Jan 16, 2024 - News

Walmart pharmacies to provide free health screenings this weekend

A Wal-Mart Everyday Low Price sign is displayed by the pharmacy during the grand opening of a new Wal-Mart Stores Inc. location in Torrance, California.

Photo: Patrick Fallon/Bloomberg via Getty Images

More than 4,600 U.S. Walmart pharmacies will offer free health screenings, discounted immunizations and COVID-19 vaccinations Saturday, Jan. 20.

Details: The retailer will provide free screenings for glucose, cholesterol, blood pressure and body mass index. Vision screenings will be available at some locations.

  • Immunizations for flu, measles, mumps, pneumonia, tetanus, HPV, rubella, chicken pox/shingles, whooping cough, and hepatitis A and B will be offered at reduced prices, Walmart said in a news release.
  • Customers also can talk with pharmacists.

Be smart: Services will be available 10am-2pm local time.

Of note: If you happen to be in Los Angeles, actor and comedian Kevin Hart, who emceed Walmart's 2023 shareholders event, will appear at some locations.

Zoom in: In NWA, more than 20 locations will participate, including stores in Pea Ridge, Farmington, Centerton and Siloam Springs.

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