05 June 2017

In Collaboration with Walgreens and Chicago-area Health Care Providers, Susan G. Komen Chicago Takes on the Challenge of Motivating 100,000 Chicagoland Women to get Mammograms by the end of October

CHICAGO – June 5, 2017 - Susan G. Komen Chicago has set a big, bold goal of helping reduce breast cancer deaths by 50% in the U.S. by 2026. In an effort to reach this momentous goal, one initiative the organization is embarking on is the Rewards For Mammograms program, a collaboration with Walgreens and major healthcare providers in the Chicagoland area. As part of Rewards For Mammograms, Komen Chicago, along with its collaborators, have a program goal of encouraging at least 100,000 Chicagoland women to get mammograms by October 31, 2017. 
26 May 2017

Walgreens Flu Index Shows Top States, Markets for Flu Activity During 2016-2017 Season

Walgreens today released its season-ending Flu Index, ranking the top states and markets (DMAs) for flu activity this season. The Index is based on aggregate prescription data from October 2016 through April 2017.  
24 May 2017

Walgreens Honors Veterans, Active Duty Military and Families with Memorial Day Discount May 29

Walgreens is offering a Memorial Day 20-percent discount to all veterans, active duty military personnel and their immediate family members.
23 May 2017

Walgreens Mental Health Platform Helping to Reach Broader Demographic and Expand Access to Care

DEERFIELD, Ill., May 23, 2017 - One year after Walgreens launched its mental health initiative and collaboration with Mental Health America (MHA), data shows nearly 75 percent of visitors to the digital platform who have completed screenings are also taking active steps for follow-up. The Walgreens platform is also helping to reach a broader demographic of consumers interested in mental health resources.
17 May 2017

Walgreens to Present Research from Five Clinical Studies at International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research Annual International Meeting

DEERFIELD, Ill – May 17, 2017 – Walgreens will present the findings of five recently completed clinical studies at the 22nd Annual International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) Annual International Meeting, May 20-24 in Boston. Clinical abstracts from the studies being presented focus primarily on Walgreens efforts to improve medication adherence and patient outcomes through various pharmacy initiatives. 
10 May 2017

VA, VFW and Walgreens Collaborate to Enhance Veterans’ Access to Mental Health Resources

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. and Walgreens announced a collaborative agreement, which will help improve mental health care for Veterans through enhanced education, access to resources and outreach.
28 April 2017

Walgreens and PeopleForBikes Kick Off “Ride On For Red Nose Day” Cycling Challenge Across America

Pro-level cyclists, individuals and groups will be pedaling across the country throughout May in Ride On For Red Nose Day events, raising funds to help end child poverty. 
26 April 2017

Walgreens Medication Disposal Program Collects 72 Tons of Unused Medications in First Year; Opioid Antidote Medication Naloxone Available without Prescription at Walgreens in 44 States

Walgreens today announced its safe medication disposal program has collected and safely disposed of 72 tons of medications since the launch of the program in 2016. 
24 April 2017

Walgreens and the American Society of Transplantation Collaborate to Help Improve Medication Adherence for Organ Transplant Recipients

DEERFIELD, Ill. and MOUNT LAUREL, N.J. – April 24, 2017 – Walgreens and the American Society of Transplantation (AST) today announced a collaboration focused on establishing future initiatives to help improve medication adherence for organ transplant recipients. The topic of adherence and taking medications as prescribed is especially critical in transplantation, as recipients must take lifelong immunosuppressive medications to prevent possible organ rejection. 
19 April 2017

Coalition of Top U.S. Companies to Host Texas’ Largest Opportunity Youth Hiring Fair on May 19

DALLAS – With nearly 13 percent of youth not in school or the workforce – an estimated 109,000 young men and women – the Dallas metro area now has one of the highest rates of youth disengagement in the nation. In response, a national coalition of over 50 leading U.S. companies known as the 100,000 Opportunities Initiative™ will  host the Dallas Opportunity Fair.