DEERFIELD, Ill., December 17, 2021 - Walgreens is supporting relief efforts as many communities work to recover the aftermath of several tornados that impacted the Midwest and Southern regions last weekend, including an initial $25,000 donation to the American Red Cross. The company has also donated essential household items to the American Red Cross to support emergency shelters in Mayfield, KY.
“Our hearts go out to those who have been impacted by the storms, and we’re working to do our part to help support these communities during this difficult time,” said John Standley, Walgreens President. “We’re proud of our team members, who worked quickly to restore pharmacy and other services throughout the region, in order to meet the vital needs of our customers and patients.”
Nearly all 169 stores in the storm’s path are now fully open. The store locator feature on and the myWalgreens mobile app can help customers find the nearest Walgreens. Patients can also contact pharmacy staff 24/7 through Pharmacy Chat available on and the mobile app, or call 1-800-WALGREENS.
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Walgreens ( is included in the United States segment of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA), an integrated pharmacy, healthcare and retail leader serving millions of customers and patients every day, with a 170-year heritage of caring for communities. As America’s most loved pharmacy, health and beauty company, Walgreens purpose is to champion the health and well-being of every community in America. Operating nearly 9,000 retail locations across America, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, Walgreens is proud to be a neighborhood health destination serving approximately 9 million customers each day. Walgreens pharmacists play a critical role in the U.S. healthcare system by providing a wide range of pharmacy and healthcare services. To best meet the needs of customers and patients, Walgreens offers a true omnichannel experience, with fully integrated physical and digital platforms supported by the latest technology to deliver high-quality products and services in local communities nationwide.
Erin Loverher
Walgreens Media Relations