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CVS/pharmacy Making it Easier for Customers to Access Prescription Medications in Communities Affected by Hurricane Sandy

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its continuing efforts to help communities affected by Hurricane Sandy, CVS/pharmacy is waiving prescription copayments, deductibles and other financial liability related to prescription medications for patients who cannot pay at selected stores in the hardest hit neighborhoods in New York City and surrounding communities.  This copay waiver program, which began on Monday, November 12 and will run until the end of the month, is being undertaken with the cooperation of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the New York City Office of the Mayor and the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.  

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In addition, CVS/pharmacy is operating a mobile pharmacy at the site of its closed store at 88-07 Rockaway Beach Boulevard in Rockaway Beach, NY. This facility will also participate in the copay waiver program.

This program is not a blanket waiver of all copayments. Requests to cover medication costs will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.  

The stores participating in the copay waiver program are listed below.


2655 Richmond Avenue

Staten Island, NY 10314

718-761-3707Store #2364

4065 Amboy Road

Staten Island, NY 10308

718-317-2442Store #2439

778a Manor Road

Staten Island, NY 10314

718-761-5500Store #6045

1571 Forest Avenue

Staten Island, NY 10302

718-448-8744Store #6046

123 Mill Road

Staten Island, NY 10306

718-987-9727Store #6047

640 Arthur Kill Road

Staten Island, NY 10312

718-948-5200Store #6048

1933 Victory Boulevard

Staten Island, NY 10314

718-447-0300Store #6049

1361 Hylan Boulevard

Staten Island, NY 10305

718-979-2828Store #6050

1654 Richmond Avenue

Staten Island, NY 10314

718-761-2900Store #6051

501 Forest Avenue

Staten Island, NY 10310

718-447-1602Store #6052

250 Page Avenue

Staten Island, NY 10307

718-966-6606Store #6053

2045 Forest Avenue

Staten Island, NY 10303

718-982-8019Store #6054

2465 Richmond Avenue

Staten Island, NY 10314

718-370-0365Store #6055

5830 Amboy Road

Staten Island, NY 10309

718-966-9278Store #6056

1125 Bay Street

Staten Island, NY 10305

718-273-4998Store #6057

4360 Hylan Boulevard

Staten Island, NY 10306

718-966-9285Store #6058

260 Arden Avenue

Staten Island, NY 10312

718-966-5509Store #2719

97-01 Liberty Avenue

Ozone Park, NY 11417

718-835-8383Store #2442

271 Beach 20th Street

Far Rockaway, NY 11691

718-327-2121Store #2440

591 Burnside Avenue

Inwood, NY 11096

516-371-2828Store #2041

83-02 Atlantic Avenue

Ozone Park, NY 11416

718-296-2153Store #2436

1346 Pennsylvania Avenue

Brooklyn, NY 11239

718-642-2727Store #2141

2925 Kings Highway

Brooklyn, NY 11229

718-677-3871Store #2431

4112 Avenue U

Brooklyn, NY 11234

718-253-0200Store #2700

1402 Sheepshead Bay Road

Sheepshead Bay, NY 11235

718-332-8425Store #2720

88-07 Rockaway Beach Blvd.

Rockaway Beach, NY 11693

718-318-2700Store #2769

4901 Kings Highway

Brooklyn, NY 11234

718-252-3791Store #5134

2014 Cropsey Avenue

Brooklyn, NY 11214

718-266-2636Store #2443

2120 Rockaway Parkway

Brooklyn, NY 11236

718-251-1400Store #2975

7960 Metropolitan Avenue

Middle Village, NY 11379

718-326-4910Store #122

310 West Park Avenue

Long Beach, NY 11561

516-897-4052Store #230

70 Atlantic Avenue

Oceanside, NY 11572

516-536-0310Store #745

98 Main Street

East Rockaway, NY 11518

516-599-2627Store #2060

488 Ocean Avenue

East Rockaway, NY 11518

516-593-7452Store #2145

929 Broadway

Woodmere, NY 11598

516-569-1689Store #4451

3496 Long Beach Road

Oceanside, NY 11572

516-536-5550Store #5367

116-128 Washington Avenue

Cedarhurst, NY 11516

516-374-2626Store #5368

1220 Peninsula Boulevard

Hewlett, NY 11557

516-791-6663Store #845

395 Court Street

Brooklyn, NY 11231

718-222-1193Store #2672

150 Court Street

Brooklyn, NY 11201

718-237-5881Store #2498

341 Ninth Street

Brooklyn, NY 11215

718-499-3414Store #1791

156 Henry Street

Brooklyn, NY 11201

718-237-5001Store #13019

218 Myrtle Avenue

Brooklyn, NY 11201

718-596-2460Store #1931

202 Old Country Road

Hicksville, NY 11801

516-433-4400Store #510

820 Franklin Avenue

Garden City, NY 11530


About CVS/pharmacy
CVS/pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS), is America's leading retail pharmacy with 7,400 CVS/pharmacy and Longs Drug stores. CVS/pharmacy is reinventing pharmacy to help people on their path to better health by providing the most accessible and personalized expertise, both in its stores and online at General information about CVS/pharmacy and CVS Caremark is available at  

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