CVS, NCOA launch campaign to help seniors

March 5, 2007

CVS and the National Council on Aging (NCOA) have launched a campaign to improve the health and well-being of older Americans. The "Prescription for Better Health" campaign will provide health education, information on prevention, and access to benefits in nearly 6,200 CVS stores nationwide as well as in the community through NCOA's nationwide network of community-based organizations. Components of the campaign include health screenings in CVS pharmacies in select markets, with community outreach supported by NCOA. In February and March, CVS will provide more than 15,000 blood pressure and cholesterol screening in its stores. Future programs will include bone density screenings, flu clinics, and others.

CVS and the National Council on Aging (NCOA) have launched a campaign to improve the health and well-being of older Americans. The "Prescription for Better Health" campaign will provide health education, information on prevention, and access to benefits in nearly 6,200 CVS stores nationwide as well as in the community through NCOA's nationwide network of community-based organizations. Components of the campaign include health screenings in CVS pharmacies in select markets, with community outreach supported by NCOA. In February and March, CVS will provide more than 15,000 blood pressure and cholesterol screening in its stores. Future programs will include bone density screenings, flu clinics, and others.

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