03 May 2018

Walgreens Expands “#ItEndsWithUs” Campaign to Educate Seattle Teens on Opioid Awareness

Today, Walgreens, a provider of trusted care in communities since 1901, brings its national “#ItEndsWithUs” campaign to Seattle to educate local teens on the opioid epidemic.

As part of WE Day Seattle at KeyArena, thousands of youth will hear real stories of addiction and how Walgreens is working to combat the nation’s opioid epidemic. The #ItEndsWithUs campaign seeks to provide teens with resources and positive steps that they can take in their community, which are available at the #ItEndsWithUs hub at www.walgreens.com/itendswithus.

03 May 2018

Southern States Top Walgreens Flu Index™ for Overall Flu Activity During 2017-2018 Flu Season

DEERFIELD, Ill., May 03, 2018 - Walgreens today released its season-ending Flu Index™, ranking the top states and markets (DMAs) for flu activity this season. The Index is based on methodology that includes Walgreens aggregate prescription data from September 2017 through March 2018.
02 May 2018

Atlanta Maintains Top Spot in Walgreens Every One Counts Hometown Challenge in Support of Red Nose Day in the U.S., For the Week of April 23

DEERFIELD, Ill., May 02, 2018 - In support of the fourth annual Red Nose Day in the U.S., Walgreens today released the latest rankings for its Every One Counts Hometown Challenge, which shows Atlanta as the top market for overall Red Nose Day fundraising activity.
01 May 2018

All of Us Research Program ushers in new era for technology-driven citizen science and precision medicine

On May 6, a nationwide consortium led by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will launch the All of Us Research Program, a pioneering research project that uses advanced technologies and engages participants as citizen-scientists to embark on a new era of health science and precision medicine. The Scripps Translational Science Institute (STSI) will head efforts to engage direct volunteers in the program through partnerships with Walgreens, Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA), National Blood Collaborative, Quest Diagnostics and other organizations.
28 April 2018

Op-ed: Dealing with addiction before it starts

Now more than ever, our country needs urgent, collaborative solutions to the opioid epidemic. Opioid abuse is devastating families and entire communities alike, and the numbers continue to rise.
25 April 2018

Atlanta Tops Walgreens Every One Counts Hometown Challenge in Support of Red Nose Day in the U.S., For the Week of April 16

 In support of the fourth annual Red Nose Day in the U.S., Walgreens today released the latest rankings for its Every One Counts Hometown Challenge, which shows Atlanta as the top market for overall Red Nose Day fundraising activity.
25 April 2018

Walgreens Continues “#ItEndsWithUs” Campaign to Educate Chicagoland Teens on Opioid Awareness

Today, Walgreens, a provider of trusted care in communities since 1901, announces its national “#ItEndsWithUs” campaign is coming to Chicago to educate local teens on the opioid epidemic.
25 April 2018

Walgreens Safe Medication Disposal Program Collects More Than 270 Tons of Unused Medications

DEERFIELD, Ill., April 25, 2018 - Walgreens today announced its safe medication disposal program has collected and safely disposed of more than 270 tons of medications, or the equivalent of about 150 cars, since the launch of the program in 2016. 
23 April 2018

LabCorp at Walgreens Expands into Florida

Walgreens and LabCorp® (NYSE: LH) today announced the expansion of their LabCorp at Walgreens collaboration into Florida. Ten new LabCorp patient service centers will open within Walgreens stores in April and May, with four serving the Gainesville market and two each serving the Palm Beach County, Pasco County, and Orlando areas. 
22 April 2018

Walgreens Pilot Program in Gainesville, Fla., Features New Approaches to Pricing, Promotions, Product Selection and Shopping Experience

Deerfield, Ill., April 23, 2018 –Walgreens is making it easier to shop for every day value in health, wellness and beauty at 17 Gainesville, Fla. area stores. As part of a pilot program in that market, Walgreens is bringing together new approaches to pricing and promotions, product selection, shopping experience and strategic collaborations that bring new services to customers.