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CVS Health's MinuteClinic Surpasses Milestone of 1,000 Clinics Across the U.S. 1,000th Clinic at Dupont Circle CVS/pharmacy store in Washington, D.C.

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Oct. 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) announced today that MinuteClinic, the walk-in medical clinic of CVS Health, has opened its 1,000th MinuteClinic location nationwide. The 1,000th MinuteClinic is located in the nation's Capitol at the CVS/pharmacy location on Dupont Circle in Washington, D.C.

Since opening the first walk-in, retail clinic 15 years ago, MinuteClinic has expanded access to convenient and high quality health care services in communities across 31 states and the District of Columbia and provided care through more than 26 million patient visits. MinuteClinic was the first retail medical clinic to be fully accredited by the Joint Commission, the accrediting agency for more than 20,000 hospitals and health systems and related organizations.

"This 1,000th clinic milestone reflects our commitment to expand much needed access to health care across the United States," said Andrew Sussman, M.D., MinuteClinic President and Executive Vice President/Associate Chief Medical Officer, CVS Health. "Whether it's treating patients in urban centers like Washington...