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Beginning this week, Rite Aid has expanded a COVID-19 testing program to include two Spokane locations. The retailer said it's offering self-swab nasal tests that will be overseen by Rite Aid pharmacists, at no cost to adults, but they must pre-register online to schedule a drive-thru service time.
Walmart, CVS and Rite Aid have pulled some or all 22-ounce bottles of Johnson’s baby powder from shelves, after a minuscule amount of asbestos was found in one bottle.
Several large pharmacy chains pulled Zantac after the FDA announced it had found small amounts of a cancer-causing chemical in the heartburn medication, but not all local pharmacies have followed suit.
Just in time for warmer weather, the award-winning Thrifty Ice Cream is now available at Rite Aid stores in Washington, Idaho and Oregon in 48-ounce containers and in as many as eight flavors.
Authorities say Mayor Kathy Coffey wasn’t injured after driving her SUV into the Rite Aid building in Yakima.
After two failed buyout attempts that could have put it in a better position to compete against larger rivals, Rite Aid is shuffling its board of directors and dividing power at the top of the drugstore chain.
Workers say they endured horrifying moments of wild gunfire and terror as a woman working a temporary job at a drugstore warehouse in Maryland fired on colleagues with a handgun, killing three people before fatally shooting herself, according to authorities.
Rite Aid and the grocer Albertsons called off an agreement to become a single company with the deal facing shaky prospects in a shareholder vote.
The owner of Safeway and other grocery brands is buying the drugstore chain Rite Aid as retailers continue to plunge deeper into health care and adjust to swiftly changing shopping habits.
The manager of the Richland Rite Aid allegedly targeted her own store for a robbery so she could give insider intel to her accomplices and open the safe. Tonya M. Wright, her husband and his brother made off with $6,000 total in cash and bank coin rolls in the Dec. 22 holdup, court documents show.
A worker at Rite Aid was knocked unconscious Wednesday evening by a shoplifter she was trying to stop.
Walgreens plans to close about 600 drugstores as it completes a $4.38 billion deal to buy nearly 2,000 from rival Rite Aid.
Walgreens and Rite Aid have finally devised a combination of the nation’s largest and third-largest drugstore chains that will get past antitrust regulators.
Spokane’s municipal and regional leaders gathered Wednesday morning at the downtown police precinct to announce the roll-out of free medication disposal units set up across the city.
Walgreens Boots Alliance is scrapping its deal to buy all of rival Rite Aid and instead will buy a smaller piece of the drugstore chain, after the original takeover effort seemed doomed by antitrust regulators.
Walgreens Boots Alliance Chief Executive Officer Stefano Pessina says he still believes in his company’s purchase of Rite Aid but can’t say whether the companies will extend the deal just three days from their agreed deadline to complete the merger.
Rite Aid’s $2 billion acquisition of a pharmacy benefits manager steers the drugstore chain toward a potentially lucrative focus for health care companies: Finding ways to tame customer costs. The nation’s third-largest drugstore chain is buying EnvisionRx, which, like all pharmacy benefit managers, can exercise considerable influence over how much patients pay for their medications.
Spokane police arrested two men they say robbed a north Spokane drugstore Tuesday night. Eric Reisen, 22, and Thomas Sweeney, 24, are both in Spokane County Jail after police say they robbed a Rite Aid location near North Division Street and East Rowan Avenue. Reisen and Sweeney showed a gun and a note demanding pharmacy clerks hand over all the OxyContin, according to an affidavit. The clerk placed numerous bottles of OxyContin in a bag, as well as a bottle with a tracking device inside, according to the affidavit. The two men then fled the store, leading police on a short high-speed chase.
Eric Reisen, 22, and Thomas Sweeney, 24, are both in Spokane County Jail this morning, hours after police say they attempted to rob a Rite Aid location near North Division Street and East Rowan Avenue. Officers responded to the scene and the two men led police on a short chase before fleeing their getaway vehicle.