Our stores have always been at the heart of America’s communities – a role we take very seriously, especially during this unprecedented time for our country. We are doing everything we can to help ensure the health and well-being of our team members and customers during the pandemic, and that includes keeping everyone updated and informed.

Below, you’ll find all of our latest news, stories, videos and more pertaining to the COVID-19 pandemic.
 

Latest updates

COVID-19 FAQs
20 July 2020

COVID-19 FAQs

FAQs & real-time information on our response to the coronavirus pandemic. Last updated July 20, 2020.
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Latest stories

La-la la-la, la-la la-la … Elmo’s words
15 June 2020

La-la la-la, la-la la-la … Elmo’s words

A brief chat with everyone’s favorite red monster as Walgreens and Sesame Workshop team up to support kids during COVID-19.
When chronic meets crisis
26 May 2020

When chronic meets crisis

For those with chronic medical conditions, the COVID-19 pandemic has additional implications – and Walgreens pharmacists are here to help.
Cheers to an unprecedented year
25 May 2020

Cheers to an unprecedented year

When National Wine Day and Memorial Day fall on the same date and you've been quarantined for weeks, you can look to Walgreens for your next round.
A prescription for taking the first step
20 May 2020

A prescription for taking the first step

Meet the minds behind a unique training program that teaches pharmacists mental health “first aid.”
 
Here's to 2020 with Bebe Rexha
16 May 2020

Here's to 2020 with Bebe Rexha

Graduation in the age of social distancing? We're here for every strange second of it - and teaming up with an amazing singer/songwriter to celebrate the class of 2020. 
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Press releases

07 October 2020

Walgreens Addressing Health Disparities in Chicago’s Underserved Communities with New Pharmacy and Healthcare Initiatives

Walgreens is furthering its commitment to address health disparities and improve outcomes in its hometown of Chicago, through a number of community-focused pharmacy and healthcare initiatives, beginning in the city’s underserved neighborhoods on the south side. 
05 May 2020

Walgreens to Resume Standard Store Operating Hours

Beginning today, most Walgreens stores nationwide will resume standard operating hours. The company continues to evaluate and adjust certain operations and offerings to meet the needs of its customers during the pandemic.
04 May 2020

Walgreens Introduces New Digital ‘Order Ahead’ Drive-Thru Shopping Experience

DEERFIELD, Ill., May 04, 2020 - Walgreens announced today a new digital enhancement to its recently launched ‘on the spot’ drive-thru shopping experience. Tailor-made for drive-thru shopping, customers and patients can now conveniently order select household essential and health & wellness products online in advance and then pay for and pick up these items at the company’s more than 7,300 participating pharmacy drive-thrus nationwide*.
30 April 2020

Walgreens Lowers Prices on Hundreds of Medications Offered through Prescription Savings Club

Savings of up to 80 percent off Walgreens cash retail prices now available to members, as program expands to welcome those with Medicare and Medicaid coverage
28 April 2020

Sesame Workshop Launches Major Expansion of Caring for Each Other Initiative, with support from Walgreens and AT&T, to Help Parents and Children During COVID-19 Pandemic

As families everywhere continue to cope with uncertainty stemming from the global pandemic, Sesame Workshop, in collaboration with AT&T and Walgreens, is announcing a major expansion of its Caring for Each Other initiative to help children and their caregivers stay healthy, build resilience, and adjust to a “for-now normal.” Today’s release on SesameStreet.org/caring includes new resources to help families face current challenges like missing friends, while also giving children ways to celebrate the helpers in their neighborhoods, from pharmacists to mail carriers to grocery store employees.
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