Walmart hosting free health screenings this weekend

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YAKIMA Wash. -- People can head over to Walmart this weekend for a free health screening event in Yakima and Tri-Cities areas.

According to a press release, Walmart stores will be hosting the first Walmart Wellness Day event of the year on Saturday.

Walmart spokespeople say this free health screening event will help people learn about blood glucose, blood pressure, low cost immunization and much more.

Additionally Walmart will also be offering their new program which provides a free Opioid disposal solution at all pharmacy locations.

“We are aware that there is a national epidemic of Opioid use in our country and Walmart is committed to bringing solutions to the table," said Walmart Spokesperson Kristin MacRostie.

Walmart is also introducing a virtual reality experience in select stores to assist with quitting tobacco.

They will also be offering free vision screenings in select locations.

To find a location near you click here.

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