Wal-Mart Stores to Host Free Health, Wellness Event

1 year 10 months 2 weeks ago Friday, January 10 2020 Jan 10, 2020 January 10, 2020 5:57 AM January 10, 2020 in News - Local

MCALLEN - Flu activity in Texas is the highest it's been in 10 years, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services.

Earlier this week CHANNEL 5 NEWS spoke to Dr. Steven Perilman at Edinburg Children's Hospital, who said more children are coming to the hospital with flu like symptoms, many of them being unvaccinated.

Now, Wal-Mart is stepping in to help with a free health event.

The event is set to take place Saturday at select Wal-Mart stores from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Free health screenings will be offered, along with low-cost flu shots and immunizations.

For more information watch the video above.

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