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CVS district leader 'told pharmacy staff at a Georgia store not to inform customers that their prescriptions were filled by a worker who tested positive for COVID-19' A CVS pharmacy staff member in Georgia allegedly began exhibiting coronavirus symptoms and subsequently tested positive A district leader allegedly told employees to track medications filled by the sick employee and to pull them from shelves However, in a email, workers were reportedly instructed not to tell patients if they had already picked up their prescriptions Coworkers were also allegedly recommended not to get tested so that more cases wouldn't be identified  A spokesman told DailyMail.com it is not CVS policy to prohibit pharmacies from telling patients if their prescription was filled by a COVID-19 positive worker

By Mary Kekatos Senior Health Reporter For Dailymail.com

Published: 00:26 BST, 1 September 2020 | Updated: 02:07 BST, 1 September 2020

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Leaked emails allegedly show that a CVS pharmacy store ordered staff not to inform customers that prescriptions had been filled by an employee who had tested positive for coronavirus.

As first reported by Business Insider, a technician from a store in Georgia claims they were instructed via email by a CVS district leader to track medications filled by the sick worker and to pull them from shelves.

The email also reportedly told employees that if a patient had already picked up their drugs, policy dictated to 'NOT make an outreach call.' 

Staff were allegedly told that if they revealed to customers someone in the store had tested positive for COVID-19, they would face disciplinary action or be fired, according to the technician.

A CVS district leader in Georgia allegedly told employees to track medications filled by an employee who tested positive for coronavirus and to pull them from shelves (file image)

A CVS district leader in Georgia allegedly told employees to track medications filled by an employee who tested positive for coronavirus and to pull them from shelves (file image)

It remains unclear when the coworker at the Georgia CVS store allegedly began exhibiting symptoms and tested positive for the coronavirus.

However, the technician told Business Insider that staff members who had been in close contact with the sick worker were instructed not to get tested for the virus themselves 'because they couldn't have anyone else out

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