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Walgreens launches HIV prevention initiative

Walgreens launches HIV prevention initiative

DEERFIELD, Ill. — While rates of HIV in the U.S. have decreased, the epidemic is far from over. During the COVID-19 pandemic, many people have faced barriers to HIV testing, prevention and treatment. Recognizing that everyone can be part of the solution, Walgreens and its partners have come together to increase awareness about HIV, including

Walgreens to sell Pixel by Labcorp COVID-19 PCR test kits

Walgreens to sell Pixel by Labcorp COVID-19 PCR test kits

DEERFIELD, Ill.  — As part of Walgreens ongoing efforts to increase access to COVID-19 testing in communities across the U.S., the company announced today it has entered into an agreement with Labcorp to sell Pixel by Labcorp COVID-19 PCR Test Home Collection Kits over-the-counter in up to 6,000 Walgreens stores nationwide beginning in spring of this

Clinical Reference Laboratory teams with Walgreens on testing kits

Clinical Reference Laboratory teams with Walgreens on testing kits

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Clinical Reference Laboratory (CRL), one of the largest privately held clinical testing laboratories in the U.S., and Walgreens have announced that the FDA-authorized CRL Rapid Response COVID-19 Saliva Test is now available through Walgreens Find Care, a digital health platform available on the Walgreens app and Walgreens.com. Sold under CRL’s HealthConfirm brand,

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 teams with Instacart for same-day delivery services

Walgreens teams with Instacart for same-day delivery services

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens announced Tuesday that it is expanding on-demand delivery solutions with Instacart to residents across Illinois, with plans to roll out the service nationwide to nearly 8,000 stores in the coming weeks. Customers can now find tens of thousands of Walgreens favorites, including over-the-counter medications, health and wellness, beauty and personal care,

Walgreens administers over 3 million COVID-19 vaccinations

Walgreens administers over 3 million COVID-19 vaccinations

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens reported Friday that it has provided more than 3 million COVID-19 vaccinations across long-term care facilities, as well as additional vulnerable populations prioritized by state and local jurisdictions. Additionally, the company has completed COVID-19 vaccine first-dose clinics in all long-term care facilities that selected Walgreens as a vaccine provider. “COVID-19 has

Walgreens Expressions Challenge encourages teens to use creative talents

Walgreens Expressions Challenge encourages teens to use creative talents

DEERFIELD, Ill. — More than 10 years ago Walgreens launched its first Expressions Challenge program to encourage teens to use creative arts as an outlet to manage some of life’s stressful circumstances and to guide students to make better life choices. Offered only in Chicago and St. Louis, Walgreens worked with high school districts, teachers

Aegis Sciences and Walgreens expand COVID-19 diagnostic testing

Aegis Sciences and Walgreens expand COVID-19 diagnostic testing

DEERFIELD, Ill. – Aegis Sciences Corp. and Walgreens have announced an expansion of their arrangement for the performance of fast and accurate COVID-19 diagnostic testing as Walgreens further expands COVID-19 drive-thru testing nationwide. Together, the companies are in the process of substantially increasing their testing services to provide additional testing capacity with best-in-class turnaround times

Walgreens and Uber team up

Walgreens and Uber team up

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens and Uber have entered into an agreement to help drive equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines among underserved communities. Together, Uber and Walgreens will combine their expertise to address common barriers to health equity including education, access and technology. “By combining Walgreens deep experience in community care with Uber’s transportation technology and

Walgreens to expand COVID-19 vaccinations in stores

Walgreens to expand COVID-19 vaccinations in stores

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens has been selected by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to provide a limited number of COVID-19 vaccinations across 15 states and jurisdictions as part of the Federal Retail Pharmacy Program. Vaccinations will begin in stores Feb. 12 to eligible individuals

Walgreens completes more than 1 million COVID-19 vaccinations

Walgreens completes more than 1 million COVID-19 vaccinations

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens reported that it has administered more than 1 million COVID-19 vaccinations across long-term care facilities and other vulnerable populations identified as part of state and jurisdiction distribution plans. The company also remains on track to complete the administration of COVID-19 vaccine first doses in skilled nursing facilities by Monday, Jan. 25.

Walgreens issues statement in support of President-Elect Biden’s COVID-19 update

Walgreens issues statement in support of President-Elect Biden’s COVID-19 update

DEERFIELD, Ill. – Following President-elect Joe Biden’s COVID-19 Update, Walgreens issued the following statement from John Standley, Walgreens president. “Walgreens applauds President-elect Biden plan to accelerate vaccine distribution efforts by utilizing pharmacies across the country.   With our nationwide footprint, extensive vaccine experience, trusted community presence and pharmacy expertise, Walgreens is well-positioned to administer COVID-19 vaccines

Walgreens plans tech-enabled startup

Walgreens plans tech-enabled startup

DEERFIELD, Ill.— Walgreens Boots Alliance has shifted into high gear since the start of 2021. Building on a foundation that it painstakingly laid in recent years, the company has unleashed a salvo of initiatives designed to buttress its central role in health care and retailing. Following the realignment of its partnership with AmerisourceBergen — a

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