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.

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Latest updates

COVID-19 FAQs
25 February 2021

COVID-19 FAQs

FAQs and real-time information on our response to the coronavirus pandemic. Last updated Feb. 25, 2021.
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Latest stories

Catch up on Walgreens Live: The Road Toward Vaccine Equity
26 February 2021

Catch up on Walgreens Live: The Road Toward Vaccine Equity

Leaders from WBA and Walgreens and Chicago Urban League President and CEO Karen Freeman-Wilson discuss why WBA’s Vaccine Equity Initiative is coming at a crucial time in a special LinkedIn Live event.
Walgreens pharmacist in discussion with President Joe Biden and Ambassador Susan Rice
23 February 2021

Walgreens pharmacist in discussion with President Joe Biden and Ambassador Susan Rice

Pharmacy manager Melanie Owens, along with a childcare worker, firefighter and grocery store director, were invited by the White House to discuss the ongoing struggles of Black essential co-workers during COVID-19.
Don’t hesitate
18 February 2021

Don’t hesitate

Two pharmacy leaders discuss the drivers behind vaccine hesitancy among the Black community, and the ways Walgreens is combatting it.
Snow day? Snow way.
16 February 2021

Snow day? Snow way.

The same day a Jersey City pharmacy team was scheduled for a COVID-19 vaccine clinic, 18 inches of snow pummeled the area. Mohsin Khan shares the story of his team’s perseverance.
Walgreens pharmacist vaccinates 103-year-old Spanish Flu survivor
10 February 2021

Walgreens pharmacist vaccinates 103-year-old Spanish Flu survivor

For Bernice Homan, a once-in-a-lifetime pandemic strikes twice. For pharmacist Josh Clossin, a personal loss gives him new perspective at the busiest time in his career.
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Press releases

26 February 2021

Walgreens Statement on FDA Emergency Use Authorization of Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 Vaccine

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Johnson & Johnson’s single-dose COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use, marking another historic milestone in helping the nation emerge from the pandemic. 
02 February 2021

Walgreens to Expand COVID-19 Vaccinations in Stores as Part of Federal Retail Pharmacy Program

Walgreens has been selected by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to provide a limited number of COVID-19 vaccinations across 15 states and jurisdictions as part of the Federal Retail Pharmacy Program. 
01 February 2021

Walgreens Administers First Doses of COVID-19 Vaccines in Over 75 Percent of Long-Term Care Facilities

Walgreens has provided more than 1.75 million COVID-19 vaccinations across long-term care facilities and other vulnerable populations identified as part of state and local jurisdiction distribution plans. Additionally, the company has completed first dose vaccinations in more than 75 percent of long-term care facilities that selected Walgreens as their vaccine provider and remains on track to complete remaining first doses by mid-February.
26 January 2021

Walgreens Will Complete the Administration of COVID-19 First Doses in Assisted Living Facilities by Mid-February

Walgreens has provided more than 1.3 million COVID-19 vaccinations across long-term care facilities and other vulnerable populations identified as part of state and local jurisdiction distribution plans. The company completed the administration of COVID-19 vaccine first doses in skilled nursing facilities on Monday, Jan. 25 and will complete first dose vaccinations in assisted living and other long-term care facilities that selected Walgreens as their vaccine provider by mid-February.

22 January 2021

Walgreens Completes More Than 1 Million COVID-19 Vaccinations

Walgreens has administered more than 1 million COVID-19 vaccinations across long-term care facilities and other vulnerable populations identified as part of state and jurisdiction distribution plans. The company also remains on track to complete the administration of COVID-19 vaccine first doses in skilled nursing facilities by Monday, Jan. 25.
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