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Walgreens selling Abbott’s BinaxNOW test

Walgreens selling Abbott’s BinaxNOW test

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens said Monday that it will begin selling Abbott’s BinaxNOW Rapid Antigen Self Test for COVID-19 over-the-counter in its stores nationwide. The test will be available first on Walgreens.com, and later this week, it will be available for purchase in-store, for curbside pick-up, and same-day delivery. The test has a suggested retail

The real news? Walgreens was there

Walgreens has inoculated hundreds of thousands of Americans against COVID-19 this year using the vaccine developed by Pfizer and Germany’s BioNTech. But the pharmacy chain has not been following guidance from federal health officials about the timing of second doses. — New York Times, April 6, 2021 It has become fashionable of late for the

Walgreens administering COVID-19 vaccinations in 49 states, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico

Walgreens administering COVID-19 vaccinations in 49 states, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico

DEERFIELD, Ill. – Walgreens is now administering COVID-19 vaccines at a majority of its stores in 49 states, Washington, D.C. and Puerto Rico, as the company continues to play an integral role in the nation’s vaccination and pandemic response efforts. With the initiative to vaccinate residents and staff in long-term care facilities nearly complete, close

Walgreens sponsors NBC vaccination special

Walgreens sponsors NBC vaccination special

DEERFIELD, Ill.— Walgreens will be the presenting sponsor of the hour-long vaccination special “Roll Up Your Sleeves,” which NBC will air on Sunday, April 18, at 7 p.m. ET/PT. The show aims to raise awareness and encourage the American public to get vaccinated to put an end to the COVID-19 pandemic. “Walgreens is proud to

Walgreens lets customers donate rewards

Walgreens lets customers donate rewards

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens introduced a new donation feature on Thursday that lets members of its myWalgreens loyalty program donate their Walgreens Cash rewards directly to local nonprofits in their community. Walgreens collaborated with in/PACT, a charitable giving platform that empowers customers to direct rewards to charities of their choice, and the GoodCoin Foundation, to

Walgreens expands financial services

Walgreens expands financial services

DEERFIELD, Ill. – Walgreens is partnering with InComm Payments to provide convenient and accessible financial services options for its customers, the companies said on Tuesday. Together, the companies plan to launch a new bank account offering for its customers to be established at MetaBank with a Mastercard debit card that will serve Walgreens shoppers both

Video Forum: John Standley, Walgreens

Video Forum: John Standley, Walgreens

  John Standley, who joined Walgreens as president last August, talks about changes under way that will strengthen the drug chain’s position in pharmacy, health care and retailing. Among the subjects Standley addresses in this week’s Video Forum are Walgreens’ expanding partnership with VillageMD, the retailer’s revamped loyalty program, and its big investment in digital

CVS Health, Walgreens and Walmart team with the Ad Council and COVID Collaborative

CVS Health, Walgreens and Walmart team with the Ad Council and COVID Collaborative

NEW YORK —  The Ad Council and COVID Collaborative unveiled on Thursday new public service advertisements (PSAs) with CVS Health, Walgreens and Walmart to help educate people throughout the nation about the COVID-19 vaccines. Developed with expertise from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH), as part

Walgreens joins virtual showcase for local vendors

Walgreens joins virtual showcase for local vendors

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens announced it will participate in the first-ever Localization Summit, a virtual showcase for diverse, local and regional businesses and entrepreneurs to share their retail offerings with representatives from the drug store chain’s merchandising team. The virtual event, hosted by ECRM, provides local vendors, the opportunity to connect with Walgreens’ merchandising team,

Walgreens administers 5 million COVID vaccinations

Walgreens administers 5 million COVID vaccinations

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens announced on Tuesday that it has provided approximately 5 million COVID-19 vaccinations across long-term care facilities, in stores and through dedicated clinics. Additionally, the company has completed over 60,000 clinics at long-term care facilities and vaccinated the majority of residents and staff that opted to receive a COVID-19 vaccine from Walgreens. “We’re

Walgreens event: Road toward vaccine equity

Walgreens event: Road toward vaccine equity

DEERFIELD, Ill.— The COVID-19 pandemic has underscored the importance of equitable access to care. While the issue is by no means new, the pandemic has exposed very real cracks in our health care system that often leave some of the most vulnerable populations behind. Black and Latinx Americans in particular have been hit hardest by

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