CVS announces same-day prescription delivery is coming to Boston in 2018

The company will also roll out next-day prescription delivery across the country.

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–Gene J. Puskar / AP

CVS Pharmacy is bringing same-day prescription delivery to Boston customers in early 2018, the company announced Monday in a statement. The service will be offered at no additional cost.

It wasn’t known Monday if customers in the metro area surrounding Boston will be eligible for the same-day delivery. However, the pharmacy is rolling out next-day delivery across the country, also in early 2018.

Prescription medications and a curated selection of over-the-counter products will be delivered in “secure tamper-proof packaging right to customers’ doors to assure complete privacy,” according to the statement.

Same-day delivery will begin in Manhattan on December 4, with Boston, Miami, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and San Francisco following early next year.

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Boston customers can already receive certain CVS products through Instacart, a grocery delivery service. The store also offers curbside pickup through its mobile app.

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