GARDNERVILLE, NV –– Carson Tahoe Health (CTH) and Walmart announce the opening of the newest
location for basic health care services – “The Carson Tahoe Clinic at Walmart.” This convenient care
clinic is now open to patients and will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January
29, inside the Walmart located at 1511 Grant Avenue, off Highway 395.
The clinic will provide convenient, affordable access to basic health care services, seven days a week,
with no appointment necessary. This location is the third retail health clinic owned and operated by CTH.
The clinic is open for walk-in care Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.; Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to
5:00 p.m.; and Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
For busy customers who need care, especially after working hours or on weekends, the clinic will treat
common health ailments and offer routine services. These include, but are not limited to, the following:
Women’s Bladder infections
Camp and school physicals
Insect bites and stings
Upper respiratory infections
“By joining with Walmart to operate a third clinic at Walmart, Carson Tahoe is improving access to health
care in our community,” said Doug Self, Vice President of Operations at Carson Tahoe Health. “Our clinic
is staffed with licensed health care providers, including evenings and weekends, so families can walk in
and know they will receive quality care without a long wait. This is one more way we fulfill our mission of
enhancing the health and well-being of the communities we serve.”
“Walmart is dedicated to serving our customers and our communities, and this type of clinic helps expand
their access to quality health care,” said Bruce Shepard, Walmart’s director of healthcare innovations.
“Carson Tahoe Health is a well-known and respected health care provider in this area, so our customers
will receive quality care from people they know and trust.”
The clinic joins two other clinics operated by CTH, located in Douglas County, off Topsy Lane and in
North Carson City, off College Parkway. The location is among five other Clinics at Walmart in Nevada.
With the opening of this clinic, there will be 148 in-store clinics in Walmart stores across 26 states. For
further information about the Carson Tahoe Clinics at Walmart, please call (775) 445-7220 or visit
About Carson Tahoe Health (CTH)
CTH is a local, not-for-profit healthcare system that has been serving patients in Northern Nevada and
California since 1949. Through our services, such as 24 hour emergency care, comprehensive cardiac
surgery, a five-star women and children’s center, and a fully accredited cancer center, CTH is dedicated
to supporting the health and wellness of our community. For more information, go to CarsonTahoe.com.
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Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT), or “Walmart,” serves customers and members more than 200 million
times per week at more than 8,400 retail units under 55 different banners in 15 countries. With fiscal year
2010 sales of $405 billion, Walmart employs more than 2 million associates worldwide. A leader in
sustainability, corporate philanthropy and employment opportunity, Walmart ranked first among retailers
in Fortune Magazine’s 2009 Most Admired Companies survey. Additional information about Walmart can
be found by visiting www.walmartstores.com and on Twitter at http://Twitter.com/Walmartnews.