DEERFIELD, Ill., February 7, 2012 - Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (NASDAQ: WAG) divisional vice president Rick Hans and manager of investor relations Lisa Meers will discuss Walgreens strategies for becoming America’s first choice for health and daily living at the UBS Global Healthcare Services Conference at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York on Wednesday, Feb. 8, at approximately 1 p.m. Eastern time.
Live webcasts of the presentations will be available on Walgreens investor relations website at http://investor.walgreens.com/. The webcasts will be archived for 12 months.
Walgreens (www.walgreens.com) is the nation's largest drugstore chain with fiscal 2011 sales of $72 billion. The company operates 7,830 drugstores in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. Each day, Walgreens provides nearly 6 million customers the most convenient, multichannel access to consumer goods and services and trusted, cost-effective pharmacy, health and wellness services and advice in communities across America. Walgreens scope of pharmacy services includes retail, specialty, infusion, medical facility and mail service, along with respiratory services. These services improve health outcomes and lower costs for payers including employers, managed care organizations, health systems, pharmacy benefit managers and the public sector. Take Care Health Systems is a Walgreens subsidiary that is the largest and most comprehensive manager of worksite health and wellness centers and in-store convenient care clinics, with more than 700 locations throughout the country.
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