10 December 2019

Kroger and Walgreens Form Group Purchasing Organization as Companies Expand Collaboration with New Joint Venture

Building on a unique collaboration that first brought together The Kroger Co.’s (NYSE: KR) food and grocery experience with Walgreens’ expertise in health and beauty, the companies have formed a new group purchasing organization (GPO) aimed at delivering purchasing efficiencies, lower costs and combined resources to help drive further innovation. The new joint venture will be called Retail Procurement Alliance. 
04 December 2019

Walgreens Flu Index® November Report Shows South and Southwest Top Flu Activity List

DEERFIELD, Ill. – Dec. 4, 2019 – It’s National Influenza Vaccination Week and Walgreens is releasing the November report for the Walgreens Flu Index® reminding you that now is as good of a time as any to get your annual flu shot if you haven’t already. 
25 November 2019

UnitedHealthcare to Open Member Medicare Services Centers in Select Walgreens Stores

MINNETONKA, Minn. & DEERFIELD, Ill. (Nov. 25, 2019) – UnitedHealthcare®, the health benefits business of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), and Walgreens will open 14 UnitedHealthcare Medicare services centers within Walgreens stores in five metropolitan areas as part of a multi-year agreement.
19 November 2019

Walgreens Helps Provide 50 Million Lifesaving Vaccines in Collaboration with the United Nations Foundation

Walgreens and the United Nations Foundation’s Shot@Life campaign announced today that the Walgreens Get a Shot. Give a Shot. program has helped provide 50 million lifesaving vaccines to children around the world since its inception in 2013. Also today, Walgreens said it hopes to provide 50 million additional vaccines by 2023.
06 November 2019

Walgreens Flu Index® Shows New Areas Lead in October Flu Activity Year-Over-Year

DEERFIELD, Ill., November 06, 2019 - Flu season is ramping up and new data released today by Walgreens is a strong reminder that now is the time to roll up your sleeve and get your annual flu shot if you haven’t already. The first monthly report from the Walgreens Flu Index® for October shows increased flu activity in Louisiana and Nevada compared to this time last year, as well as activity in several southern states including: Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, and Texas.
03 November 2019

Walgreens Provides Faster, More Convenient Access to Continuous Glucose Monitoring Devices Through New Medicare Billing Solution

DEERFIELD, Ill., Nov. 4, 2019 – Walgreens is launching a new billing solution to allow Medicare patients who use the Dexcom G6 Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) System to fill their prescription at any of its more than 9,200 U.S. retail pharmacy locations. Walgreens is now the largest retail pharmacy chain providing nationwide distribution for Dexcom CGM.
25 October 2019

Walgreens Encourages All Americans to Participate in National Prescription Take Back Day

Walgreens is encouraging all Americans to participate in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday Oct. 26. As part of the company’s continuing effort to combat drug abuse, select Walgreens stores throughout the country will serve as a collection point for law enforcement to collect unwanted, unused or expired medications for safe disposal.
22 October 2019

Walgreens, Susan G. Komen and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Collaborate to Support Research in Tough-to-Treat Cancers and Increase Access to Care

Walgreens announced today a new collaboration with Susan G. Komen and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society to enable research in tough-to-treat cancers and increase access to care with a pledge to contribute more than $25 million to the organizations, collectively, over the next five years.