13 September 2018

Walgreens and Sprint Announce Plans to Open Additional Sprint Express Locations

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. and DEERFIELD, Ill. – Sept. 13, 2018 – Walgreens and Sprint (NYSE: S) today announced an expansion of the collaboration they had announced earlier this year, that will include 80 new locations. All of the new Sprint Express at Walgreens stores will be throughout Chicagoland and the Dallas-Ft. Worth metropolitan area, and are planned to open by the end of the year.
10 September 2018

Walgreens to Purchase Pharmacy Files of 185 Fred’s Pharmacies Across Southeastern U.S.

DEERFIELD, Ill. & MEMPHIS, Tenn., September 10, 2018 - Walgreens and Fred’s, Inc. (Nasdaq: FRED) today announced they have entered into a definitive asset purchase agreement, pursuant to which Walgreens will acquire pharmacy patient prescription files and related pharmacy inventory of 185 Fred’s stores located across 10 Southeastern states.
06 September 2018

Providence St. Joseph Health to Operate Seven Additional Retail Clinics in Walgreens Stores in Washington and Oregon

DEERFIELD, Ill. & RENTON, WASH. – Sept. 6, 2018 – Walgreens and Providence St. Joseph Health (PSJH) have just announced an expanded retail clinic collaboration. PSJH will operate and provide all clinical services at seven additional retail health clinics to be located within Walgreens stores across Washington and Oregon.
06 September 2018

Walgreens and Kaléo Partner to Address Epinephrine Auto-Injector Supply Issues, Providing Patients Access to AUVI-Q® (epinephrine injection, USP) Through Walgreens Locations Nationwide

Walgreens and kaléo, a privately-held pharmaceutical company, are working together to improve access to epinephrine auto-injectors by making kaléo’s AUVI-Q® 0.15 mg and 0.3 mg available through Walgreens locations nationwide. This comes in an effort to help thousands of Americans with their epinephrine needs during the back to school season, as supply issues have been reported to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) by other manufacturers. 
04 September 2018

Norton Healthcare to Operate Retail Health Clinics in Louisville Area Walgreens Stores

DEERFIELD, Ill. & LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Sept. 4, 2018 – Today Walgreens and Norton Healthcare announced that the not-for-profit healthcare organization will operate and provide all clinical services at eight retail health clinics located within Walgreens stores across the Greater Louisville area, including three in Southern Indiana and five in Louisville.
27 August 2018

Flu Shots Now Available at All Walgreens Pharmacies, Duane Reade Pharmacies, Walgreens-owned Rite Aid Pharmacies and Walgreens Healthcare Clinics

Health officials say it’s never too early to get an annual flu shot, especially after this past severe flu season, and Walgreens is now offering flu shots daily at all of its  pharmacies, including Duane Reade pharmacies, Walgreens-owned Rite Aid pharmacies and all Walgreens Healthcare Clinics.
02 August 2018

Walgreens Stores Giving Seniors Tips to Avoid Injury from Slips and Falls

To reduce risk of injury from tripping and falling, Walgreens will offer prevention tips and advice when it hosts a Senior Day at its stores nationwide on Tuesday, Aug. 7. Each year, one in four people age 65 and older falls and 3 million older people are treated in emergency departments for fall-related injuries, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
30 July 2018

Walgreens Empowers Families to Provide Education Around the World Through Purchases of ME to WE Back-to-School Supplies

Walgreens today announced the launch of a new back-to-school collection with ME to WE, an innovative social enterprise that provides products that make a social impact. Each ME to WE back to school product purchased at Walgreens helps fund a child’s education in a developing community—helping equip them with the tools to succeed in school and create a brighter future for themselves, their family and their community.
26 July 2018

Walgreens Introduces New Digital Marketplace Featuring 17 Leading Health Care Providers

Walgreens introduces Find Care Now, a digital marketplace that helps connect customers to local health services and omnichannel health care.
09 July 2018

Walgreens Earns Best Place to Work for Disability Equality in 2018 Disability Equality Index

DEERFIELD, Ill., July 09, 2018 - Walgreens received the top-score of 100 percent on the 2018 Disability Equality Index® (DEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to disability inclusion and workplace equality, administered by the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) and the U.S. Business Leadership Network (USLBN). This marks the second consecutive year Walgreens has earned a 100 percent score from the DEI and named one of the DEI Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion.