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COVID vaccine

Walgreens pharmacist thanks Biden for vaccines

Walgreens pharmacist thanks Biden for vaccines

WASHINGTON — Walgreens pharmacy manager Melanie Owens told President Joe Biden Tuesday that the arrival of the COVID-19 vaccine in her store on Chicago’s South Side is helping keep local residents “alive and safe.” Owens, who had COVID last March, spoke to the president during a virtual roundtable discussion with black essential workers. Having been

Walgreens expects to complete COVID vaccinations in skilled nursing facilities by Jan. 25th

Walgreens expects to complete COVID vaccinations in skilled nursing facilities by Jan. 25th

DEERFIELD, Ill. — 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. “Since receiving our first