Walmart is already a popular choice for customers who need prescription medications, but in recent years, the firm has been hard at work enhancing its healthcare offerings.
The company debuted its first physical Walmart Health facilities in 2019, and a few more followed the following year. Walmart slowed its growth in 2021, although it has subsequently opened five more stores.
All provide both insured and uninsured customers with medical, dental, and optical treatments. And Walmart will soon offer several of its services for free or at a low cost in an effort to entice more customers to try them out.
The COVID-19 vaccine and glucose, cholesterol, BMI, and blood pressure checks are free on Saturday, July 23 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. local time.
As part of Walmart Wellness Day, vaccinations against pneumonia, tetanus, HPV, measles, mumps, rubella, chicken pox/shingles, whooping cough, Hepatitis A and B, and more will be reasonably priced at 4,600 Walmart pharmacies nationwide.
In a blog post on its website, the large retailer claims that Walmart Wellness Day "encourages families to get healthy and stay on a healthy track by letting them know their numbers and then seek care to improve their lifestyles.
Customers can discover more about our health and wellness offers and solutions at Walmart Wellness Day.
It is not the first time that something similar has occurred. Since 2014, Walmart Wellness Days have allowed customers to receive free or significantly reduced medical care, regardless of whether they have insurance or not.
Since its inception, the company has distributed 4.7 million free health screenings that would otherwise have to be obtained through pricey at-home tests or at medical offices.