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New health clinic opens inside Walmart



CARSON CITY, Nev. –– Walmart and Carson Tahoe Regional Healthcare announce Carson City’s newest location for basic health care services – “The Clinic at Walmart” operated by Carson Tahoe Physician Clinics (CTPC). This convenient care clinic is now open to patients and will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, June 13, inside the Walmart located at 3200 Market Street, off College Parkway.

The clinic will provide convenient, affordable access to basic health care services, seven days a week, with no appointment necessary. This location is the second retail health clinic owned and operated by Carson Tahoe Physician Clinics. The clinic will be open for walk-in care Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.; Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; and Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

For busy customers who need 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, the following:

  • Acne
  • Bladder infections
  • Camp and school physicals
  • Common vaccinations
  • Ear aches
  • Flu
  • Insect bites and stings
  • Minor wounds
  • Sinus infections
  • Upper respiratory infections

“By joining with Walmart to operate a second clinic at Walmart, Carson Tahoe Physician Clinics is improving access to health care in our community,” said Richard Lawley, Vice President of Operations at CTPC. “Our clinic is staffed with licensed health care providers, even on nights and weekends, so families can walk in and know they will receive quality care without a long wait. Our mission is to serve this community, and the clinic is one more way we fulfill our mission.”

“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. “Carson Tahoe Physician Clinics 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.”

The clinic joins the first clinic operated by CTPC, located in South Carson City off Topsy Lane, and is among six other clinic at Walmart locations in Nevada. With the opening of this clinic, there will be 99 in-store clinics in Walmart stores across 21 states. For further information about “The Clinic at Walmart”, please call (775) 445-7220 or visit www.walmart.com/clinics.

About Carson Tahoe Physician Clinics

Carson Tahoe Physician Clinics consists of Family Practice, Pediatrics, Geriatrics, Endocrinology, and Oncology physicians who are supported by a partnership with Carson Tahoe Regional Healthcare (CTRH). With offices located in Carson City, Minden, and Dayton, the physician clinics provide convenient access to quality health care. CTRH is a local, not-for-profit healthcare system that has been serving patients in Northern Nevada and California since 1949.Through our services, such as 24 hour emergency care, comprehensive cardiac surgery, a five-star women and children’s center, and a fully accredited cancer center, CTRH is dedicated to supporting the health and wellness of our community. Additional information about Carson Tahoe Regional Healthcare can be found at www.carsontahoe.com.

About Walmart
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT), or “Walmart,” serves customers and members more than 200 million times per week at more than 8,400 retail units under 55 different banners in 15 countries. With fiscal year 2010 sales of $405 billion, Walmart employs more than 2 million associates worldwide. A leader in sustainability, corporate philanthropy and employment opportunity, Walmart ranked first among retailers in Fortune Magazine’s 2009 Most Admired Companies survey. Additional information about Walmart can be found by visiting www.walmartstores.com and on Twitter at http://Twitter.com/Walmartnews.  Online merchandise sales are available at www.walmart.com and www.samsclub.com.

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