Business, Health

CVS to close around 300 stores over next three years

NOTTINGHAM, MD—CVS Health on Thursday announced that the retail pharmacy chain will close around 300 stores over the next three years. The company says it has been evaluating changes in population, consumer buying patterns, and future health needs to ensure it has the right kinds of stores in the right locations for consumers and for the business. “Our retail stores …


Business, Health, Politics, Sci-Tech

Maryland announces summer-friendly hours at COVID-19 testing sites

BALTIMORE, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Monday announced summer-friendly hours at many of the state’s COVID-19 testing sites. Beginning this week, state-operated testing sites at Six Flags America theme park and several other locations will provide testing from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. on their days of operation. “As we move into Phase Two of our Roadmap to Recovery, summer-friendly testing …


Governor Hogan announces new COVID-19 testing sites in Carney, Essex, Fallston; Maryland’s COVID-19 positivity rate drops To 12%

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Thursday announced that Maryland’s COVID-19 positivity rate has dropped to 12.4%, and the state is now up to nearly 100 major testing sites statewide, including a new site in Carney. “Each day, we are conducting more tests and offering more places for Marylanders to get tested,” said Governor Hogan. “We have now conducted 316,797 COVID-19 …

Governor Hogan, CVS Health announce 17 new drive-thru COVID-19 testing sites in Maryland

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan and CVS Health on Thursday announced 17 new COVID-19 test sites at select CVS Pharmacy drive-thru locations across Maryland. The opening of additional test sites across the state will be announced by the end of the month. This announcement comes two days after Governor Hogan signed an emergency order authorizing the state’s nearly 1,200 pharmacies to …