Remodeled Rite Aid to offer screenings, samples at grand opening

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WALLA WALLA — The newly remodeled Rite Aid Wellness Store will offer free health screenings and product samples during a grand opening event Saturday.

The store features increased staffing, an enhanced selection of wellness products and resources and advanced clinical services, according to a news release.

Nurses and the store’s licensed pharmacists will be on hand to provide free services including:

  • Cholesterol testing
  • Blood glucose testing
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease assessments
  • Memory impairment assessments
  • Blood pressure readings
  • Diabetes risk assessments

Also at the event, Rite Aid “wellness ambassadors” will provide interactive demos on customized iPads. As a regular addition to this and future Rite Aid Wellness Stores, the ambassadors help customers access quality information and facilitate access to the clinical advice and services of the pharmacists.

Visitors Saturday can also sample organic, gluten-free or natural food products and pick up other product samples and coupons.

The event runs from noon-4 p.m. at the store, 2028 Isaacs Ave.

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