22 December 2016

Walgreens Launches Safe Medication Disposal Kiosk Program in New Jersey

Walgreens today is launching its safe medication disposal kiosk program in New Jersey with the installation of drug take-back kiosks at 16 Walgreens drugstores in New Jersey. The launch is part of Walgreens effort, announced earlier this year, to install safe medication disposal kiosks at more than 500 of its drugstores around the country.
22 December 2016

Walgreens Flu Index™ for Week of Dec. 18, 2016

The Walgreens Flu Index™ is a weekly report developed to provide state- and market-specific information regarding flu activity, and ranking of those experiencing the highest incidences of influenza across the country.
21 December 2016

Walgreens Expands Availability of Naloxone without a Prescription to 33 States and Washington D.C.

DEERFIELD, Ill., December 21, 2016 - As part of its comprehensive national plan to combat drug abuse, Walgreens today announced it has now expanded availability of naloxone, a lifesaving opioid antidote, without requiring a prescription to Mississippi, Missouri and Washington D.C. That brings the total to 33 states and the District of Columbia where Walgreens makes naloxone available without a prescription.
20 December 2016

Walgreens and Health Care Technology Incubator MATTER Collaborate to Support Health Care Innovation

DEERFIELD & CHICAGO, Ill. – Dec. 20, 2016 – As Walgreens focuses on new ways to help support the development of next-generation health care technology, products and services, today the company joins Chicago-based health care incubator and innovation community, MATTER, in announcing a new strategic relationship.  
15 December 2016

Walgreens Launches 2016-17 Flu Index™ to Show Top Markets and States for Flu Activity Each Week

Walgreens today launched its first Flu Index™ for the 2016-17 season, a weekly report that ranks the top markets and states for flu activity in the U.S. This year’s Flu Index will include Puerto Rico for the first time.
14 December 2016

University of Miami Health System and Walgreens Announce Retail Clinic and Pharmacy Collaboration

DEERFIELD, Ill. & MIAMI, Fla. – Dec. 14, 2016 – Walgreens and the University of Miami Health System today announced a collaboration focused on delivering coordinated clinical care and pharmacy excellence to patients across South Florida.
06 December 2016

Aurora Health Care to Operate Retail Clinics in Walgreens Stores Across Eastern Wisconsin

DEERFIELD, Ill. & MILWAUKEE – December 6, 2016 – Walgreens and Aurora Health Care today announced that Aurora Health Care will own and operate, and provide all clinical services at, eight retail health clinics to be located within Walgreens stores across eastern Wisconsin.
05 December 2016

Walgreens Earns Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality Recognition in 2017 Corporate Equality Index

DEERFIELD, Ill., December 05, 2016 - Walgreens received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2017 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBT workplace equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. This marks the 12th year Walgreens has earned a perfect score from the CEI index.
22 November 2016

Walgreens Makes Life Saving Naloxone Available Without Prescription in Louisiana Pharmacies

DEERFIELD, Ill., November 22, 2016 - As part of its comprehensive national plan to combat drug abuse, Walgreens today announced it has made naloxone, a lifesaving opioid antidote, available without a prescription in all of its Louisiana pharmacies in accordance with state pharmacy regulations.