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Walgreens offers home delivery of COVID test kit

Walgreens offers home delivery of COVID test kit

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens is making the Pixel by Labcorp At-Home COVID-19 Collection Kit  available for home delivery through Walgreens Find Care, a digital health platform available on the retailer’s app and website. Walgreens currently offers COVID-19 testing in more than 1,100 drive-thru locations across the country. Using Walgreens Find Care, customers can connect to

Walgreens administering COVID-19 vaccine

Walgreens administering COVID-19 vaccine

DEERFIELD, Ill. – Walgreens has begun administering Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine to residents and staff at long-term care facilities. The chain’s pharmacists are providing the vaccinations at nursing homes and assisted living facilities in Ohio, Connecticut and Florida as part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Pharmacy Partnership for Long-term Care Program. Walgreens

WBA’s Kathleen Wilson Thompson to retire

WBA’s Kathleen Wilson Thompson to retire

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens Boots Alliance executive vice president and global chief human resources officer Kathleen Wilson-Thompson will retire from her post in January, the company said Monday. Pamela Puryear will succeed her. “Never has Kathleen’s contribution to the company been stronger than in 2020, whether leading Human Resources actions during the pandemic or being

Walgreens rolls out new loyalty program

Walgreens rolls out new loyalty program

DEERFIELD, Ill. – Walgreens has launched today myWalgreens, a complete reinvention of its customer loyalty program to offer customers extensive new benefits, including the fastest same-day retail pickup currently available. Customers can now shop online and on a fully-redesigned mobile app for health and wellness items, and then pick them up in the store, curbside

CVS, Walgreens to supply long-term care facilities with COVID-19 vaccines

CVS, Walgreens to supply long-term care facilities with COVID-19 vaccines

WASHINGTON — CVS Health and Walgreens will work with the federal government to provide free COVID-19 vaccinations to residents of long-term care facilities once vaccines becomes available, the companies announced October 16. “Protecting the vulnerable has been the No. 1 priority of the Trump administration’s response to COVID-19, and that commitment will continue through distributing

Walgreens fourth quarter earnings top forecast

Walgreens fourth quarter earnings top forecast

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) on Thursday projected single-digit profit growth in fiscal 2021 after reporting better-than-expected fourth-quarter earnings, helped by higher sales at U.S. stores. Sales in U.S. stores in the quarter ended August 31 advanced 3.6%  to $27.0 billion, with same-store sales rising by the same amount. WBA said it anticipates

Walgreens addressing health disparities in Chicago

Walgreens addressing health disparities in Chicago

DEERFIELD, Ill. – Walgreens is looking to address health disparities and improve outcomes in its hometown of Chicago, through a number of community-focused pharmacy and healthcare initiatives, beginning in the city’s underserved neighborhoods on the south side. This builds on the more than $35 million Walgreens invested this summer to re-open Chicago stores that had

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