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All Walgreens, Duane Reade Pharmacies and Healthcare Clinic at Select Walgreens Now Offering Flu Shots Daily with No Appointment Necessary

DEERFIELD, Ill., August 19, 2014 - Following a second straight severe flu season in the U.S., and one which impacted younger adults in particular with increased hospitalizations, health officials are encouraging early vaccination to help protect against influenza this season. Flu shots are now available at all Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) pharmacies, Healthcare Clinics at select Walgreens and Duane Reade pharmacies in New York.

Walgreens Announces Healthcare Clinic Expansion into Dallas-Fort Worth Market

DEERFIELD, Ill., August 13, 2014 - Walgreens (NYSE:WAG) (Nasdaq:WAG) today announced it is expanding its Healthcare Clinic retail locations with entry into the Dallas-Fort Worth market. The company plans to bring 13 Healthcare Clinic at select Walgreens locations to the Dallas Metroplex by the end of 2014. The first clinic opened July 28 in Southlake.

Walgreens Board of Directors Exercises Option to Complete Second Step of Strategic Partnership with Alliance Boots and Fully Combine Both Companies, Creating First Global Pharmacy-Led, Health and Wellbeing Enterprise

For additional information, please visit www.globalhealthandwellbeing.com.

DEERFIELD, Ill., August 06, 2014 - Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) today said it has exercised its option to complete the second step of its strategic transaction with Alliance Boots GmbH ahead of the original option period, which was between February and August 2015. The transaction, subject to shareholder and various regulatory approvals, would fully combine the two companies to form the first global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise.

 

 

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Walgreens Way to Well Health Tour with AARP

The Walgreens Way to Well Health Tour with AARP provides free health screenings and services. The program features customized traveling education and health-screening vehicles that will visit thousands of communities throughout the United States and Puerto Rico. Watch the video.

A Warehouse of Wonders

Thanks to special hiring efforts made at Walgreens distribution center in Anderson, S.C., about 40 percent of the employees hired there have either a physical or cognitive disability. A similar effort to hire people with disabilities was made at the Walgreens distribution center in Windsor, Conn., which opened in 2008. Watch the video of employee stories from Anderson.

Walgreens “Up Market: Fresh” Bus Provides Mobile Tasting Tour

Walgreens is embarking on a mobile tasting tour providing samples of its innovative fresh food and refreshments to select cities across the nation. The Walgreens “Up Market: Fresh” experience is brought to consumers via a custom-made, 40-foot bus. The “Up Market: Fresh” bus serves fresh-made juices, smoothies, frozen yogurts and coffees. Watch the video.