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CVS Caremark Recognized with Gold Award from National Business Group on Health for Promoting Healthy Lifestyles for Employees
Date:6/26/2009

WOONSOCKET, R.I., June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) is proud to announce that it has been named as one of the nation's leading corporations for innovative programs promoting a healthy workplace and for helping its employees and their families to make better choices about their own health and well-being.

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CVS Caremark received the Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles award at the National Business Group on Health's Leadership Summit in Washington, D.C. this week. CVS Caremark was recognized with a Gold Award for its CVS Caremark Wellness Program for creating cultural and environmental changes that support employees who have made a commitment to long-term behavior changes.

"We are thrilled to receive this award," said V. Michael Ferdinandi, Senior Vice President, Human Resources, CVS Caremark. "Because CVS Caremark is the country's leading pharmacy health care provider, it is extremely important to us to provide a healthy workplace for our own 215,000 employees and to help to improve their health and well-being."

Now in its fifth year, the Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles awards recognize those employers that have truly embraced a culture of wellness and are working collaboratively to improve their workers' health, productivity and quality of life. The underlying goal of the program is to serve as a catalyst to encourage all employers to take action.

"As one of 63 companies recognized this year for their employee health and wellness programs, CVS Caremark is at the vanguard of a nation
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