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June 21, 2018updated 02 Nov 2021 9:52am

CVS Pharmacy introduces prescription delivery service in US

CVS Pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health, is offering a prescription delivery service from its pharmacy locations across the US.

CVS Pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health, is offering a prescription delivery service from its pharmacy locations across the US.

Customers can now place orders using the CVS Pharmacy app or by calling the nearest store.

The company also offers next-day prescription deliveries and will deliver the medications directly to customers’ mailboxes.

CVS Pharmacy president Kevin Hourican said: “The national launch of our prescription delivery service, including the expansion of same-day delivery in five new markets, is delivering on our promise to make staying healthy simpler for every patient, regardless of where they live.

“Through a fully customised digital experience, shoppers are now able to enjoy the convenience of CVS Pharmacy right at their doorstep.

“Through a fully customised digital experience, shoppers are now able to enjoy the convenience of CVS Pharmacy right at their doorstep.”

“The rollout of delivery from nearly all of our 9,800 retail pharmacy locations nationwide represents another step forward for us in delivering innovative omnichannel solutions that help people on their path to better health.”

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The pharmacy chain allows customers to choose from a one-day and two-day prescription delivery service with a service charge of $4.99.

Customers in New York City, Boston, Miami, Philadelphia, San Francisco, and Washington DC, can also opt for same-day prescription delivery with a one-time cost of $8.99.

CVS offers a range of health and household items such as cold and flu remedies, allergy medications, pain relief, first aid, digestive health, vitamins, baby, personal and feminine care products for delivery.

The pharmacy retail chain currently operates more than 9,800 locations.