To find the nearest Walgreens Healthcare Clinic, patients should visit Walgreens.com and search using their ZIP code or city and state. Walgreens operates over 400 in-store clinics nationwide as of 2015, according to its website.
Walgreen’s Healthcare Clinics offer both preventative and treatment services for patients 18 months and older. Available services include vaccines, health physicals and blood pressure monitoring. The clinics also offer assistance for minor aches and pains, colds and skin conditions. Clinics are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week and accept most insurance plans. The clinics are staffed by board-certified nurse practioners who can write prescriptions, according to Walgreens.
The clinics at Walgreens are operated by Take Care Health Systems, and so the clinic employees are not employed directly by Walgreens, explains Walgreens.com.
Walgreens is the largest drug retail chain in the United States, as of 2015, according to the company’s website. Charles R. Walgreen, Sr, founded the company in 1901 in Chicago. As of 2009, with its Alaska store opening, Walgreen’s operates in all 50 states as well as Puerto Rico.