CVS Pharmacy closes Euclid Avenue location on Helena’s westside
The CVS Pharmacy on Euclid Ave. 526 closes near Van’s Thriftway on the west side of Helena.
“We have made the difficult decision to close our store at 526 Euclid Avenue in Helena tomorrow (Thursday),” CVS officials said in an email.
A person who answered the phone at the store said many of their customers were saddened by the news. She was unable to comment further.
CVS officials said all prescriptions are shipped to the nearby CVS pharmacy on N. Helena Ave. 603 to ensure patients continue to have uninterrupted access to pharmacy supplies.
They said patients can always fill their prescriptions at any CVS pharmacy or at the pharmacy of their choice if another is more convenient.
“All employees will be offered comparable roles within the company,” CVS officials said.
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There is another CVS pharmacy at 3095 N. Montana Ave.
CVS officials said maintaining access to pharmacy services in the communities in which they operate is an important factor they consider when making decisions to close stores.
“Other factors include local market dynamics, population shifts, a community’s store density, and ensuring there are other geographic access points to meet community needs,” they wrote.
CVS is the only pharmacy on Helena’s west side.
CVS officials said they will continue to provide the community with “excellent service at our two remaining CVS pharmacy locations in Helena.”
CVS also offers a home prescription drug delivery service to eligible patients through CVS.com and the CVS Pharmacy app for additional convenient access to medication.
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