Seven CVS pharmacies in San Diego area close because of fires

October 24, 2007

California fires close several CVS stores

The wildfires that are raging in California have resulted in minor exterior damage to a CVS pharmacy in Malibu. According to a CVS spokesman, the store is scheduled to reopen today. "Seven stores in the San Diego area are closed due to evacuation orders. All other CVS stores in the market are open and can fill prescriptions. We are currently working with officials running emergency shelters for evacuees to assess their needs for water, OTCs, and the like, and we'll be providing them with products." CVS expects to make another announcement once the community's needs are assessed.

Rite Aid announced that customers impacted by the wildfires can continue to fill or pick up their prescriptions at any open Rite Aid. They can call 1-(800) RITEAID to locate an open store near them.

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