Walmart to host free wellness events in all stores this Saturday

Ana Martinez

FILE – In this Jan. 12, 2018, file photo, a medical assistant at a community health center gives a patient a flu shot in Seattle. U.S. health officials say the flu vaccine has again turned out to be a disappointment. The vaccine didn’t work against a flu bug that popped up halfway through the season. Figures released Thursday, June 27, 2019, show the vaccine was only 29% effective overall. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)


Walmart is kicking off the new year by offering free wellness services in Lansing to help customers get access to health services for little to no cost.

And since the flu season is among us, Walmart will be offering low-cost flu shots so people can get vaccinated. The CDC recommends people six months and older get a flu shot and it’s not too late to do so this Saturday at the event.

Some health services Walmart will be providing includes:

  • low cost flu shots
  • low cost immunizations
  • free health screenings (total cholesterol, glucose, blood pressure, BMI and vision)
  • giveaways
  • wellness demos

The event will take place Saturday Jan. 11 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at all Lansing Walmart Stores.

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