FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE



GIANT AND MARTIN’S PHARMACISTS OFFERING FREE HEALTH SCREENINGS SEPT. 14

Flu shots also available, no appointment necessary


Carlisle, PA, September 12, 2019 – Just in time for fall and the onset of cold and flu season, the pharmacists at GIANT Food Stores and MARTIN’S Food Markets are offering free health screenings at 25 in-store pharmacies on Saturday, Sept. 14 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Customers can receive free blood pressure, glucose and cholesterol screenings – no appointment necessary. In addition, flu vaccinations are also now available, subject to state regulations.

“These free health screenings have become popular with our customers, providing them with a convenient opportunity to put their health first,” said Leigh Shirley, director of pharmacy operations, GIANT Food Stores. “Our pharmacists are health resources for the local community and are available whenever the pharmacy is open to advise customers on prescriptions and vaccinations or to offer over-the-counter medication recommendations to combat symptoms of cold and flu.”

  • 539 North Oak Ave., Aldan
  • 3400 Concord Road, Aston
  • 50 Briar Creek Plaza, Berwick
  • 325 West Freedom Ave., Burnham
  • 216 E. Fairmont St., Coopersburg
  • 502 Church St., Danville
  • 801 S. 25th St., Easton
  • 4510 Marketplace Way, Enola
  • 801 Baltimore St., Hanover
  • 2300 Linglestown Road, Harrisburg
  • 1880 Leithsville Road, Hellerstown
  • 168 N. Flowers Mill Road, Langhorne
  • 4001 New Falls Road, Levittown
  • 5301 Simpson Ferry Road, Mechanicsburg
  • 130 Old York Road, New Cumberland
  • 700 Nutt Road, Phoenixville
  • 3477 Lincoln Highway, Thorndale
  • 7150 Hamilton Blvd., Trexlertown
  • 315 York Road, Willow Grove
  • 275 Pauline Drive, York

In addition, the following MARTIN’S pharmacies are offering the free screenings on Sept. 14:
  • 190 Flowing Spring Road, Charles Town, W. Va.
  • 739 Park St., Cumberland, Md.
  • 409 South St., Front Royal, Va.
  • 12101 Winchester Road, Lavale, Md.
  • 1015 Richmond Road, Staunton, Va.

GIANT/MARTIN’S pharmacies offer several types of flu shots for children, adults and seniors. Most insurance plans cover flu shots at $0 copays, including Medicare Part B. Flu shots are administered by immunizing GIANT and MARTIN’S pharmacists, subject to state regulations. No appointment is needed. To find the nearest GIANT/MARTIN’S pharmacy, visit the GIANT or MARTIN’S websites or download the free GIANT or MARTIN’S Pharmacy App.

As a full-service pharmacy, most GIANT and MARTIN’S pharmacies offer blood pressure checks with higi stations for customers to utilize. Additionally, pharmacists offer adult immunization reviews and administer adult vaccinations, subject to state regulations, including those for influenza, pneumonia and shingles.

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About GIANT Food Stores, LLC
Founded in 1923 in Carlisle, Pa., GIANT Food Stores is passionate about connecting families and creating healthier communities. As an omni-channel retailer, GIANT proudly serves millions of neighbors across Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia. With more than 32,000 talented associates supporting over 180 stores, 132 pharmacies, 102 fuel stations, over 100 online pickup hubs and grocery delivery service in hundreds of zip codes, GIANT is changing the customer experience and creating an impact in local communities for a better future. The GIANT Food Stores family of brands includes GIANT, MARTIN'S Food Markets, GIANT Heirloom Market, GIANT DIRECT and MARTIN’S DIRECT, Powered by Peapod. GIANT Food Stores is a company of Ahold Delhaize USA. For more information, visit the GIANT or MARTIN'S websites.

Contact:
Ashley Flower
GIANT Food Stores
717-254-2971
[email protected]