Walmart to host ‘New Year - New You’ wellness event

(Source: Walmart)
Published: Jan. 9, 2019 at 6:32 PM CST
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BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Walmart is kicking off 2019 by offering free wellness services and resources in Baton Rouge to help customers save money, live better in the New Year and stay away from the flu.

(Source: Walmart)

According to the CDC, Louisiana is one of nine states reporting the highest number of flu activity. That’s why Walmart has set a goal of giving 3 million flu shots this season.


  • Saturday, January 12
  • 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Baton Rouge - All Walmart Stores
(Source: Walmart)

Along with flu shots, Walmart is also offering free health screenings, low-cost immunizations, free vision screenings (in locations with a vision center) and an opportunity to talk with a local pharmacist and other health and wellness professionals.


  • Cholesterol
  • Blood pressure
  • Blood glucose 
  • BMI testing
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Walmart Wellness Day will also feature virtual tools from third-party organizations, including the chance to check your body’s true age based on health factors with Sharecare Real Age, and Fresh Tri, a service to influence better eating habits. Free apples and mandarin oranges from Walmart’s produce department will be distributed to promote healthy eating.

(Source: Walmart)

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