to kids as young as 12, but a parent must accompany all minors under age 15 for screening..

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Wednesday, October 28th, 2020
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” Access to rapid-result tests allows us to assist lessen neighborhood spread of COVID-19 by having the ability to faster identify active COVID-19 infection,” said David Fairchild, MD, CVS MinuteClinics CMO. “In addition, we can test and deal with symptomatic clients who evaluate unfavorable for COVID-19 for seasonal illnesses such as flu or strep and offer suitable treatment and care.”.

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CVS Health plans to add fast COVID-19 testing at 1,000 pharmacies by the end of the year, the retail pharmacy giant said Oct. 28..

Given That March, CVS has actually administered more than 5 million COVID-19 tests, and it presently runs more than 4,000 drive-thru screening websites in 33 states and Washington, D.C..