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Retailers recognized for LGBTQ+ workplace equality

Retailers recognized for LGBTQ+ workplace equality

NEW YORK — CVS Health, Food Lion, Kroger, Meijer, Target, Walgreens and Walmart were among the 842 U.S. companies that received a top score of 100% on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2022 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a benchmarking survey and report measuring corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ+ workplace equality. The CEI rates

Walgreens and VillageMD to expand across Arizona

Walgreens and VillageMD to expand across Arizona

DEERFIELD, Ill. – Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) and VillageMD are planning to open eight new Village Medical at Walgreens coordinated primary care and pharmacy practices in the Tucson area in 2022, the companies said Thursday. The first location will open February 8. These openings represent expansion into the second major market in Arizona, following Phoenix,

Walgreens launches COVID-19 Index

Walgreens launches COVID-19 Index

DEERFIELD, Ill. – Walgreens has introduced the Walgreens COVID-19 Index, a new interactive tracking tool. Powered by testing data from Aegis Sciences Corp., it is among the first to uniquely identify the spread of current and emerging variants in near real-time. New data from the Walgreens COVID-19 Index shows more than 95% of all positive COVID-19

Walgreens issues statement on COVID surge

Walgreens issues statement on COVID surge

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens has issued the following statement on the COVID-19 surge: “As the nation experiences a surge in COVID-19 cases coinciding with the holidays, we are seeing unprecedented demand for related testing and vaccine services and products. We remain committed to offering convenient access to COVID-19 vaccinations and testing services and products that

Walgreens partners with Faith for Black Lives

Walgreens partners with Faith for Black Lives

DEERFIELD, Ill. — With the fight against COVID-19 far from over, Walgreens and Harlem New York-based initiative for civic engagement, Faith for Black Lives, have come together to call upon churches to be community bullhorns for combatting persistent vaccine hesitancy and to drive the importance of COVID vaccination for children and young adults. ‘Shots for

Walgreens partnering with Mental Health America

Walgreens partnering with Mental Health America

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens is partnering with Mental Health America (MHA) this month to raise money for mental health during the holiday season. Together, Walgreens and MHA are asking people to donate to a virtual ‘Swear Jar’ when they experience the inevitable holiday hiccups that make them want to yell out a ‘humbug.’ MHA is

Reports: WBA mulling sale of Boots

Reports: WBA mulling sale of Boots

DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens Boots Alliance is thinking of selling its Boots chain in the U.K. in order to devote more attention to its North American business, according to published reports. The company has reportedly enlisted Goldman Sachs to advise it on its options, which include selling the British chain, keeping it, or listing it

Pharmacy operators found liable in opioid trial

Pharmacy operators found liable in opioid trial

CLEVELAND — A federal jury on Tuesday found that pharmacies operated by Walmart, CVS Health and Walgreens contributed to the opioid epidemic in two Ohio counties, Reuters reported. The trial was for a lawsuit filed in 2018 by Ohio’s Lake and Trumbull counties against Giant Eagle, Walgreens Boots Alliance, CVS Health and Walmart. Thousands of

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