Walgreens Statement in Support of COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Doses

DEERFIELD, Ill., Aug.18, 2021 – Today, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) public health and medical experts released a joint statement on the plan to administer COVID-19 vaccine booster doses beginning in mid-September. As we have throughout the pandemic, we will continue to follow guidance from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to administer vaccines to eligible populations and feel confident we have the pharmacy expertise, infrastructure and local community presence to accelerate access to these vaccinations. We will share more information once we receive additional guidance from the FDA and CDC. At this time, vaccine booster shots are not available in our stores. 

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Walgreens (www.walgreens.com) is included in the United States segment of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA), a global leader in retail pharmacy. As America’s most loved pharmacy, health and beauty company, Walgreens purpose is to champion the health and wellbeing of every community in America. Operating more than 9,000 retail locations across America, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, Walgreens is proud to be a neighborhood health destination serving approximately 8 million customers each day. Walgreens pharmacists play a critical role in the U.S. healthcare system by providing a wide range of pharmacy and healthcare services. To best meet the needs of customers and patients, Walgreens offers a true omnichannel experience, with platforms bringing together physical and digital, supported by the latest technology to deliver high-quality products and services in local communities nationwide.

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