Reportedly, Walgreen Boots Alliance (WBA) has included testing sites for those aged 3 and older, previously testing was available to 18 years and above. Parents and Guardians can reach at Walgreens.com/COVID19Testing to schedule a test for the child along with electric consent and parents are also required to accompany the child at the testing center. The testing can be availed free of cost for individuals who meet the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention established criteria. The test results can be expected within 24 to 72 hours.
Rick Gates, senior vice president of pharmacy, Walgreens stated, “We’re continuing to expand our COVID-19 testing program to improve access in the communities we serve, and this will help to address the growing need for testing for children and adolescents. As more health departments and school administrators continue efforts to bring students back to classrooms in a safe and thoughtful manner, and to help parents and guardians seeking access to testing when warranted for their children, we’re proud to be a community testing resource for individuals and families – including those age 3 and over.”
Walgreens has been working to make Covid testing available to communities across the country with 620 COVID-19 testing sites approximately and more in progress.
Walgreen Boots Alliance (WBA) is a pharmacy-led, health and well-being enterprise with a long history of trusted healthcare services, community pharmacy care, and pharmaceutical wholesaling dates. To learn more about Walgreen Boots Alliance (WBA) and to continue to track its progress please visit the Vista Partners Walgreens Boots Alliance Page.
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