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. 
17 October 2019

Centene, Walgreens and RxAdvance Announce Partnership to Provide Innovative Pharmacy Management Model

(St. Louis, MO and Deerfield, IL) – Oct. 17, 2019 - Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC), Walgreens and RxAdvance today announced a strategic partnership to introduce an innovative model for pharmacy management that aims to increase transparency, enhance customer experience and ultimately result in better health outcomes at lower costs. 
16 October 2019

Walgreens, Leading Health Care Organizations Collect More Than 885 Tons of Unwanted Medication

DEERFIELD, Ill., October 16, 2019 - Walgreens today announced its first of its kind safe medication disposal kiosk program has collected and safely disposed of more than 885 tons – the combined weight of about 350 pickup trucks – of unwanted prescriptions, including controlled substances and other medications, as of Aug. 31, 2019.