503 Sam’s Club Pharmacies Nationwide Administer Flu Shots in October and November
BENTONVILLE, ARK., October 10, 2008 –Sam’s Club is making community health a priority offering in-Club flu shots to Members and non-Members alike in preparation for the upcoming winter season. As many as 503 Sam’s Club locations nationwide will offer flu shots for $20 on select Friday’s and Saturday’s from October 11th through November 14th from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Club participation will vary by date.
According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the best means of preventing the flu is to get the proper vaccinations yearly. “Sam’s Club understands how difficult it can be to lose days or even weeks sick in bed. In recognition of our Members’ health and shortages on the vaccination in years past, we’re proud to be offering a quick and easy way to obtain flu shots and stay on track with busy lifestyles,“ said Todd Matherly, VP, Sam’s Club Health and Wellness.
During in-Club events, Sam’s Club will offer those 18 years of age or older flu shots, courtesy of Flu Busters, for $20 each. Shot recipients will also receive a complimentary, 52-page Winter Wellness booklet and product samples from the pharmacy.
This event is sponsored by Sam’s Club and the following suppliers: Breathe Right®, Brita®, Clorox®, Emergen-C®, Ester-C®, Halls®, Member’s Mark®, Mucinex®, Quaker®, Robitussin®, Theraflu®, and Tylenol®.
To find out if your local Sam’s Club will offer flu shots and for additional details on these events, please visit samsclub.com/yourhealth.
About Sam’s Club
Sam’s Club is a division of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT). The first Sam’s Club opened its doors in Midwest City, Okla., in 1983. Today, Sam’s Club serves more than 47 million U.S. Members with locations nationwide and in Brazil, Canada, China, Mexico and Puerto Rico. Sam’s Club offers exceptional values on merchandise and services for business owners and consumers. Online merchandise and Club information is available at samsclub.com.
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