CVS will hire 50,000 additional staffers to keep up with demand and is awarding bonuses of $150 to $500 to employees who work directly with patients. Roles include store associates, home delivery drivers, distribution center employees, and member/customer service professionals. Hiring will take place via virtual job fairs, virtual interviews, and virtual job tryouts.
CVS Health said it will waive charges for home delivery of prescription medications. CVS Health also announced it would waive co-pays for telemedicine visits for any reason for the next 90 days.
CVS plans to dedicate portions of their parking lots for coronavirus testing.