The Clinic at Walmart Offers Convenient, Affordable Care

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The Clinic at Walmart Offers Convenient, Affordable CareWalmart and Christus Medical Group announced Pineville’s newest location for basic health care services – “The Clinic at Walmart” operated by Christus Medical Group. This convenient care clinic, located inside the Walmart at 3636 Monroe Highway, celebrated its grand opening on Friday, October 29th.  The clinic will provide convenient, affordable access to basic health care services, seven days a week, with no appointment necessary. The walk-in health clinic is the tenth location owned and operated by Christus Medical Group. The clinic will be open for walk-in care from 8:00am to 7:00pm, Monday through Saturday; and from 11:00am to 7:00pm, Sunday. Most major insurance plans and self pay are accepted.

For busy customers who need medical care, especially after working hours or on weekends, the clinic will treat common health ailments and offer routine services. These include, but are not limited to: Acne, bladder infections, blood sugar testing, camp, sport and school physicals, cholesterol screening, common vaccinations, earaches, Flu, insect bites and stings, minor wounds, sinus infections, upper respiratory infections, wart removal and more.

“This clinic is another example of providing patients with innovative solutions to their basic health care needs. Anyone who has had a child develop an earache after hours or on the weekend will appreciate the convenience of having a medical professional available nearby,” said Ron Retkowski, Vice President of Retail Operations for Christus Medical Group.

“Walmart is dedicated to serving our customers and our communities, and this type of clinic helps expand their access to quality health care,” said Bruce Shepard, Walmart’s director of healthcare innovations. “Christus St. Frances Cabrini is a well-known and respected health care provider in this area, so our customers will receive quality care from people they know and trust.”

With the opening of this clinic, there will be 10 in-store clinics in Walmart stores across Louisiana and Texas operated by Christus Medical Group. For further information about “The Clinic at Walmart”, please visit www.walmart.com/clinics.