18 July 2019

Walgreens Earns Best Place to Work in 2019 Disability Equality Index

Walgreens for the third consecutive year has been recognized with the top-score of 100 percent on the 2019 Disability Equality Index® (DEI), a national benchmarking tool on corporate policies and practices related to disability inclusion and workplace equality.
12 July 2019

Walgreens Mobilizes in Advance of Tropical Storm Barry to Support Customers, Team Members and Communities in Storm’s Projected Path

Walgreens is taking proactive measures to assist customers, team members and communities currently in the projected path of Tropical Storm Barry, and is preparing to fully support any impacted regions in its aftermath.
11 July 2019

Walgreens and Kaléo Expand Retail Pharmacy Collaboration to Include AUVI-q® (epinephrine injection, USP) 0.1 mg, the Only FDA-Approved Epinephrine Auto-Injector for Infants and Toddlers, 16.5 – 33 lbs

Walgreens and kaléo, a privately-held pharmaceutical company, today announced AUVI-q® (epinephrine injection, USP) 0.1 mg auto-injector is available at Walgreens locations nationwide. AUVI-q 0.1 mg is the first and only epinephrine auto-injector (EAI) approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for infants and toddlers weighing 16.5 to 33 pounds (7.5 to 15 kilograms). Through this collaboration, Walgreens is the first national retail pharmacy to offer the entire AUVI-Q auto-injector product line, which also includes AUVI-Q 0.3 mg and 0.15 mg doses.
24 June 2019

Walgreens Implements Safe Drug Disposal Options for Customers in All of Its Pharmacies

Walgreens today announced it has delivered on the expansion of its safe drug disposal program announced last fall to provide year-round drug disposal options in all of its pharmacies nationwide, at no cost to customers.
20 June 2019

Walgreens Helps Americans Save their Skin this Summer

Walgreens, a provider of trusted care in communities since 1901, is helping to raise awareness about skin health this summer with a series of programs to educate the public about skin cancer risks and the importance of early detection. Through interactive, community-focused events featuring dermatologists, knowledgeable pharmacists and specially-trained beauty consultants, Walgreens will offer free resources to help people protect their skin during the summer months.
17 June 2019

Walgreens and Greater Than AIDS Partner with Health Departments and Local HIV Organizations Across the Nation to Offer Free Testing on National HIV Testing Day

Walgreens and Greater Than AIDS are working with health departments, HIV/AIDS service organizations, and other community organizations to provide free HIV testing and information at select Walgreens stores in more than 260 cities on National HIV Testing Day (NHTD), Thursday, June 27 between 10 am – 7 pm (local time).
02 May 2019

Texas Markets Top Walgreens Flu Index™ for Overall Flu Activity During 2018-2019 Flu Season

DEERFIELD, Ill., May 02, 2019 - Walgreens today released its season-ending Flu Index™, ranking the top states and markets (DMAs) experiencing the highest incidence of influenza across the country this season. The Index is based on methodology that includes Walgreens aggregate prescription data from September 2018 through April 2019.
01 May 2019

Walgreens Forms Unique Collaboration with National Council for Behavioral Health and American Pharmacists Association to Offer Mental Health First Aid Training for Pharmacists and Team Members

DEERFIELD, Ill., May 01, 2019 - As the most accessible health care providers in the community, and also among the most trusted, pharmacists can play an important role as part of patients’ care teams to help address the growing need for mental health resources. With today marking the beginning of Mental Health Month in the U.S., Walgreens announces a unique collaboration with the National Council for Behavioral Health (National Council) and the American Pharmacists Association (APhA), to provide Mental Health First Aid training for certain Walgreens pharmacists and team members.
24 April 2019

More Than One Million Pounds of Unwanted Medication Collected: Walgreens, Leading Health Care Organizations Reach Milestone with Safe Medication Disposal Program

DEERFIELD, Ill, April 24, 2019 - Walgreens today announced updates on its comprehensive efforts to combat the opioid epidemic. The company’s first of its kind safe medication disposal program has collected and safely disposed of more than 1.2 million pounds of unwanted prescriptions, including controlled substances and other medications, reaching a significant milestone in only three years since the effort began.