CHICAGO (CBS)– CVS Health is hiring 15,000 new workers nationwide, including 250 employees to the Chicagoland area.

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CVS said as they are bracing for an influx of customers during the peak of flu season at the same time of the second wave of COVID-19.

Most of local positions would be based at CVS Health’s Mt. Prospect hub.

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The additional staff would also support COVID-19 testing efforts at drive-thru testing locations. New roles will be for full- and part-time licensed pharmacy technicians. Additional roles the company’s recruiting for locally include pharmacists, nurse practitioners and call center representatives.

Anyone interested can go to to apply.

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