15 January 2021

Walgreens Statement in Support of President-Elect Biden’s COVID-19 Update

DEERFIELD, Ill., Jan. 15, 2021 – Following President-elect Joe Biden’s COVID-19 Update, Walgreens issued the following statement from John Standley, Walgreens president.
13 January 2021

Walgreens Expands Financial Services Business Strategy, in Partnership with Synchrony and Mastercard

DEERFIELD, Ill., STAMFORD, Conn., PURCHASE, New York,, January 13, 2021 - Walgreens is expanding its financial services offering in partnership with Synchrony (NYSE: SYF) and Mastercard (NYSE: MA), as part of its ongoing commitment to offer differentiated healthcare services and benefits to customers. 
06 January 2021

Walgreens Expects to Complete Administration of COVID-19 Vaccine First Doses in Skilled Nursing Facilities by January 25

Walgreens expects to complete the administration of COVID-19 vaccine first doses in skilled nursing facilities by Monday, Jan. 25. The company is also rapidly expanding access to vaccinations among assisted living facilities and additional vulnerable populations outlined by states and local jurisdictions as part of expanded distribution plans.
21 December 2020

Walgreens Makes it Easy to Say Goodbye to the Last Minute Holiday Stress with Convenient Hours and Services

DEERFIELD, Ill., December 21, 2020 - As we enter the final sprint of what has been an extraordinary holiday season, Walgreens makes checking off that holiday list twice as easy so consumers have more time to celebrate the joys of the season. 
Walgreens and Labcorp Make Pixel By Labcorp™ At-Home COVID-19 Collection Kit Available Through Walgreens Find Care®
21 December 2020

Walgreens and Labcorp Make Pixel By Labcorp™ At-Home COVID-19 Collection Kit Available Through Walgreens Find Care®

Labcorp (NYSE: LH), a leading global life sciences company that is focused on advancing health and guiding patient care decisions, and Walgreens today announced that the Pixel by Labcorp™ At-Home COVID-19 Collection Kit is now available from Labcorp through Walgreens Find Care®, a digital health platform available on the Walgreens app and Walgreens.com. Walgreens currently offers COVID-19 testing in more than 1,100 drive-thru locations across the country.
18 December 2020

Walgreens Begins Administration of Pfizer’s COVID-19 Vaccine in Long-Term Care Facilities

Today Walgreens began administering Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine to residents and staff at long-term care facilities in a monumental first in the company’s 119-year history. Pharmacists are providing the vaccinations at nursing homes and assisted living facilities in Ohio and Connecticut as part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Pharmacy Partnership for Long-term Care Program.
11 December 2020

Walgreens Statement Regarding FDA Emergency Use Authorization of COVID-19 Vaccine

The announcement from the FDA providing Pfizer with emergency use authorization on its COVID-19 vaccine is a historic milestone and important step toward ending the pandemic.
09 December 2020

Walgreens Flu Index® Reveals Flu Activity for the 2020-2021 Flu Season

Walgreens today launched its Walgreens Flu Index® for the 2020-2021 season to help communities track flu activity in their area and serve as a reminder to get vaccinated against the flu, just in time for National Influenza Vaccination Week Dec. 6 - Dec. 12. With COVID-19 cases continuing to surge across the country, health experts are encouraging flu shots to prevent the spread of two respiratory illnesses circulating at the same time and hospitals reaching capacity.