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CVS Caremark Charitable Trust Invests Millions of Dollars in Access to Health Care for Underserved P

Thursday, April 3, 2014  
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WOONSOCKET, R.I. – The CVS Caremark Charitable Trust, a private foundation created by CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS), today announced the recipients of nearly 70 grants awarded to free and charitable clinics, school-based health centers (SBHCs) and community health centers as part of a $5 million commitment to increase access to health care in communities nationwide through partnerships with the National Association of Free & Charitable Clinics (NAFC), the School-Based Health Alliance and the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC). The grant recipients will help increase access to health care and coordinated care to improve health outcomes for people of all ages across the country...

 

In alignment with CVS Caremark's commitment to stop selling cigarettes and other tobacco products at its more than 7,600 CVS/pharmacy locations by October 1 as part of an effort to support the health and well-being of its patients and customers, the CVS Caremark Charitable Trust is supporting organizations that are providing cessation and anti-tobacco programs, including the following:

  • Centre Volunteers in Medicine (State College, PA)
  • Cherry Street Health Services (Grand Rapids, MI)
  • Faith Family Clinic (San Antonio, TX)
  • Project Vida Health Center (El Paso, TX)
  • Queens Care Health Centers (Los Angeles, CA)
  • St. Thomas Clinic (Franklin, IN)
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