-MinuteClinic Provides Quality and Convenience Close to Home and the
PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- MinuteClinic (http://www.minuteclinic.com), the pioneer and largest provider of retail- based health care in the United States, has opened the Philadelphia area's first in-store clinics at seven CVS/pharmacy stores in Southeastern Pennsylvania and Southern New Jersey. MinuteClinic plans to open up to 17 additional health care centers in the metro area by the end of the year.
MinuteClinic health care centers are staffed by master's-prepared, board- certified nurse practitioners who specialize in family health care and are trained to diagnose, treat and write prescriptions for common family illnesses such as strep throat and ear, eye, sinus, bladder and bronchial infections. MinuteClinic also offers common vaccinations such as influenza (beginning Oct. 1), tetanus, MMR, and Hepatitis A & B.
MinuteClinic is open Mon.-Fri. from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Sat.-Sun. from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and can be found inside the following CVS/pharmacy locations:
-- Lansdale, 840 Valley Forge Rd.
-- Rosemont, 1218 E. Lancaster Ave.
-- Philadelphia, 1301 Rhawn Street
-- Philadelphia, 6501 Harbison Ave.
-- Delran, Route 130 & Tenby Chase Drive
-- Runnemede, 824 Black Horse Pike
-- Sewell, 307 Egg Harbor Rd.
In addition, there are 14 MinuteClinic health care centers in CVS/pharmacy stores throughout central and northern New Jersey.
Because examinations typically take 10-15 minutes and no appointment is necessary, MinuteClinic is an ideal solution for professionals and working parents who cannot afford time away from the workplace.
"MinuteClinic health care centers are an answer to consumers'
overwhelming demand for more patient-centric health care," said Michael
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