05 October 2017

Walgreens Recognizes its 27,000 Pharmacists for Their Impactful Role in Health Care as Part of American Pharmacists Month

DEERFIELD, Ill., Oct. 5, 2017 – As part of American Pharmacists Month throughout October, Walgreens is recognizing its more than 27,000 pharmacists for their dedication to patient care, and the growing and important role they continue to play in health care today.  
04 October 2017

AmerisourceBergen, Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, Pfizer and Prime Therapeutics Join Walgreens to Combat Prescription Drug Abuse by Expanding Safe Medication Disposal Program

DEERFIELD, Ill., October 04, 2017 - Leading health care organizations AmerisourceBergen, Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, Pfizer and Prime Therapeutics are joining Walgreens to combat the national opioid abuse crisis by expanding the availability of safe medication disposal kiosks to an additional 900 Walgreens stores near military bases and other areas where the opioid epidemic has challenged communities.
20 September 2017

Walgreens Launches “#ItEndsWithUs” Campaign to Educate Teens Nationwide on the Opioid Epidemic

Today, Walgreens, one of the nation’s largest drugstore chains, launches its new campaign “#ItEndsWithUs” to educate teens nationwide on the opioid epidemic. The campaign will be unveiled by actor Brandon Larracuente from Netflix’s popular series “13 Reasons Why” and “Bloodline.” Larracuente, who lost a close friend to the opioid epidemic, will speak to an audience of more than 6,000 youth at the WE Day UN in New York event at Madison Square Garden.
06 September 2017

Walgreens Donates Funds to Support the CDC Foundation’s Sustainable Healthcenter Implementation PrEP Pilot (SHIPP) Study

DEERFIELD, Ill. and ATLANTA, September 6, 2017 - Following last year’s impactful collaboration between Walgreens and the CDC Foundation addressing the Zika outbreak, the two organizations are once again working together to help address another public health challenge - HIV prevention. 
15 August 2017

Walgreens Launches Center for Health & Wellbeing Research

DEERFIELD, Ill., August 15, 2017 - Walgreens today announced the launch of its Center for Health & Wellbeing Research, a website that features more than 50 Walgreens outcomes studies completed over the past six years. Areas of research include access to care and patient experience, adherence and clinical outcomes, digital health and member engagement, health care costs, HIV and specialty pharmacy, vaccinations and more.
27 July 2017

Walgreens Helping Older Adults Learn How to Avoid Injury from Slips and Falls

To help reduce the risk of injury from slips and falls, Walgreens will offer injury prevention tips and advice on Senior Day in stores nationwide Tuesday, Aug. 1.
25 July 2017

Walgreens to Bring Nearly 500 Jobs, Including 191 New Positions, to Chandler, Arizona

DEERFIELD, Ill., July 25, 2017 - Walgreens today announced it will bring nearly 500 jobs, including 191 new positions, to Chandler, Arizona as part of the relocation of its Tempe pharmacy operations support center. The current facility in Tempe will remain open as a pharmacy mail services support facility to allow for future growth.
17 July 2017

Walgreens Continues to Differentiate its Beauty Offering with Sleek MakeUP

Walgreens today announced the addition of Sleek MakeUP, one of the fastest growing mass market cosmetics brands in the U.K.*, to its beauty offering at more than 150 stores and on Walgreens.com.
12 July 2017

Vanderbilt University Medical Center to Operate Retail Clinics in Walgreens Stores in Middle Tennessee Area

DEERFIELD, Ill. & NASHVILLE, Tenn. – July 12, 2017 – Walgreens and Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) today announced that a subsidiary of VUMC will operate and provide all clinical services at 14 retail health clinics within Walgreens stores across Middle Tennessee. Today’s announcement builds upon the continued relationship between Walgreens and Vanderbilt Health which has included infusion services provided throughout the Middle Tennessee market and Walgreens pharmacy participation in VUMC’s clinically-integrated network.  
10 July 2017

Walgreens Healthcare Clinics Able to Prescribe PrEP for HIV Prevention in 17 Additional Markets

DEERFIELD, Ill. – July 10, 2017 – Walgreens today announced that beginning July 13, providers at Walgreens Healthcare Clinic locations in 17 new markets will be able to prescribe PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis), a medication protocol for people who don’t have HIV to help proactively protect against HIV infection.  The markets include Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus (Ohio), Dallas, Denver, Kansas City, Knoxville, Las Vegas, Louisville, Memphis, Nashville, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Tucson, Washington D.C., and Wichita.