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Flu shots to be given at Walmart stores nationwide

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Posted at 2:36 PM, Sep 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-09 18:58:05-04

Walmart is helping customers and associates live better, healthier lives by making it easier than ever to get vaccinated against the seasonal flu.

New this year, the retailer is launching a digital scheduler, so customers can book an appointment for a flu shot at any one of Walmart’s 4,700+ pharmacies for a fast and efficient visit.

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Additionally, Walmart stores nationwide will host in-store events offering customers convenient flu shots, while following COVID-19 safety precautions.

Also new this year, Walmart is making sure its 1.5 million associates have access to flu shots with no out-of-pocket costs, regardless of their insurance status, so the country’s largest workforce can stay healthy and continue to serve communities throughout flu season.

Flu shots are now available at the retailer’s 4,700+ pharmacies nationwide.

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Walmart stores will host convenient, in-store events on Tuesday mornings and Thursday afternoons to encourage customers to get their flu shots during their regularly scheduled shopping trips (check with your local pharmacy on exact times). These events start on Sept. 10 and will make it quick and easy for customers to get flu shots.

In addition, on Sept. 26, Walmart will host a flu shot Wellness Day from 10am to 2pm.

For more information, visit Walmart.com/Flu.