Walgreens and Vitamin Angels Reach 200 Million Women and Children with Life-Changing Vitamins

Walgreens and non-profit Vitamin Angels announced today that they have supported more than 200 million women and children in the U.S. and around the world through their partnership to improve child and maternal health. Approximately one-third of women in the U.S. experience iron deficiency during pregnancy.1 And nearly one-third of women residing in low and middle-income countries around the world do not have access to basic health services and are at increased risk for poor nutrition, including vitamin A deficiency2 and anemia.3 Walgreens and Vitamin Angels have worked together for…

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Walgreens Find Care™ Platform Introduces Chronic Care Management for Patients with Diabetes, Asthma and COPD

Walgreens has announced that it has expanded the Walgreens Find Care™ platform to now include chronic care management, featuring connected devices and digital therapeutic solutions for patients with diabetes, asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). In addition, one year since launch, several new health care offerings from existing and new partners have been added to the platform. To further meet the needs of the 30 million adults living with type I or type II diabetes, the 25 million U.S. adults and children living with asthma and the more than…

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Walgreens Launches WE Teachers Program to Support America’s Teachers with Free Tools and Resources to Address Critical Issues

Teachers today are much more than educators. They are mentors, counselors, cheerleaders and protectors, and they spend an average of $500 of their own money each year to purchase classroom supplies for their students. To support educators, Walgreens has launched WE Teachers – a nationwide initiative to support all teachers by providing access to free tools and resources. “Teachers are one of our country’s most valuable resources, playing a crucial role in educating and inspiring the young minds of today to achieve their potential,” said Alyssa Raine, Walgreens chief marketing…

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Walgreens Implements Safe Drug Disposal Options for Customers in All of Its Pharmacies

Walgreens has announced 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 more convenient, all Walgreens pharmacies that do not currently offer a safe medication disposal kiosk now offer DisposeRx packets or other drug disposal options*, available upon request for customers to safely discard their unwanted medications at home. “We recognize…

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Walgreens joins forces with The Skin Cancer Foundation to help educate and encourage the public

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 skin during the summer months. According to The Skin Cancer Foundation, skin cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer in the United States, and also one of the most preventable. It’s estimated that one in…

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