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. 
28 June 2017

Walgreens and LabCorp Collaborate to Bring Patient Service Centers for Laboratory Testing to Select Walgreens Stores

DEERFIELD, Ill. & BURLINGTON, N.C., June 28, 2017 - Walgreens and LabCorp® (NYSE: LH) today announced a collaboration through which LabCorp will develop and operate patient service centers within select Walgreens stores. The centers, which will be co-branded “LabCorp at Walgreens,” will offer LabCorp patient services in a secure, comfortable environment for specimen collection, located near the pharmacy area inside the store.
27 June 2017

Walgreens Showing Mobile Apps Aren’t Just for Millennials

The Walgreens mobile app, already one of the most popular retailer apps in the marketplace with tens of millions of users nationwide, has garnered a particularly robust following among older Americans -- a demographic rarely associated with mobile app adoption.
27 June 2017

Walgreens Makes Life Saving Naloxone Available Without Prescription in Michigan Pharmacies

DEERFIELD, Ill., June 27, 2017 - 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 Michigan pharmacies in accordance with state pharmacy regulations.
19 June 2017

Walgreens and Greater Than AIDS Team Up with Health Departments and Community Organizations to Heighten HIV Awareness

DEERFIELD, Ill., June 19, 2017 – Walgreens and Greater Than AIDS, a leading national public information response to the domestic HIV/AIDS epidemic, are teaming up for the seventh straight year with health departments and local AIDS service organizations (ASOs) to offer free HIV testing and counseling about prevention strategies, including Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP), as part of a National HIV Testing Day effort.
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.