Back in November, a jury in U.S. District Judge Dan Polster’s courtroom sided with the counties and agreed that the way the pharmacies dispensed pain medication played an outsized role in creating a public nuisance.
Walgreens has settled with the state of Florida in a lawsuit concerning the opioid epidemic, in which it has agreed to pay $683 million to help fight against opioid addiction and abuse.
The extra shots come at a time when the U.S. is seeing an uptick in coronavirus cases in certain regions of the country, according to Walgreens.
Walgreens surpassed Wall Street expectations in the second quarter thanks to strong demand for COVID-19 tests and vaccines.
Some officials cautioned that the masks, which are part of the Biden administration's push to make 400 million masks available for free to U.S. residents - will be sold in limited quantities per customer.
The Walgreens COVID-19 Index, which uses testing data from Aegis Sciences Corporation, can track the spread of the omicron variant within 24 to 48 hours, the company announced Wednesday.
This is the latest blow to pharmacies that have already dealt with a surge in demand for coronavirus vaccines and tests.
Walgreens and CVS said they are unable to quantify weekend closures, which fluctuate each week and sometimes occur without much notice.
Walgreens administered 15.6 million COVID-19 vaccinations and 6.5 million tests in the first quarter. It has also administered over 9 million booster doses to date.
Several retailers, including CVS, Macy's and Walgreens, have announced the closure of locations in various cities, citing a number of factors from changing consumer attitudes and future health needs to issues with spikes in crime.
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Amazon, CVS Health and Walgreens have announced they will limit the amount of at-home COVID-19 tests customers can purchase following a recent uptick in cases amid the emergence of the omicron variant.
The chief executives of major U.S. retailers including Target, Home Depot, Kroger, CVS Health, Autozone and Best Buy on Thursday urged Congress to take action to address the online sale of stolen, counterfeit and dangerous consumer products.
Major U.S. pharmacies are being stretched thin because of the ongoing labor shortage hitting the nation and in some cases, it's making it even harder to get a coronavirus vaccine.
A federal jury on Tuesday found that pharmacy chain operators CVS Health Corp, Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc and Walmart Inc helped fuel an opioid epidemic in two Ohio counties, in the first trial the companies have faced over the U.S. drug crisis.
A Walgreens in San Francisco reportedly shuttered because of a severe rat infestation.
Now, with the federal government promising enough of the vaccine to protect the nation’s 28 million kids in this age group, pharmacies such as Walgreens, CVS and Walmart will begin vaccination efforts.
Major U.S. pharmacy chains are ready to provide Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine to eligible children once federal health officials give the green light.
CVS, Walgreens, Walmart, and Giant Eagle called for a mistrial in an opioid case against the companies, after a juror brought in outside documentation and distributed it to other jurors.
The pharmacies began issuing additional boosters after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said specific Moderna and Johnson & Johnson recipients qualify.