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Walgreens to offer free HIV testing

Walgreens to offer free HIV testing

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens and Greater Than AIDS are working with health departments, HIV/AIDS service organizations, and other community organizations to provide free HIV testing and information at select Walgreens stores in more than 260 cities on National HIV Testing Day (NHTD), Thursday, June 27 between 10 am – 7 pm (local time). HIV testing

Walgreens and Greater Than AIDS to offer free HIV testing

Walgreens and Greater Than AIDS to offer free HIV testing

DEERFIELD, Ill., — Walgreens and Greater Than AIDS, a leading national public information response to the domestic HIV/AIDS epidemic, are working with 220 health departments, AIDS service organizations, and other community organizations to help provide free HIV testing and information at participating Walgreens stores in more than 180 cities on National HIV Testing Day on

Walgreens, OraSure target AIDS

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens and OraSure Technologies Inc., a provider of point-of-care diagnostic tests and specimen collection devices, are teaming up to fight AIDS. The companies announced several new HIV testing-related initiatives in recognition of World AIDS Day on December 1. OraSure is working with the AIDS Institute, a national nonprofit that promotes social change

Walgreens, CDC team up on HIV prevention

Walgreens, CDC team up on HIV prevention

DEERFIELD, Ill., and ATLANTA — Walgreens has made a donation to help fund the CDC Foundation’s Sustainable Healthcenter Implementation PrEP Pilot (SHIPP) study to foster HIV prevention. PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis) is a medication protocol for people who don’t have HIV to help protect against HIV infection. The SHIPP study aims to address the spread of HIV/AIDS

Walgreens stores to offer free HIV testing

Walgreens stores to offer free HIV testing

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens and Greater Than AIDS are partnering with health departments and local AIDS service organizations (ASOs) to provide free HIV testing and counseling about prevention strategies. The drug chain said Monday that testing will be offered at more than 220 Walgreens stores in 130 cities — including Atlanta, Chicago, Houston, New Orleans

Walgreens Healthcare Clinics to offer STI testing

Walgreens Healthcare Clinics to offer STI testing

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Next week, Walgreens Healthcare Clinics will begin offering testing services for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in select markets. Walgreens said Tuesday that the tests for STIs — including HIV, hepatitis B and C, chlamydia, gonorrhea and other conditions — are slated become available on April 25 at Healthcare Clinics in Cincinnati, Cleveland

Walgreens pharmacies to host free HIV testing

Walgreens pharmacies to host free HIV testing

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens and Greater Than AIDS, a national public information response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic, are partnering with more than 180 health departments and local AIDS service organizations (ASOs) in 150 cities to offer free HIV testing. Walgreens said Thursday that state and local health departments and ASOs will provide trained counselors to

Walgreens to provide free hepatitis C tests

Walgreens to provide free hepatitis C tests

CLARK, N.J. — Beginning later this summer, the Chronic Liver Disease Foundation and Walgreens will provide free hepatitis C testing at more than 60 of the drug chain’s pharmacies in 12 cities across the country. The foundation said Tuesday that the testing program, which will use the OraQuick HCV Rapid Antibody Test, is set to launch in August and run through January. Trained health care professionals