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COVID-19 Tests Now Covered by Medicare

As of April 4, Medicare will now cover over-the-counter COVID-19 tests for those participating in certain Medicare programs. Medicare will cover eight over-the-counter COVID-19 tests each calendar month for enrollees. There is no cost to those enrolled. This coverage will continue until the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE) ends, according to medicare.gov. Those enrolled in […]

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Youth mental health in crisis; Walgreens Expressions Competition offers positive outlet

DEERFIELD, Ill – High school students are invited to submit their entries in Walgreens’ 12th Annual Expressions Competition. The topic of mental health has become synonymous with children and the role the COVID-19 pandemic has played in their emotional well-being. One tried-and-true way to help process and work through mental health struggles is through artwork. […]

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New Program Offers COVID-19 Vaccines at Area Walgreens

MADISON – COVID-19 vaccines will be available at 178 Wisconsin Walgreens pharmacies, including eight in Racine starting Friday, according to the state Department of Health Services (DHS). DHS officials cautioned that vaccine supplies are limited (approximately 100 doses per store location) and eligible residents are required to make advance appointments via the Walgreens website. Groups […]