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.
18 April 2017

Walgreens Healthcare Clinics to Offer Testing Services for Sexually Transmitted Infections, Including HIV, Hepatitis and Others

DEERFIELD, Ill., April 18, 2017 - Beginning April 25, Walgreens Healthcare Clinic locations in select markets will offer testing services for sexually transmitted infections (STIs), including HIV, Hepatitis B and C, chlamydia, gonorrhea and other conditions.
17 April 2017

Walgreens Inspires “Noses On” Across America to Support Third Annual Red Nose Day in the U.S.

DEERFIELD, Ill.--()--Red Noses, the iconic symbol of the Red Nose Day cause to end child poverty, are on sale beginning today at all Walgreens and Duane Reade stores nationwide, kicking off the six-week charitable campaign. In its third consecutive year as the exclusive retailer of the campaign’s Red Noses, Walgreens is welcoming back Comic Relief’s Red Nose Day with comic cheer and a series of celebrations and fundraising events nationwide in support of Red Nose Day.
13 April 2017

Walgreens Expands Beauty Offering with Addition of NYX Professional Makeup Products

Walgreens today announced the addition of NYX Professional Makeup products to its cosmetics selection, marking the latest enhancement as part of Walgreens’ beauty differentiation program, a multi-year, multi-phase initiative to provide an elevated beauty experience to Walgreens customers. 
12 April 2017

Walgreens Study Demonstrates Pharmacy Interventions Can Help Improve Adherence for Medicare Part D Patients

DEERFIELD, Ill – April 12, 2017 – A recent Walgreens study of pharmacy patients enrolled in Medicare Prescription Drug Plans (Part D), found that patients who were late to refill prescriptions and who received reminder calls from local Walgreens pharmacists, demonstrated nearly 23 percent greater adherence within the first 14 days of the expected refill date.
03 April 2017

Walgreens and Prime Therapeutics Complete Formation of AllianceRx Walgreens Prime, a Combined Central Specialty Pharmacy and Mail Services Company

DEERFIELD, Ill. & ST. PAUL, Minn., April 03, 2017 - Walgreens and pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime) today announced the closing of their transaction to form a combined central specialty pharmacy and mail services company, as part of a strategic alliance first announced by the companies last August. The company, AllianceRx Walgreens Prime, is headquartered in Orlando, Fla.