JUST IN: CVS needs pharmacists,nurses to get vaccine
CVS Health Corp. has joined the list of firms in the United States that require employees who have contact with consumers to get vaccinated against the coronavirus.
Nurses and other representatives who associated with patients, as well as all corporate staff, must be vaccinated by Oct. 31, the company said Monday. It said pharmacists have until Nov. 30 to be vaccinated. CVS, headquartered in Woonsocket, Rhode Island, said other occupations can be included to the list requiring vaccination. The company says its workforce of a few 300,000 individuals incorporates more than 40,000 doctors, pharmacists, nurses, and nurse practitioners.