(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Woonsocket, RI – February 8, 2012 – CVS/pharmacy, the nation’s leading retail pharmacy, announces today the launch of Project Health (Proyecto Salud in Spanish), a wellness program delivering more than $21 million worth of free health screenings to multicultural communities.
- 57 percent had at least one abnormal screening result
- 48 percent had at least one abnormal risk factor for heart disease
- 42 percent had risk factors for osteoporosis
- 27 percent had abnormal glucose readings
The Project Health events will be held at designated CVS/pharmacy locations on weekdays only from 3 – 7 pm daily with no appointment necessary during American Heart Month (February), National Minority Health Month (April), Immunization Awareness Month (August), Dental Hygiene Awareness Month (October) and Diabetes Awareness Month (November). For more information, and a full calendar of Project Health events, please go to www.cvs.com/projecthealth or call 1-800-SHOP-CVS.
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