14 December 2018

Walgreens Launches Flu Index™ for 2018-2019 Season

DEERFIELD, Ill., December 14, 2018 - With holiday travel around the corner and flu activity on the rise in many parts of the country, Walgreens today launched its first Flu Index™ for the 2018-2019 flu season. The Walgreens Flu Index, now in its fifth season, is a weekly report ranking the top markets and states for flu activity in the U.S., including Puerto Rico. It also ranks the top markets and states showing the largest increases in activity week over week.
11 December 2018

Governor Parson Joins Walgreens to Launch Safe Medication Disposal Kiosks in Missouri

DEERFIELD, Ill., December 11, 2018 - Walgreens announced today it is expanding its first of a kind safe medication disposal program throughout Missouri to allow individuals to dispose of unwanted medication in a drugstore setting year-round at no cost. Governor Mike Parson will join Walgreens at one of its St. Louis locations to launch safe medication disposal kiosks now available at 14 select Walgreens pharmacies across Missouri.
06 December 2018

Walgreens Launches Next-Day, Nationwide Prescription Delivery with FedEx

DEERFIELD, Ill., December 06, 2018 - Walgreens and FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) today announced the nationwide launch of next-day prescription delivery service, bringing together Walgreens extensive network of neighborhood pharmacy locations with the FedEx air-and-ground delivery network to enhance convenience for patients to fill prescriptions. Walgreens is now the fastest choice for next-day prescription delivery across the nation.
04 December 2018

Kroger and Walgreens Expand Exploratory Pilot

CINCINNATI, CHICAGO and DEERFIELD, IL, Dec. 4, 2018 -- The Kroger Co. and Walgreens today announced two initiatives, building on the exploratory pilot the companies announced in October, combining America’s food and grocery authority with Walgreens global expertise in pharmacy, health and beauty.  
19 November 2018

Walgreens Launches “Feel More Like You” Program to Assist People Living with Cancer Manage the Physical Changes Associated with Treatment

Walgreens today announced that it has launched a new program called Feel More Like You™, developed to help people living with cancer and their caregivers manage the potential physical changes associated with cancer treatment. The exclusive offering will be available at more than 400 Walgreens stores in select markets across the country.
08 November 2018

Walgreens Aims to Hire 5,000 Veterans Over Next Five Years, Teams Up with Southern New Hampshire University to Provide Educational Opportunities

DEERFIELD, Ill., November 08, 2018 - Walgreens and Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) today announced a new initiative that aims to provide career and educational opportunities for 5,000 U.S. veterans over the next five years. Through the program, Walgreens will seek to hire veterans into store leadership roles with opportunities to advance, and through a collaboration with SNHU, participating veterans will also have the ability to pursue a bachelor or master’s degree from the University.
24 October 2018

Walgreens to Provide Free Safe Medication Disposal Option in All Drugstores in 2019

DEERFIELD, Ill., October 24, 2018 - Walgreens today announced it is expanding its effort to combat the opioid epidemic as it encourages Americans to clean out their medicine cabinets in advance of Drug Enforcement Administration sponsored National Prescription Take Back Day on Saturday October 27.
17 October 2018

Walgreens and McLaren Health Care Announce Health Services and Pharmacy Collaboration

DEERFIELD, Ill. & GRAND BLANC, Mich. – Oct. 17, 2018 – Walgreens and McLaren Health Care, a fully integrated health network committed to quality, evidence-based patient care and cost efficiency, today announced that they have entered into a strategic collaboration focused on health service and pharmacy offerings.
10 October 2018

Walgreens and LabCorp to Open at Least 600 LabCorp at Walgreens Patient Service Centers

DEERFIELD, Ill. and BURLINGTON, N.C., October 10, 2018 — Walgreens and LabCorp® (NYSE: LH) today announced their mutual commitment to a significant expansion of their LabCorp at Walgreens collaboration. The two companies have agreed to open at least 600 LabCorp patient service centers at Walgreens stores across the U.S. over the next four years, inclusive of the 17 locations that have opened since they first announced their consumer-focused initiative in June 2017.
09 October 2018

Walgreens Mobilizes in Advance of Hurricane Michael to Support Customers, Team Members and Communities in Storm's Path

DEERFIELD, Ill., October 9, 2018- Walgreens is taking proactive measures to assist customers, team members and communities in the projected path of Hurricane Michael, and is preparing to fully support impacted regions in the storm’s aftermath.