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PRESS RELEASE: Free Health Screenings at Walmart Wellness Day - Free screenings, affordable immunizations at Walmart pharmacies nationwide on May 18

BENTONVILLE, Ark. – Vacations, camps and summer get-togethers are on the horizon, and Walmart wants to help make your health a priority for them all. Join Walmart for Wellness Day on Saturday, May 18, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. where customers can receive free health screenings for things like glucose, cholesterol, BMI and blood pressure, as well as affordable immunizations like COVID-19, shingles, tetanus, measles and others at pharmacies nationwide. Customers will also find a broad assortment of product offerings ranging from allergy relief options to vitamins and more.

Walmart Wellness Day encourages families to check in on their health by providing tools and resources to seek care, improve healthy lifestyles and maintain successful habits. Nearly 4,600 Walmart pharmacies across the country will host Walmart Wellness Day events from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. local time on Saturday, May 18. Select stores will feature vision screenings, in-store giveaways and demos of wellness products to make it even easier for customers to access the specialized services they need.

Walmart Wellness Day events feature the following health resources, administered by qualified pharmacy and Vision Center teams:

  • Free health screenings, including glucose, cholesterol, blood pressure, body mass index and vision screenings (select locations)
  • Affordable immunizations, including COVID, measles, mumps, pneumonia, tetanus, HPV, rubella (MMR), varicella (chicken pox/shingles), whooping cough (TDAP), Hepatitis A & B and more
  • Wellness resources and the opportunity to talk with pharmacists

“Our pharmacies are pillars in the communities they serve, and Wellness Day creates wonderful opportunities to deepen those connections while also offering impactful services such as free screenings and affordable immunizations,” said Kevin Host, Walmart’s Senior Vice President of Pharmacy. “We’ll continue to build and execute through our pharmacies and Vision Centers to ensure we’re doing what we can to help people save money, live better and live healthier this summer.”

Since 2014, Walmart pharmacies have hosted Walmart Wellness Days, contributing more than 5 million free health screenings for customers. More than 4,000 Walmart stores are in medical professional shortage areas, which means Walmart is often the first stop for health care in these communities.

###About Walmart Walmart Inc. (NYSE: WMT) is a people-led, tech-powered omnichannel retailer helping people save money and live better - anytime and anywhere - in stores, online, and through their mobile devices. Each week, approximately 255 million customers and members visit more than 10,500 stores and numerous eCommerce websites in 19 countries. With fiscal year 2024 revenue of $648 billion, Walmart employs approximately 2.1 million associates worldwide. Walmart continues to be a leader in sustainability, corporate philanthropy, and employment opportunity. Additional information about Walmart can be found by visiting, on Facebook at, on X (formerly known as Twitter) at, and on LinkedIn at

Acerca de Walmart Walmart Inc. (NYSE: WMT) es un minorista omnicanal dirigido por personas e impulsado por la tecnología que ayuda a las personas a ahorrar dinero y vivir mejor, en cualquier momento y en cualquier lugar, en tiendas, en línea y a través de sus dispositivos móviles. Cada semana, aproximadamente 255 millones de clientes y socios visitan más de 10 500 tiendas y numerosos sitios web de comercio electrónico en 19 países. Con un ingreso de $648 mil millones en el año fiscal 2024, Walmart emplea aproximadamente a 2.1 millones de asociados al rededor el mundo. Walmart continúa siendo un líder en sostenibilidad, filantropía corporativa y oportunidades de empleo. Se puede encontrar información adicional acerca de Walmart visitando el sitio web, en Facebook en, en X (anteriormente conocido como Twitter) en, y en LinkedIn en

While this event won't involve any Dr. Seuss characters, it will encourage people to get health screenings and immunizations (Photographer Nate Weeks)
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