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Chains now offering Moderna and J&J boosters

Chains now offering Moderna and J&J boosters

NEW YORK — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention formally recommended booster shots for many recipients of Moderna and Johnson & Johnson’s vaccines. As a result, up to 99 million Americans are now eligible for additional doses bolstering protection against COVID-19 beginning Friday. This follows FDA authorization of a Pfizer booster dose on Sept.

Walgreens to test drone delivery in Texas

Walgreens to test drone delivery in Texas

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens will launch drone delivery to two cities outside of Dallas  in a joint venture with Google’s drone-manufacturing affiliate, Wing. The companies will start testing the service next week  in Frisco and neighboring Little Elm north of Dallas.  It will be Wing’s first expansion in the U.S. after years piloting the offering

Viteyes eye health supplements now available at Walgreens nationwide

Viteyes eye health supplements now available at Walgreens nationwide

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich.– Viteyes, a leading global eye health company, announced Friday that their complete collection of Viteyes Blue Light Defender supplements can now be found at participating Walgreen stores nationwide as well as online at www.Walgreens.com. Recommended by eye physicians worldwide, Viteyes Blue Light Defender is available in three different formulations including a chocolate

Walgreens ensuring that it’s a step ahead of the flu

Walgreens ensuring that it’s a step ahead of the flu

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Many medical experts report that, when it comes to the flu, the last couple of seasons have been significantly lower in number of cases thanks to COVID-19 safety measures, such as masking up, social distancing and lockdowns. Now some medical and health experts are saying that there is a lot of uncertainty

Talent is scarce; recruiting it requires adaptation

Talent is scarce; recruiting it requires adaptation

If talent acquisition and retention isn’t a top-five topic for your executive team, it should be. The reason is straightforward: The U.S. labor market has undergone significant changes, resulting in fewer available workers and more open jobs — 10.9 million — than at any time since that statistic has been measured. As if that weren’t

Bi-Mart selling pharmacy business to Walgreens

Bi-Mart selling pharmacy business to Walgreens

DEERFIELD, Ill. — The Bi-Mart executive team, on behalf of its employee-owners, and Walgreens  announced this week that they have entered into a definitive agreement, pursuant to which Walgreens will acquire Bi-Mart’s pharmacy business, which includes pharmacy patient prescription files and related pharmacy inventory of 56 Bi-Mart pharmacies located across Oregon, Idaho and Washington. Bi-Mart’s

WBA unveils second DE&I Report

WBA unveils second DE&I Report

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) released on Wednesday its second Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DE&I) Report, which provides updates on the company’s bold DE&I commitments as well as its progress on leadership diversity. In addition, the Report includes – for the first time – U.S. demographic data by race. The DE&I Report, entitled

Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine booster shots now available at Walgreens nationwide

Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine booster shots now available at Walgreens nationwide

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens announced on Friday that eligible individuals can now receive Pfizer COVID-19 booster vaccinations in stores nationwide, following Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Emergency Use Authorization and new guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). “Walgreens has played a vital role in responding to COVID-19 as millions have turned

Walgreens announces bonuses and rewards for team members

Walgreens announces bonuses and rewards for team members

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens continues to introduce new programs to support and recognize the extraordinary work of team members by announcing new bonuses and rewards for pharmacy teams: Pharmacist Bonus: A one-time bonus of $1,250.00 to full-time pharmacists and a $1,000.00 payment to part-time pharmacists will be paid in September 2021. Technician Certification Reward: Pharmacy technicians who

Walgreens, Northwell Health ink strategic agreement

Walgreens, Northwell Health ink strategic agreement

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens and Northwell Health announced on Thursday that they have signed a five-year strategic affiliation aimed at improving the health of populations and advancing health equity throughout New York State. The agreement will explore the common goals of developing innovative health care delivery models, offerings and services that better the health of

Walgreens and Blue Shield of California ink agreement

Walgreens and Blue Shield of California ink agreement

OAKLAND, Calif. — Walgreens and Blue Shield of California on Friday announced a new collaboration that they say will expand access to health care, lower costs, and offer innovative new services that enhance the consumer experience for individuals, families, and communities throughout California. The initial phase of the collaboration will center on Walgreens Health Corner

Walgreens mobile clinic administers COVID-19 and flu vaccines at historically black college and university events

Walgreens mobile clinic administers COVID-19 and flu vaccines at historically black college and university events

DEERFIELD, Ill. — The next stops for the Walgreens mobile clinic offering walk-up access to COVID-19 and flu immunizations are focused on events tied to some of the nation’s historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs). The traveling clinic is stopping at more than a dozen locations on and off school campuses, including stops at several

Walgreens and VillageMD expand in Arizona

Walgreens and VillageMD expand in Arizona

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) and VillageMD announced on Thursday the opening of 18 Village Medical at Walgreens locations in the Phoenix area with plans to open four additional locations by end of this year. Through the Walgreens and VillageMD integrated care model, patients are able to receive comprehensive primary care alongside convenient and cost-effective pharmacy

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