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CVS Health and Goodwill offer workforce training at 'mock' pharmacy in Baltimore

CVS Health and Goodwill offer workforce training at 'mock' pharmacy in Baltimore

The pharmacy looks much like any other in a CVS drugstore, except pill bottles hold Skittles instead of medicine, empty bags of prescriptions line the shelves and the space occupies the ground floor of a career center at Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake.

The “mock pharmacy” at Goodwill’s downtown Baltimore headquarters on East Redwood Street is central to a new workforce development program officially launched Thursday through a partnership between CVS Health, Goodwill and Baltimore City Community College. So far, eight students have completed a 16-week program to train people for in-demand jobs as pharmacy technicians. The students, who were given certificates Thursday, are...

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