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CVS Caremark to Provide $3 Million in Free Flu Shots to the Unemployed
Date:8/31/2009

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of a broad-reaching effort to keep Americans healthy this flu season, CVS Caremark today announced its commitment to providing 100,000 free seasonal flu shots to the unemployed. The program will include on-site flu clinics at One-Stop Career Center locations and distribution of vouchers for free flu shots at CVS/pharmacy or MinuteClinic. One-Stop Career Centers offer tools and training to job seekers.

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The recent CVS Caremark 2009 Health IQ study revealed that those who are unemployed, seeking employment are among the least likely to get a flu shot, with only 34% reporting they received a flu shot last year, compared to 49% of respondents overall.

"The number of people who did not get a flu shot last year is alarming," said Troyen A. Brennan, M.D., Chief Medical Officer for CVS Caremark. "CVS Caremark wants to ensure cost and access are not barriers to getting a flu shot this year for one of the most vulnerable populations, the unemployed. Our commitment to offer 100,000 free flu shots is part of our broader efforts to help prevent the spread of seasonal flu which can lead to more serious and costly health problems."

In addition to offering $3 million in free flu vaccinations for the unemployed, CVS Caremark is offering many convenient options for consumers to get a flu shot.

Beginning September 1st, seasonal flu shots will be available daily, without an appointment, at more than 500 MinuteClinic locations. And starting September 15th, more than 9,000 flu shot clinic events will be held in select CVS/pharmacy stores nationwide. Vaccinations are covered by most insurance plans. Consumers can ca
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