Walgreens donates $200,000 and kicks off customer donation program to American Red Cross for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts

Company donates food and medical items to emergency shelter in Houston Walgreens generator provides emergency power to City of Victoria Company donates $200,000 to American Red Cross, while nationwide customer donation program begins Tuesday DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Aug-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens is supporting relief efforts in Southeast Texas through a number of initiatives […]

Walgreens announces Memorial Day 20% discount for veterans, active duty military and families on May 29, 2017

DEERFIELD, Ill, 2017-May-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — To honor the service and sacrifices of Americans who served in the armed forces, Walgreens is offering a Memorial Day 20-percent discount to all veterans, active duty military personnel and their immediate family members, including the families of those who lost their lives in service to their […]

Walgreens initiative to combat drug abuse crisis successfully disposed of 72 tons of medications in first year

Company also continues participation in DEA’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Apr-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens today ( April 26, 2017) announced its safe medication disposal program has collected and safely disposed of 72 tons of medications since the launch of the program in 2016. The program, launched in February […]

Walgreens offers Veterans Day discount to all veterans, active duty military personnel on Nov. 11

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2016-Nov-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — To celebrate the service and sacrifices of the nation’s military, Walgreens is offering a Veterans Day discount to all veterans, active duty military personnel and their immediate family members. On Friday, Nov. 11, customers with a Walgreens Balance® Rewards card and valid military ID or proof of […]

Walgreens collected and safely disposed more than 10 tons of medication through its safe medication disposal kiosks nationwide

Walgreens collected and safely disposed more than 10 tons of medication through its safe medication disposal kiosks nationwide   DEERFIELD, Ill., 2016-Oct-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens today ( October 18, 2016) announced it has reached its goal of installing more than 500 safe medication disposal kiosks this year at its pharmacies in 35 […]

Walgreens recognizes the important role of its more than 27,000 pharmacists this October

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2016-Oct-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — In celebration of American Pharmacists Month, Walgreens is recognizing its more than 27,000 community pharmacists for their dedication to patient care, and the growing and important role they continue to play in health care today (Oct. 4, 2016). “In communities across the country, our pharmacists have become an […]

HHS and Walgreens to distribute more than $10 million worth of free flu shot vouchers for uninsured Americans this flu season

Washington, D.C & Deerfield, Ill., 2016-Sep-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), in collaboration with Walgreens, will help provide more than $10 million worth of free flu shot vouchers this flu season to improve flu immunization rates among uninsured Americans. Through the initiative, which is in its seventh […]

Walgreens and Greater Than AIDS to offer nationwide free HIV testing and counseling on new prevention strategies

Select Walgreens Locations in 150 Cities Across the Nation to Host Free HIV Testing Events June 23 – 25, including Atlanta, Baltimore, Chicago, Dallas, New Orleans and Memphis, Among Other Cities DEERFIELD, Ill., 2016-Jun-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — In the lead up to National HIV Testing Day on June 27, Walgreens and Greater Than AIDS, […]

Walgreens donates $100,000 to CDC Foundation to aid its Zika virus education and prevention efforts in Puerto Rico

Company Donates $100,000 to CDC Foundation to Aid Education and Prevention Efforts All Walgreens Puerto Rico Locations to Offer CDC-Recommended Items to Prevent Zika DEERFIELD, Ill., 2016-Mar-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — In an effort to curb the spread of Zika virus disease in Puerto Rico, Walgreens is collaborating with the Centers for Disease Control and […]

American Pharmacists Month: Walgreens acknowledges its more than 27,000 community pharmacists

DEERFIELD, Ill., 2015-10-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — In support and recognition of American Pharmacists Month, Walgreens is acknowledging its more than 27,000 community pharmacists for the important role they play as the most accessible health care providers in the community, supporting preventive and chronic care for the more than 8 million customers who interact […]

Flu shots now available with no appointment at all Walgreens, Healthcare Clinics and Duane Reade pharmacies

More than 90 percent of patients receiving flu shots at Walgreens have insurance to cover vaccination costs Flu Index recaps states and markets hardest hit by flu last season DEERFIELD, Ill., 2015-8-17— /EPR Retail News/ — Flu shots are now available daily with no appointment necessary at all Walgreens pharmacies and Healthcare Clinics nationwide, and Duane […]

Walgreens announces the top markets and states for flu activity for this season, according to its season-ending Flu Index, November 2014 – February 2015

ul> Oklahoma City tops list for overall activity; Texas lands three markets in nation’s top 10 Silver lining for snowbound Bostonians – Beantown, Portland (Ore.) among markets with least flu activity DEERFIELD, Ill., 2015-3-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — With flu activity winding down in the U.S., Walgreens today announced the top markets (DMAs) and states […]