13 September 2017

Walgreens Donates $200,000 to American Red Cross Hurricane Irma Relief Efforts, Launches Customer Donation Program at Stores Nationwide

DEERFIELD, Ill., September 13, 2017 - In the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, Walgreens has committed to a $200,000 donation to American Red Cross Hurricane Irma relief efforts and also is donating supplies of water and food to relief efforts in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
07 September 2017

Walgreens Customers Donate more than $10 million for American Red Cross Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

DEERFIELD, Ill., September 07, 2017 - More than $10 million was raised by Walgreens and Duane Reade customers nationwide for American Red Cross Hurricane Harvey relief efforts through donations at store checkouts. Walgreens implemented the fundraising program on Aug. 29 in the aftermath of the storm. The program ran through Sept. 4.
06 September 2017

Walgreens Reminds Patients About Prescription Preparedness in Advance of Hurricane Irma

DEERFIELD, Ill., September 06, 2017 - Walgreens is underscoring the importance of prescription preparedness for its pharmacy patients in areas that may be impacted by Hurricane Irma, currently threatening the southeastern U.S.
29 August 2017

Walgreens Supports Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts in Southeast Texas

DEERFIELD, Ill., August 29, 2017 - Walgreens is supporting relief efforts in Southeast Texas through a number of initiatives in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.
23 August 2017

Walgreens Earns Best Place to Work for Disability Equality Index

DEERFIELD, Ill., August 23, 2017 - Walgreens received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2017 Disability Equality Index (DEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to disability inclusion and workplace equality, administered by the U.S. Business Leadership Network (USBLN) and American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD). This marks the first year Walgreens has earned a perfect score from the DEI index, which is now in its third year.
 
21 August 2017

California Product Stewardship Council Presents Award to Walgreens for Medicine Take Back Program at 53 California Stores

SAN DIEGO, August 21, 2017 - The California Product Stewardship Council (CPSC) today presented Walgreens with the 2017 Infinity Arrow Award for Service and Take Back in recognition for the company’s Safe Medication Disposal program. Walgreens disposal program, launched last year, is the first ongoing national effort of its kind by a retailer to combat the national drug abuse crisis.
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. 
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.