Founded in 1901 as a single drugstore, Walgreens is today one of the largest drugstore chains in the United States with more than 8,000 locations in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Walgreens mission is to be America’s most-loved pharmacy-led health, well-being and beauty retailer. Its purpose is to champion everyone’s right to be happy and healthy.
To help achieve these goals and build on our legacy of trust, Walgreens is focusing on providing its customers with simplicity of services, quality and value.
In its pharmacies, Walgreens pharmacists provide trusted counsel on medication and administer health tests and immunizations recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  Walgreens scope of pharmacy services include retail, specialty and medical facility along with online and mobile services.
In the front end of its stores, Walgreens associates and beauty consultants help customers find the products they need and want by providing extraordinary customer care while being supported by the latest retail technology.
Walgreens Specialty Pharmacy empowers patients with complex conditions to access their specialty and traditional medications, navigate the complexities of their treatment and receive comprehensive support when and where they need it most.
Walgreens also offers convenient access to medical services through its Healthcare Clinic or other provider retail clinic services located in approximately 400 select Walgreens throughout the country. Healthcare Clinics are staffed by board-certified family nurse practitioners who are specially trained to diagnose and treat a wide variety of illnesses and chronic conditions, order diagnostic tests and provide preventive care. 
Eight million people interact with Walgreens each day in its stores and online at or through its mobile app.
Walgreens strives to be a force for good in the world by supporting the places in which we live and work, treating people with dignity and respect, protecting the environment and carrying quality products that meet ethical factory standards. Visit our CRS section to learn more about these efforts.
Walgreens is part of the Retail Pharmacy USA division of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., the first global pharmacy-led, health and well-being enterprise that was established in 2014 after Walgreens completed its merger with Alliance Boots.