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Walgreens earns top score on 2019 DEI

Walgreens earns top score on 2019 DEI

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens for the third consecutive year has been recognized with the top-score of 100% on the 2019 Disability Equality Index (DEI), a national benchmarking tool on corporate policies and practices related to disability inclusion and workplace equality. The DEI is a joint initiative by Disability:IN and the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD),

Walgreens prepares for Tropical Storm Barry

Walgreens prepares for Tropical Storm Barry

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens is taking proactive measures to assist customers, team members and communities currently in the projected path of Tropical Storm Barry, and is preparing to fully support any impacted regions in its aftermath. The company is taking the following steps: Prescription Drug Preparedness: In advance of the storm, Walgreens is underscoring the importance

Walgreens, Kaléo expand pharmacy program

Walgreens, Kaléo expand pharmacy program

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens and Kaléo announced Thursday AUVI-q (epinephrine injection, USP) 0.1 mg auto-injector is available at Walgreens locations nationwide. AUVI-q 0.1 mg is the first and only epinephrine auto-injector (EAI) approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for infants and toddlers weighing 16.5 to 33 pounds (7.5 to 15 kilograms). Through

How to shield Rx from the opioid crisis fallout

How to shield Rx from the opioid crisis fallout

Chain drug retailing has thus far largely escaped the repercussions of the opioid epidemic, an ongoing tragedy which has seen so many people become addicted to pharmaceutical products that, when taken as prescribed and properly managed, can bring needed relief to patients with serious illnesses or injuries. Several of America’s most prominent pharmaceutical houses have

Walgreens expands safe drug disposal options

Walgreens expands safe drug disposal options

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens announced on Monday it has delivered on the expansion of its safe drug disposal program announced last fall to provide year-round drug disposal options in all of its pharmacies nationwide, at no cost to customers. To complement its existing national effort to make the disposal of unwanted medications safer, easier and

Walgreens helps Americans save their skin this summer

Walgreens helps Americans save their skin this summer

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens is helping to raise awareness about skin health this summer with a series of programs to educate the public about skin cancer risks and the importance of early detection. Through interactive, community-focused events featuring dermatologists, knowledgeable pharmacists and specially-trained beauty consultants, Walgreens will offer free resources to help people protect their

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 teams up with The Skin Cancer Foundation

Walgreens teams up with The Skin Cancer Foundation

NEW YORK — Walgreens has joined The Skin Cancer Foundation on the road this year in support of its Destination: Healthy Skin Program — a national effort to educate consumers about the importance of effective sun protection for skin cancer prevention, and the importance of early detection. “As people spend more time outside enjoying their

Walgreens supports people living with cancer

Walgreens supports people living with cancer

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens this month launched Feel More Like You, a first-of-its-kind pharmacy, health and beauty service available at no cost to help people living with cancer manage the medical and physical changes associated with cancer treatment. The national launch at more than 3,000 Walgreens stores follows a successful 100-store pilot program that began

WBA willing to meet with FDA over tobacco sales to minors

WBA willing to meet with FDA over tobacco sales to minors

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens said Tuesday it welcomed the opportunity to meet with Food and Drug Administration commissioner Scott Gottlieb to discuss the steps it is taking  to prevent the sale of tobacco products to minors. The retailer issued the statement after Gottlieb said the FDA had written to Walgreens “to request a meeting to

Walgreens launches cancer patient support program

Walgreens launches cancer patient support program

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens Monday launched “Feel More Like You,” a first-of-its-kind pharmacy, health and beauty service available at no cost to help people living with cancer manage the medical and physical changes associated with cancer treatment. The retailer created Feel More Like You to meet the increasing needs of people impacted by cancer to

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