Healthy Communities

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A Lifelong Struggle, a Tearful Reconciliation

As part of our efforts to close the gap between opioid overdose survival, treatment and recovery, Aetna’s Guardian Angels program reaches out to members recently released from the ER following an overdose.
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Convening Local Experts to Address the Social Determinants of Health

For a recent CVS Health-sponsored POLITICO event, we brought together health leaders in Philadelphia to explore how local solutions can have a big impact on residents grappling with environmental factors that affect health.
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POLITICO Partnership Elevates Discussion on Social Determinants of Health

Our Chief Policy and External Affairs Officer recently spoke to health care and policy influencers in Philadelphia about the importance of addressing health with local and personalized solutions.
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HEROs Give a Voice to Foster Care Solutions

As part of our efforts to build healthy communities, Aetna Better Health of West Virginia is addressing social isolation for youths aging out of the foster care system.
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Providing Discounted Care to Special Olympics Athletes at MinuteClinic

We’re making it easier for some of our country’s most impressive athletes to access lower cost, high-quality care by offering sports physicals at a discounted rate.
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POLITICO Q&A with Dr. Lotvin: A New Front Door to Care

Our Chief Transformation Officer discussed how our recently integrated company is working to advance the health care system to meet consumers where they are and when it is convenient for them.
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Strengthening Our Commitment to Help End Tobacco Use

Our Chief Medical Officer and Vice President for Corporate Social Responsibility share the impact of our decision to quit tobacco and how we’re expanding on that work going forward.
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By the Numbers: Perceptions on Tobacco Use and Sales

Five years after we quit, we partnered with Morning Consult to gauge how Americans view our role in curbing tobacco and vaping use and improving the health of communities nationwide.
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Tobacco-Free for Five Years

Five years ago, we made the bold decision to remove tobacco from our stores. That was just the beginning of many innovative steps we’ve taken since to make it easier for our customers and patients to achieve their best health.
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Safe Medication Disposal Program Expands in Ohio

We recently added 53 additional disposal units to CVS Pharmacy locations across the state, providing our customers with access to more options for safely getting rid of unwanted or unused prescription drugs.
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Heart Health with a Haircut: Bringing Care to Underserved Communities

We recently set up a community clinic outside of a local barbershop in Las Vegas to bring needed care services to an area with few providers and a high rate of heart disease.
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Expanding MinuteClinic Care to Veterans Nationwide

Through our participation in the MISSION Act and a partnership with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, veterans can receive care at any of our 1,100 MinuteClinic locations across the country.
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