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

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

Copays waived at selected stores in hard hit neighborhoods for those who
cannot pay

Mobile pharmacy open in Rockaway Beach

PR Newswire

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Nov. 15, 2012

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 Mayorand 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.



CVS/pharmacy ADDRESS                    CITY, STATE              TELEPHONE
Store #677   2655 Richmond Avenue       Staten Island, NY 10314  718-761-3707
Store #2364  4065 Amboy Road            Staten Island, NY 10308  718-317-2442
Store #2439  778a Manor Road            Staten Island, NY 10314  718-761-5500
Store #6045  1571 Forest Avenue         Staten Island, NY 10302  718-448-8744
Store #6046  123 Mill Road              Staten Island, NY 10306  718-987-9727
Store #6047  640 Arthur Kill Road       Staten Island, NY 10312  718-948-5200
Store #6048  1933 Victory Boulevard     Staten Island, NY 10314  718-447-0300
Store #6049  1361 Hylan Boulevard       Staten Island, NY 10305  718-979-2828
Store #6050  1654 Richmond Avenue       Staten Island, NY 10314  718-761-2900
Store #6051  501 Forest Avenue          Staten Island, NY 10310  718-447-1602
Store #6052  250 Page Avenue            Staten Island, NY 10307  718-966-6606
Store #6053  2045 Forest Avenue         Staten Island, NY 10303  718-982-8019
Store #6054  2465 Richmond Avenue       Staten Island, NY 10314  718-370-0365
Store #6055  5830 Amboy Road            Staten Island, NY 10309  718-966-9278
Store #6056  1125 Bay Street            Staten Island, NY 10305  718-273-4998
Store #6057  4360 Hylan Boulevard       Staten Island, NY 10306  718-966-9285
Store #6058  260 Arden Avenue           Staten Island, NY 10312  718-966-5509
Store #2719  97-01 Liberty Avenue       Ozone Park, NY 11417     718-835-8383
Store #2442  271 Beach 20th Street      Far Rockaway, NY 11691   718-327-2121
Store #2440  591 Burnside Avenue        Inwood, NY 11096         516-371-2828
Store #2041  83-02 Atlantic Avenue      Ozone Park, NY 11416     718-296-2153
Store #2436  1346 Pennsylvania Avenue   Brooklyn, NY 11239       718-642-2727
Store #2141  2925 Kings Highway         Brooklyn, NY 11229       718-677-3871
Store #2431  4112 Avenue U              Brooklyn, NY 11234       718-253-0200
Store #2700  1402 Sheepshead Bay Road   Sheepshead Bay, NY 11235 718-332-8425
Store #2720  88-07 Rockaway Beach Blvd. Rockaway Beach, NY 11693 718-318-2700
Store #2769  4901 Kings Highway         Brooklyn, NY 11234       718-252-3791
Store #5134  2014 Cropsey Avenue        Brooklyn, NY 11214       718-266-2636
Store #2443  2120 Rockaway Parkway      Brooklyn, NY 11236       718-251-1400
Store #2975  7960 Metropolitan Avenue   Middle Village, NY 11379 718-326-4910
Store #122   310 West Park Avenue       Long Beach, NY 11561     516-897-4052
Store #230   70 Atlantic Avenue         Oceanside, NY 11572      516-536-0310
Store #745   98 Main Street             East Rockaway, NY 11518  516-599-2627
Store #2060  488 Ocean Avenue           East Rockaway, NY 11518  516-593-7452
Store #2145  929 Broadway               Woodmere, NY 11598       516-569-1689
Store #4451  3496 Long Beach Road       Oceanside, NY 11572      516-536-5550
Store #5367  116-128 Washington Avenue  Cedarhurst, NY 11516     516-374-2626
Store #5368  1220 Peninsula Boulevard   Hewlett, NY 11557        516-791-6663
Store #845   395 Court Street           Brooklyn, NY 11231       718-222-1193
Store #2672  150 Court Street           Brooklyn, NY 11201       718-237-5881
Store #2498  341 Ninth Street           Brooklyn, NY 11215       718-499-3414
Store #1791  156 Henry Street           Brooklyn, NY 11201       718-237-5001
Store #13019 218 Myrtle Avenue          Brooklyn, NY 11201       718-596-2460
Store #1931  202 Old Country Road       Hicksville, NY 11801     516-433-4400
Store #510   820 Franklin Avenue        Garden City, NY 11530    516-877-1865



About CVS/pharmacy
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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 CVS.com. General information about
CVS/pharmacy andCVS Caremarkis available at info.cvscaremark.com. 

MEDIA CONTACTS:
Mike DeAngelis
Michael.deangelis@cvscaremark.com
401-770-2645

Carolyn Castel
Carolyn.castel@cvscaremark.com
401 770 5717

SOURCE CVS/pharmacy

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