Jan. 8, 2014
/PRNewswire/ -- Sam's Club shows support for healthy resolutions by offering the public free "New Year, New You" health screenings, Saturday, January 11, 2014 from
11a.m. to 3p.m.
The 2014 "New You" screening is the first of ten free monthly screenings available to the public at all Sam's Club locations with a pharmacy (581), which will take place the second Saturday of each month through
Resolutions to live a healthy life, lose weight and stay fit are among the most common 2014
goals, according to a 2013
University of Scranton
study. The January free screening program at Sam's Club encourages Americans to take preventive responsibility for their health by offering five, free preventive health tests. Each of these screenings can be tracked through the year.
The free screenings are available while supplies last, valued at up to
- Total cholesterol
- Blood pressure
- Body mass index (BMI)
- Vision screening/testing
"For the fourth consecutive year, Sam's Club pharmacy associates are giving back to our communities with the free health screening program," said
, senior vice president, Sam's Club Health and Wellness. "Last year, the program performed more than 896,000 free screenings over 10 monthly events in our clubs. In 2014, our pharmacies continue to offer world-class counsel, amazing savings and easy access to prescriptions, immunizations and vital preventive screenings to keep our communities aware of their health."
Sam's Club offers amazing savings on pharmacist-administered flu shots and nine other immunizations, plus
generic prescription prices to the public. Sam's Plus and Sam's Business members receive an additional eight percent on name-brand prescriptions, 40 percent on generics not part of the
generic prescription program and access to the
Extra Value Drug List,
featuring 10 to 30 percent savings on dozens of name-brand and generic prescriptions. Restrictions apply.
Sam's Club features pharmacy benefits and health tips about wellbeing and the importance of healthy living in the January/
Healthy Living Made Simple
. With a circulation of 8 million, the highest of any health-focused publication,
Healthy Living Made Simple
is available at Sam's Club Pharmacy, Member Service counters and online at
Membership not required to participate in health screenings. Screening types and quantities may vary by state and club. Limited quantities available. Glucose testing is not available in
locations. Total Cholesterol testing is not available in
locations. Vision screening/testing is only available in clubs with an Optical Center; Vision screening/testing is not available in the following states:
About Sam's Club ®
Sam's Club®, a division of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT), is the nation's eighth largest retailer and a leading membership warehouse club offering savings and surprises to millions of members in 630 U.S. club locations and at SamsClub.com. Sam's Club members averaged savings of 33 percent versus traditional retailers.
To learn more about Savings Made Simple
, visit the
Sam's Club Newsroom
, shop at
, and interact with Sam's Club on
Based on estimated annualized savings on items Members purchased in select categories derived from a survey conducted in 30 U.S. markets between 2/25/2013 and 3/15/2013 comparing our regular unit prices to regular and shelf-visible sale and loyalty discount unit prices of selected non-club competitors, including but not limited to grocery stores and mass retailers but excluding Walmart ®. Local savings for individual customers vary. For more information, please send requests to the attention of Sam's Club Member Services, 2101 SE Simple Savings Drive, Bentonville, AR 72716-0745.
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