CEDAR KNOLLS, NJ - Cedar Knoll's Walmart will host the first Walmart Wellness Day event of the year on Saturday, January. 20 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. This free health screening event provides residents an opportunity to learn valuable health information which include

  • Blood glucose testing
  • Blood pressure testing
  • Body mass index evaluation
  • Low-cost immunizations
  • Free vision screenings

Walmart Wellness Day comes on the heels of the company having announced that it will be the first national pharmacy chain to offer free opioid disposal solution at all pharmacy locations, allowing patients to responsibly dispose of medications in their trash.  According to the American Physical Therapy Association, drug overdose deaths increased 21% in New Jersey from 2014 to 2015.

New this year, Walmart is introducing a virtual reality experience in select stores to assist with smoking cessation. According to the CDC, approximately 14% of adults in New Jersey use smoke cigarettes regularly. This free resource is intended to be a step toward quitting tobacco.

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