14 June 2016

Walgreens and Greater Than AIDS Team up in National Effort to Encourage HIV Testing and Prevention

DEERFIELD, Ill., June 14, 2016 - In the lead up to National HIV Testing Day on June 27, Walgreens and Greater Than AIDS, a leading national public information response to the domestic HIV/AIDS epidemic, are teaming with health departments and local AIDS service organizations (ASOs) to offer free HIV testing and counseling about new prevention strategies, including Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP).
12 June 2016

Walgreens Terminates Relationship with Theranos; Will Be Closing Operations at All 40 Theranos Wellness Centers in Arizona

DEERFIELD, Ill., June 12, 2016 - Walgreens today announced that it has informed Theranos that it will be terminating its relationship and closing operations at all 40 Theranos Wellness Centers at its stores in Arizona, effective immediately. This follows the company’s decision in January to halt Theranos laboratory testing services at its Palo Alto, Calif., location, and means Walgreens will no longer offer Theranos services at any of its stores.
26 May 2016

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. Rings Nasdaq Opening Bell in Celebration of Red Nose Day

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA), the first global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise, rang the Opening Bell this morning at the Nasdaq Stock Market in celebration of Walgreens participation in Red Nose Day. Walgreens, one of the nation's largest drugstore chains, is included in the Retail Pharmacy USA Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance.
18 May 2016

Walgreens Launches CF Champions Program to Support Cystic Fibrosis Patients and Caregivers

Walgreens launches CF Champions: Navigating the Journey, Together program to support cystic fibrosis patients and caregivers. Four Champions share their experiences living with the disease and ideas for meeting challenges.
17 May 2016

Walgreens Makes Naloxone Available Without Requiring a Prescription in all New Mexico Pharmacies

As part of its comprehensive national plan to combat drug abuse, Walgreens today announced it has expanded the availability of naloxone, a potentially lifesaving opioid antidote, without requiring a physician’s prescription to all of its New Mexico pharmacies, in accordance with state pharmacy regulations.
10 May 2016

Walgreens Addresses Growing Need for Mental Health Resources with New Platform, Campaign and Access to Expanded Services

Mental health conditions affect approximately 1-in-5 Americans each year – more than heart disease or diabetes1 - however it’s estimated more than half of those affected don’t or may never seek treatment. With many barriers and challenges facing both patients and the mental health system, Walgreens today is launching a new mental health platform and campaign to help meet the growing need for resources and access to care.
03 May 2016

Walgreens Makes Life Saving Naloxone Available Without Prescription in New Jersey Pharmacies

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 New Jersey pharmacies in accordance with state pharmacy regulations.