02 May 2011

Walgreens Introduces Daily Testing for Cholesterol, Blood Glucose and A1C at More Than 1,400 Stores in 33 States and Washington, D.C.

DEERFIELD, Ill., May 2, 2011 - Further expanding the scope of convenient, preventive health care services provided by its pharmacists, Walgreens (NYSE: WAG)(NASDAQ: WAG) is now offering daily testing for total cholesterol and HDL (high-density lipoprotein), blood glucose and A1C at more than 1,400 pharmacies in 33 states, as well as Washington, D.C. Each test also includes a free blood pressure reading and personal consultation with a Walgreens pharmacist.
19 April 2011

Gov. Quinn Promotes “Earth Month” in Illinois with Tour of Oak Park Walgreens Drugstore Using Geothermal Energy System

DEERFIELD, Ill., April 19, 2011 - As part of “Earth Month” in Illinois, Gov. Patrick Quinn today toured a Walgreens (NYSE: WAG)(NASDAQ: WAG) drugstore in Oak Park, Ill., that features the first geothermal energy system used in a chain drugstore in the country. The system, which went live when the store opened last October, has reduced the store’s expected energy usage by 60 percent.