MinuteClinic opens walk-in medical clinic in Dallas, Pa.

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WOONSOCKET, RI – A new MinuteClinic walk-in medical clinic has opened inside the CVS Pharmacy store at 5 Church Street in Dallas, Pa., providing the community with convenient access to common health care services. The clinic will be open Monday through Friday with no appointment necessary. It will provide a wide array of high-quality, affordable wellness services for patients ages 18 months and older. MinuteClinic is the retail medical clinic of CVS Health, the largest pharmacy health care provider in the United States.

“Our new clinic will help increase access to high-quality, affordable health care for people who live and work in the Dallas community,” said Sharon Vitti, senior pice president and executive director, MinuteClinic. “We’re excited to bring our unique care model to people in the area and we look forward to being a health care resource for residents, when and where they need us.”

MinuteClinic is staffed by nurse practitioners who specialize in family health care and can diagnose, treat and write prescriptions for common illnesses such as strep throat and ear, eye, sinus, bladder and bronchial infections. Minor wounds and abrasions, and sprains, strains and joint pain are treated, and common vaccinations for conditions such as influenza, tetanus, pneumonia and hepatitis A and B are available.

Prevention and wellness services offered at MinuteClinic include screening and monitoring for diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol, tuberculosis (TB) testing, contraceptive care, motion sickness prevention and smoking cessation. In addition, MinuteClinic nurse practitioners can evaluate and treat common skin conditions, such as acne, dermatitis and rosacea.



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