Walgreens to Resume Standard Store Operating Hours
DEERFIELD, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Beginning today, most Walgreens stores nationwide will resume standard operating hours. The company continues to evaluate and adjust certain operations and offerings to meet the needs of its customers during the pandemic.
Certain stores, specifically those located in tourist regions, downtown city centers, or markets with government-mandated curfews, will continue operating under the adjusted hours implemented in March. California stores will resume standard operating hours beginning May 18 due to local regulations. Customers can visit the store locator for specific Walgreens store and pharmacy hours.
Ongoing cleaning and sanitizing will also continue to take place during operating hours. Walgreens continues to institute safety measures for employees and customers inside stores, including enhanced cleaning regimens, social distancing protocols, plexiglass shields, hygiene guidance, face covers, and providing wipes at the front of stores to clean shopping carts and baskets.
Walgreens (walgreens.com), one of the nation's largest drugstore chains, is included in the Retail Pharmacy USA Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA), a global leader in retail and wholesale pharmacy. Walgreens is proud to be a neighborhood health, beauty and retail destination supporting communities across the country, and was named to FORTUNE* magazine’s 2019 Companies that Change the World list. Approximately 8 million customers interact with Walgreens in stores and online each day. As of August 31, 2019, Walgreens operates 9,277 drugstores with a presence in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, along with its omnichannel business, Walgreens.com. Walgreens also provides specialty pharmacy and mail services and offers in-store clinics and other health care services throughout the United States, most of which are operated by our health care strategic partners.
*© 2020, Fortune Media IP Limited. Used under license.
View source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200505005724/en/
Emily Mekstan, Walgreens Media Relations
View this news release online at: