Walgreens kicked off its third Get a Shot. Give a Shot campaign on Wednesday. This year’s campaign promises to provide a life-saving vaccine for every immunization administered at any Walgreens pharmacy, Healthcare Clinic or Duane Reade until Aug. 31, 2016.
Former Walgreens president and CEO Greg Wasson and Flowers Foods Chairman George Deese received the 2015 Hall of Achievement award from the Grocery Manufacturers Association during its annual Leadership Forum.
According to the Walgreens' Flu Index, the states with the highest rates of influenza last year were Oklahoma, Texas, Mississippi, Texas and Tennessee. Portland, Ore., Hartford, Conn. and Boston were the markets with the least amount of flu activity.