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
27 April 2020

COVID-19 FAQs

FAQs & real-time information on our response to the coronavirus pandemic. Last updated May 1, 2020.
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Latest stories

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. 
When the pharmacist knows first-hand
12 May 2020

When the pharmacist knows first-hand

Pandemic or no pandemic, patients with multiple sclerosis in Louisiana have a friend at Walgreens who can vouch for what it’s like.
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Press releases

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.
27 April 2020

Walgreens to Further Expand COVID-19 Testing with Plans to Open Drive-Thru Locations in 49 U.S. States and Puerto Rico

DEERFIELD, Ill., April 27, 2020 - Walgreens today announced plans to open COVID-19 testing locations in 49 U.S. states and Puerto Rico, as the company further expands drive-thru testing to help meet the growing need in communities nationwide. With this latest expansion, Walgreens will focus its efforts on improving access to testing in underserved communities, and over time will also be working with companies to provide testing to employees, to help more businesses re-open in the weeks and months ahead.
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