-MinuteClinic Provides Quality and Convenience Close to Home and the
PITTSBURGH, Sept. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MinuteClinic (http://www.minuteclinic.com), the pioneer and largest provider of retail- based health care in the United States, has opened four new health care centers at CVS/pharmacy stores in the Pittsburgh area. MinuteClinic plans to open up to six additional health care centers in the 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, 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:
-- Aliquippa, 2719 Brodhead Rd.
-- Mt. Lebanon, 328 Cochran Rd.
-- Pittsburgh, 5242 Clairton Blvd.
-- Wexford, 11240 Perry Highway
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 Howe, chief executive officer for MinuteClinic. "As more patients look to take control of their health care options, we provide a fast, convenient and affordable service for common maladies that is available seven days a week."
MinuteClinic is in-network with the following insurers for patients in
the Pittsburgh area: Aetna, Assurant Health, CIGNA, ChoiceCare Network
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