CVS Health, Walgreens and Walmart Join Together with the Ad Council and COVID Collaborative to Educate Americans about the COVID-19 Vaccines

The Ad Council and COVID Collaborative today unveiled new public service advertisements (PSAs) with CVS Health, Walgreens and Walmart to help educate people throughout the nation about the COVID-19 vaccines. Developed with expertise from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH), as part of the groundbreaking “It’s Up To You” COVID-19 Vaccine Education Initiative, the new content features pharmacists addressing common questions about COVID-19 vaccination. CVS Health, Walgreens and Walmart are founding partners of the Ad Council and COVID Collaborative’s COVID-19 Vaccine…

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New ‘Be Vape Free’ Initiative to Tackle Youth Vaping Epidemic Through Schools

Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K – 12 classrooms nationwide, in partnership with CATCH Global Foundation, a public charity dedicated to the development and dissemination of evidence-based health programs, and the CVS Health Foundation, the philanthropic arm of CVS Health, launched Be Vape Free, a nationwide initiative to provide standards-aligned, no-cost, e-cigarette prevention resources for educators teaching grades 5 – 12. Be Vape Free will serve to expand the use of CATCH My Breath, a proven effective vaping prevention program, to combat the…

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American Cancer Society and CVS Health Announce 2nd Annual Campaign to Fund Cancer Patient Services and Breakthrough Research

The American Cancer Society, the nation’s largest voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer, announced today the launch of an in-store fundraising campaign at CVS Pharmacy locations across the country, as part of its national collaboration with CVS Health. The funds raised will support cancer patient services programs, breakthrough research, and cancer prevention efforts, including tobacco control, the number one cause of cancer. “We all know someone who has been affected by cancer, some cases of which may have been preventable through increased access to early screenings and detection, education…

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Aramark Joins the Hispanic Heritage Foundation and Legacy Sponsor CVS Health to Advance Student Health and Education

The Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF), multi-cultural partner for SMART™ Student Health, is pleased to announce that Aramark has joined Legacy Funder, CVS Health, and SMART™ architect, Ginn Group Consulting (GGC), to support development of SMART™ Student Health and Wellness Centers in K–12 schools across the country. SMART™, which stands for School Health Model for Academics Reaching All and Transforming Lives, is a solution dedicated to improving individual student and school academic outcomes by proactively delivering Active Access to physical and behavioral health care interventions within K–12 schools. It possesses a…

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CVS Health and Truth Initiative Challenge All Women’s Colleges to Go Tobacco-Free

In their shared commitment to helping deliver the first tobacco-free generation, CVS Health and Truth Initiative® are calling upon women’s colleges in the United States to apply for their grant program dedicated to helping colleges and universities advocate for, adopt and implement 100 percent smoke- and tobacco-free campus policies. Currently, only 10 of 38 women’s colleges, and just 1,853 of all colleges and universities in the United States have 100% tobacco-free policies in place. Applications for grants are being accepted through September 13, 2018. According to a recent report by…

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