Occasions statewide on Saturday will characteristic free well being screenings, wellness assets, reasonably priced immunizations
MANCHESTER — Walmart is inviting prospects to take management of their well being at Walmart Wellness Day, a free occasion on Saturday, the place they will get well being screenings and wellness assets at pharmacies statewide, in addition to immunizations in a single straightforward location.
The aim of Walmart Wellness Day is to assist prospects get again on monitor with preventive well being measures they might have missed over the previous yr, particularly as many households put together for in-person work and faculty this fall.
“At the very least 41 % of Individuals delayed care throughout the pandemic, in line with the Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention, and that may result in unfavorable well being impacts sooner or later. We wish to make it easy for our prospects to prioritize their well being and make amends for preventive care by providing handy well being assets the place they’re already searching for groceries and back-to-school objects,” mentioned Dr. Cheryl Pegus, government vp, Walmart Well being & Wellness. “We’re particularly centered on reaching prospects in underserved communities who might have restricted choices for well being care of their neighborhood, outdoors our pharmacies. It is a day for your complete household, and we’ll offer screenings and providers for all ages.”
Greater than 4,700 Walmart pharmacies nationwide will host Walmart Wellness Day occasions from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on July 24. Walmart Wellness Day occasions will characteristic the next well being assets, administered by our certified pharmacy workforce:
• Free well being screenings, together with glucose, ldl cholesterol, blood strain, physique mass index and imaginative and prescient screenings (choose places)
• Instructional well being assets and consultations with our trusted pharmacy workforce.
• Reasonably priced immunizations, together with measles, mumps, rubella (MMR), varicella (chickenpox), HPV, tetanus, whooping cough (TDAP) and extra.
No-cost COVID-19 vaccines
Reviews of recent COVID-19 instances proceed to drop in areas of the nation the place the vast majority of the inhabitants is absolutely vaccinated. Sadly, in states the place vaccination charges are decrease, knowledge exhibits an increase in instances and hospitalizations. Consultants are additionally seeing variants of the virus beginning to emerge, together with the Delta variant, which seems to be extra contagious.
The excellent news is the CDC reviews the three licensed COVID-19 vaccines provide safety in opposition to the present virus variants for many who are absolutely vaccinated.
Those that obtain their vaccination at Walmart and Sam’s Membership can now get a free digital model of their vaccination file. People can print, save on a tool or share with third-party apps in the event that they select.
Walmart pharmacies have been internet hosting Walmart Wellness Days since 2014 and we’ve administered greater than 4.75 million free well being screenings for our prospects throughout that point.
Walmart’s quarterly wellness occasions shifted to a digital format throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, and Saturday marks the primary time they are going to be in individual since January 2020.
Walmart Wellness Day is one in all many occasions performed by Walmart throughout the nation as a part of its Cellular Wellness program, which launched in March to increase the corporate’s Well being and Wellness efforts in communities. As a part of these occasions and along with the vaccine clinic, the Cellular Wellness program will generate schooling and consciousness of Walmart’s wellness providers, in tandem with this system sponsor merchandise from Clorox, Kleenex and GSK.
The North Conway Walmart, one in all 28 Walmarts in New Hampshire, is situated at 46 North-South Street.