02 May 2011

Walgreens Lends Assistance to Disaster Relief Efforts Across the Southeast

DEERFIELD, Ill., May 2, 2011 - Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (NASDAQ: WAG) is donating $100,000 to the American Red Cross in response to the deadly storms and tornadoes that recently hit the Southeast. Assistance will help meet the immediate needs of individuals and families in affected communities.
02 May 2011

Walgreens Introduces Daily Testing for Cholesterol, Blood Glucose and A1C at More Than 1,400 Stores in 33 States and Washington, D.C.

DEERFIELD, Ill., May 2, 2011 - Further expanding the scope of convenient, preventive health care services provided by its pharmacists, Walgreens (NYSE: WAG)(NASDAQ: WAG) is now offering daily testing for total cholesterol and HDL (high-density lipoprotein), blood glucose and A1C at more than 1,400 pharmacies in 33 states, as well as Washington, D.C. Each test also includes a free blood pressure reading and personal consultation with a Walgreens pharmacist.
19 April 2011

Gov. Quinn Promotes “Earth Month” in Illinois with Tour of Oak Park Walgreens Drugstore Using Geothermal Energy System

DEERFIELD, Ill., April 19, 2011 - As part of “Earth Month” in Illinois, Gov. Patrick Quinn today toured a Walgreens (NYSE: WAG)(NASDAQ: WAG) drugstore in Oak Park, Ill., that features the first geothermal energy system used in a chain drugstore in the country. The system, which went live when the store opened last October, has reduced the store’s expected energy usage by 60 percent.