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CVS/pharmacy and CVS Caremark Charitable Trust Continue to Support Communities Affected by Hurricane Sandy
Date:11/9/2012

p>This support includes:

  • $55,000 from the CVS Caremark Charitable Trust to organizations including: Direct Relief, the Rebuild Hoboken Relief Fund, Jewish Family Services of Atlantic County in Margate, NJ and the Siller Tunnels to Towers Foundation in Staten Island.
  • $30,000 in product donations from CVS/pharmacy delivered by local CVS store teams to the Miller Field relief site in Staten Island, the Breezy Point/Rockaway Point (NY) Community Recovery Effort, the Hillside (NJ) Police Department's Comfort Station, the Roselle (NJ) Senior Citizen Housing Corporation, the USO to support more than 7,000 troops providing assistance at Floyd Bennett Field in Brooklyn, the Richmand Ave. Shelter in Staten Island via State Senator Andrew Lanza's office, and Manasquan (NJ) Area Churches.     
  • On-site support through MinuteClinic volunteer assistance for patients at a Staten Island shelter  and pharmacist support of Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres to facilitate prescriptions for patients in need.

Other Support

CVS Caremark also continues to support its employees who have been affected by the hurricane through the CVS Caremark Employee Relief Fund, which provides short-term, immediate financial relief to employees who've suffered significant hardship as a result of a natural disaster, family death, medical emergency or other unforeseen events. 

The Company is also offering patients who have CVS Caremark as their pharmacy benefit manager additional assistance in accessing their prescription medications following Hurricane Sandy through the company's PBM customer care team at 1-800-552-8159. 

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