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CVS Caremark Celebrates Outstanding Pharmacy Care to Patients During American Pharmacists Month in October
Date:10/1/2009

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark announced today that it will celebrate American Pharmacists Month in October by recognizing its outstanding pharmacy teams. The Company employs about 25,000 pharmacists in its 7,000 retail stores, mail service pharmacies and specialty pharmacies across 44 states and Washington DC.

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CVS Caremark pharmacists are dedicated to improving the lives of their patients. American Pharmacists Month is an important reminder of the pharmacist's role in patient care by providing counseling for patients and their families in all aspects of pharmacy health care including the importance of medication adherence, the use of generics and medication management.

"CVS Caremark pharmacists are trusted health care advisors who provide expert care and innovative solutions in pharmacy health care that are effective and easy for their patients," said Tom Ryan, Chairman, President and CEO of CVS Caremark. "From counseling a patient in crisis, to celebrating a return to good health, or recommending an over-the-counter remedy, our pharmacists make a difference in the lives of our customers. We are tremendously proud of their enthusiasm and dedication."

CVS Caremark will also celebrate National Pharmacy Technicians Day on Tuesday, October 27 in recognition of the valuable role its 50,000 pharmacy technicians play in supporting CVS Caremark pharmacists and serving our customers.

CVS Caremark, the number one provider of prescriptions in the nation, will publicly recognize American Pharmacists Month and National Pharmacy Technicians Day during the month of October with ads in CVS/pharmacy circulars and on its in-store radio network, as well as messaging on its CareCheck Plus prescription information materials. The Company will also recognize individual pharmacists and technicians throughout the organization who have received outstanding customer feedback and performed outstanding counseling service to patients.

About CVS Caremark

CVS Caremark is the largest provider of prescriptions in the nation. The Company fills or manages more than 1 billion prescriptions annually. Through its unmatched breadth of service offerings, CVS Caremark is transforming the delivery of health care services in the U.S. The Company is uniquely positioned to effectively manage costs and improve health care outcomes through its more than 7,000 CVS/pharmacy and Longs Drugs stores; its Caremark Pharmacy Services division (pharmacy benefit management, mail order and specialty pharmacy); its retail-based health clinic subsidiary, MinuteClinic; and its online pharmacy, CVS.com. General information about CVS Caremark is available through the Investor Relations section of the Company's Web site, at www.cvscaremark.com/investors, as well as through the press room section of the Company's Web site, at www.cvscaremark.com/newsroom.

    CONTACT:
    Mike DeAngelis
    CVS Caremark
    401-770-2645
    mjdeangelis@cvs.com

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