Walgreens Introduces Walgreens Advertising Group (WAG)

Walgreens has announced the launch of the Walgreens Advertising Group, a modern, full-service, personalization-driven advertising offering rooted in insights and rich first-party data. Walgreens Advertising Group (wag) aims to help brands maximize ROI through data-led execution and optimization on Walgreens owned platforms and through other external brand-safe channels. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20201203005318/en/ By combining the scale of more than 9,000 stores and 100+ million loyalty members with advanced data modeling, wag delivers unique and custom-built audiences tailored to brand goals and objectives. Using…

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Walgreens Launches Walgreens Test & Protect Program™ to Aid Businesses’ COVID-19 Strategies

To further aid employers with creating a safe and protected work environment, Walgreens has launched Walgreens Test & Protect™, a new program to aid businesses in their COVID-19 work plans and strategies. The program is part of Walgreens’ latest expansion of COVID-19 testing, which also includes increased capacity across its testing sites to allow for more than 500,000 COVID-19 tests per month. Test & Protect gives employers and their workforce access to Walgreens COVID-19 testing sites for employees. The program will also provide businesses and universities with clinical guidance to…

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Walgreens Completes First Phase of Mental Health First Aid Training for Pharmacists Focused on Health Outcomes

With a sharply rising need for mental health resources since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Walgreens has announced it has completed its first phase of training in Mental Health First Aid, administered by the National Council for Behavioral Health, for all of the company’s health outcomes pharmacists. The training initiative was first announced last May in conjunction with Mental Health Month in the U.S. Mental Health First Aid trains participants in mental health literacy, understanding risk factors and warning signs for mental health and addiction concerns and strategies for…

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Walgreens Helps Provide 50 Million Lifesaving Vaccines in Collaboration with the United Nations Foundation

Walgreens and the United Nations Foundation’s Shot@Life campaign have announced that the Walgreens Get a Shot. Give a Shot. program has helped provide 50 million lifesaving vaccines to children around the world since its inception in 2013.  Walgreens hs also stated it hopes to provide 50 million additional vaccines by 2023. Through the Get a Shot. Give a Shot. program, which is currently in its seventh year, for every immunization administered at Walgreens, the company donates the value of a vaccine to the UN Foundation. During the 2019-2020 period, Walgreens…

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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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