Walgreen Health Clinics Now Free For Unemployed

Walgreen has announced that if you’re willing to provide proof of unemployment and sign a form that says you lost your health benefits along with your job, you and your uninsured family members can receive free treatment at any of their 300+ in-store health clinics. What’s covered: “respiratory problems, allergies, infections and skin conditions, among other ailments.” What’s not: checkups, vaccinations or other injections, and prescriptions.

The program will last through the end of 2009, and is offered every weekday between 11am and 3pm. You can find the nearest clinic on this page. If you need cheap meds, check out Walmart’s $4 Prescriptions Program to see if your drug is on their cheap list.

“Walgreen giving free care to jobless and uninsured” [Associated Press] (Thanks to Jesse!)
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