Add to My Briefcase 24 June 2014
Walgreens Opens Flagship Drugstore in Iconic Wrigley Building
DEERFIELD, Ill., June 24, 2014 – Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) will celebrate the opening of a new two-story, flagship drugstore in the north tower of  Chicago’s iconic Wrigley Building on Wednesday, June 25.
 
Assisted by 42nd Ward Alderman Brendan Reilly, representatives from the Magnificent Mile Association, Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce and others, Walgreens executives will mark the 27,800-square-foot store’s opening with a ceremonial ribbon cutting at 9 a.m. tomorrow.   

Add to My Briefcase 18 June 2014
Walgreens and Arizona Priority Care Announce Collaboration for Population Health Management

Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG), the nation’s largest drugstore chain, and Arizona Priority Care (AzPC), today announced a clinical care collaboration agreement. The agreement will provide coordinated, expanded services for AzPC Medicare Advantage and ACO members through select Walgreens pharmacies and Healthcare Clinics.

 

Add to My Briefcase 01 April 2014
Walgreens Donates $25,000 for Oso Mudslide Relief
DEERFIELD, Ill., April 1, 2014 – To help victims of the mudslide in Oso, Wash., and aid recovery efforts in the region, Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) today announced it will make a $25,000 contribution to the American Red Cross Oso Mudslide Relief Fund.  In addition, during the next two weeks customers shopping at any Walgreens store in Washington, Oregon, Montana and Northern Idaho will have the opportunity to make donations to the relief fund in increments of $1, $5 or $10. 
 
 

Add to My Briefcase 14 November 2013
Walgreens Assists Disaster Relief Efforts in Philippines with $100,000 Donation
DEERFIELD, Ill., November 14, 2013 - Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) is donating $100,000 to the American Red Cross in response to the devastating Typhoon Haiyan (also known as Typhoon Yolanda) that swept through the Philippines last week. These funds will be used to distribute relief items, repair and rebuild shelters, provide health care and give access to clean water and sanitation systems for those impacted by the storm. 

Add to My Briefcase 01 July 2013
Walgreens Expands Vaccination Availability Across More Than 200 Locations Statewide as New Indiana State Law Takes Effect
DEERFIELD, Ill., July 1, 2013 - As new state legislation takes effect today to help bring greater patient access to vaccines, Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) has significantly expanded vaccine availability at all of its 204 locations across Indiana. Pharmacists are currently authorized to provide all adolescent and adult immunizations recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) with a prescription. Now, five of those vaccines are available without a prescription at Walgreens pharmacies daily, with no appointment necessary. The bill was signed by Indiana Gov. Mike Pence in late April.  

Add to My Briefcase 13 June 2013
Walgreens and Greater Than AIDS Team with Health Departments and Local AIDS Service Organizations to Provide Free HIV Testing in Support of National HIV Testing Day
DEERFIELD, Ill., June 13, 2013 – Walgreens, the nation’s largest drugstore chain (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG), and Greater Than AIDS, a coalition of public and private sector partners united in response to the domestic AIDS epidemic, are teaming with health departments and local AIDS organizations across the country to provide FREE HIV testing in support of National HIV Testing Day, June 27.  Testing locations include nearly 175 Walgreens stores in 54 cities across 22 states.  Hundreds of additional Walgreens stores in the participating communities will help publicize the free testing through in-store marketing and other programs. Walgreens will also help promote National HIV Testing Day with special messages on June 27 on its Times Square digital display in New York City, the largest billboard of its kind in the country. 

Add to My Briefcase 20 March 2013
New Treatment Model for Hypertension, Type-2 Diabetes Patients to Measure Impact of Medication Management by Community Pharmacists
KEARNEY, Neb., March 20, 2013 – The University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) is unveiling a new treatment model to help positively impact clinical outcomes for hypertension and type-2 diabetes patients through a groundbreaking program made possible by a National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) Foundation grant.  Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) is collaborating with UNMC, Kearney Clinic, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska and Nebraska Health Information Initiative,  Nebraska’s statewide health information exchange, to introduce the program. 

Add to My Briefcase 11 February 2013
Home Nutrition Support Team Interventions Prevent Hospitalizations, Reduce Costs for Clinical Nutrition Patients
DEERFIELD, Ill., February 11, 2013 - Home nutrition support team interventions improved patient care and potentially prevented an estimated 429 hospital days over a three-month period, according to new data presented by Walgreens Infusion Services (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) at the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.) Clinical Nutrition Week meeting today in Phoenix. The cost savings of these interventions were estimated at more than $850,000.  

Add to My Briefcase 20 December 2012
Walgreens Donates $100,000 to New York and New Jersey Hurricane Relief Funds
DEERFIELD, Ill., Dec. 20, 2012 – Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) today announced $100,000 in additional donations to Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. The company, which includes Duane Reade drugstores in New York and New Jersey, is making two $50,000 contributions, one to the Empire State Relief Fund announced by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, and the other to the Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund established by Governor Chris Christie. 

Add to My Briefcase 12 December 2012
Technology Meets Philanthropy: Electronic Donations at Checkout by Walgreens Customers for Fundraising Programs Bring more than $17 Million to Charities
DEERFIELD, Ill., Dec. 12, 2012 - In a show of support for disease prevention, education and improved access to health and wellness programs in communities across the country, Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) (Nasdaq: WAG) customers have raised more than $17 million in just two months thanks to the ability to make electronic donations at checkout for charities focused on cancer, diabetes and disaster relief in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. National charities benefiting from these fundraising programs include Susan G. Komen for the Cure®, American Diabetes Association (ADA) and American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund. 

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