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Flu shots now available at Walgreens pharmacies, clinics

Flu shots now available at Walgreens pharmacies, clinics

DEERFIELD, Ill. — With flu season starting, Walgreens announced that flu shots are now available in all of its pharmacies and Healthcare Clinics, including Duane Reade pharmacies and Walgreens-owned Rite Aid pharmacies. Walgreens also announced that it is kicking off its “Get a Shot. Give a Shot.” for its seventh season. On Sept. 1, Walgreens

Walgreens, UN Foundation launch vaccination campaign

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens and the United Nations Foundation have kicked off the fifth year of the Get a Shot. Give a Shot. campaign. To date, Get a Shot. Give a Shot. has provided 20 million polio and measles vaccines to people in developing countries, according to the retailer. For every vaccination administered through August 2018

Walgreens ‘Get a Shot’ campaign gets under way

Walgreens ‘Get a Shot’ campaign gets under way

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens and the United Nations Foundation have launched their annual “Get a Shot. Give a Shot” campaign to provide critical vaccines to people in developing countries. The drug chain said Thursday that the “Get a Shot” program, now in its fifth year, has helped provide more than 20 million polio and measles

New report charts extent of WBA’s efforts in CSR

WASHINGTON — There was a time not all that many years ago when corporate social responsibility (CSR) was viewed by most companies as a second- or third-tier priority, something good to do but not a central part of the business model. That thinking has changed radically in recent years, with CSR taking its rightful place

WBA’s efforts recognized by the UN Foundation

WBA’s efforts recognized by the UN Foundation

The United Nations Foundation last month recognized five individuals and organizations whose support has helped the UN address a range of serious issues around the globe. Honorees included President Obama for his efforts to end armed conflict and fight climate change; Ertharin Cousin, executive director of the World Food Programme; Maina Kiai, UN special rapporteur

WBA honored with UN Global Leadership Award

WBA honored with UN Global Leadership Award

NEW YORK — Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) is receiving a United Nations Foundation 2016 Global Leadership Award for its “Get a Shot. Give a Shot.” vaccination campaign. WBA said co-chief operating officer Ornella Barra will accept the award on behalf of the company tonight at the UN Foundation Global Leadership Awards Dinner in New York.

Walgreens, UN Foundation launch vaccine campaign

Walgreens, UN Foundation launch vaccine campaign

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens and the United Nations Foundation have kicked off the 2016 “Get a Shot. Give a Shot” campaign. The collaboration, now in its fourth year, helps provide life-saving vaccines to children in developing countries. Through Aug. 31, 2017, for every flu shot or other immunization administered at Walgreens pharmacies, Healthcare Clinics or

Walgreens, UN vaccination drive gets under way

Walgreens, UN vaccination drive gets under way

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens and the United Nations Foundation have kicked off their annual “Get a Shot, Give a Shot” campaign, which aims to provide life-saving vaccines where they’re most needed to children worldwide. Walgreens said Wednesday that under the initiative, now in its third year, the company will help provide a life-saving vaccine for

UN, Walgreens vaccine campaign wins award

The United Nations Foundation and Walgreens received a Silver Effie Award in the health care services category for their 2014-15 “Get A Shot. Give A Shot” campaign. Launched in 2013 by Walgreens and the United Nations Foundation, “Get a Shot. Give a Shot” provides life-saving vaccinations to children in developing countries. For each immunization administered