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Walgreens Makes Abbott’s BinaxNOW™ COVID-19 Self Test Available Over-The-Counter at Stores Nationwide

As part of Walgreen’s ongoing efforts to increase access to COVID-19 testing in communities across the U.S., the company announced today it has entered into an agreement with Abbott to sell the BinaxNOW™ Rapid Antigen Self Test over-the-counter in Walgreens stores nationwide. Beginning this week, this test will be available for purchase on Walgreens.com, and […]

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Immunizations Near Me

The Racine Health Department is not offering immunizations at this time. The Healthcare Network of Racine has yet to resume vaccine administration. All services that require an appointment at the Central Racine County Health Department, including immunizations are not currently taking place. These closures are due to COVID-19. Staying up-to-date on immunizations is important. There […]

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Walgreens to Further Expand COVID-19 Testing with Plans to Open Drive-Thru Locations in 49 U.S. States and Puerto Rico

Walgreens today announced plans to open COVID-19 testing locations in 49 U.S. states and Puerto Rico, as the company further expands drive-thru testing to help meet the growing need in communities nationwide. With this latest expansion, Walgreens will focus its efforts on improving access to testing in underserved communities, and over time will also be […]

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Washington, Michigan and Wisconsin See Flu Activity Gains

FROM WALGREENS NEWSROOM Walgreens Flu Index for week ending March 16, 2019 DEERFIELD, Ill., March 20, 2019 – The Walgreens Flu Index™ is a weekly report developed to provide state- and market-specific information regarding flu activity, and ranks those states and markets experiencing the highest incidences of influenza across the country. Now in its fifth […]

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Parking lot robbery in February nets a third arrest and felony charges

A third defendant allegedly involved in a robbery in February in Mount Pleasant was charged Friday with five criminal charges. Dyvonn B. Rasmussen, 19, Seymour, is charged with felony counts of robbery with the use of force, two counts of personal identification theft and intentionally contributing to the delinquency of a child, along with a […]