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What services are offered at CVS walk-in clinics?

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CVS walk-in Minute Clinics offer consultation and treatments for minor illnesses, minor injuries and skin conditions, health screenings, physical examinations, immunizations and lab tests. Some minor illnesses treated include allergies, bronchitis, ear infections, flu symptoms and pink eye. The clinics also treat strep throat, sinus infections, bladder infections and mononucleosis.

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Minute Clinics provide care for minor injuries such as bug bites or stings, tick bites, ankle and knee sprains, minor burns and suture removal. Skin conditions treated include acne, sunburn, ringworm, eczema, chicken pox, lice, poison ivy and shingles.

Health screenings for cholesterol, diabetes and high blood pressure are offered. CVS also offers Department of Transportation physicals for commercial drivers and college and sports physicals. The clinic also handles tuberculosis testing, pregnancy evaluations, and programs for weight loss and smoking cessation.

Available immunizations for children and adults include diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, influenza, hepatitis A and B, polio, meningitis, measles, mumps and rubella. Birth control and vitamin B12 shots are also available.

Basic lab testing includes a strep test, mono test, blood sugar test, pregnancy test and lipid panel. Testing is not done by CVS but by an outside laboratory.

CVS Minute Clinics accept cash payments and many insurance plans, as of April 2015. Insurance is not accepted for physical examinations.

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