Wellness tour hits Tri-state

Posted by Keith Taylor - email

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - The AARP/Walgreens Wellness Tour is delivering free health screenings and health education to communities across the country with a special emphasis on diverse and underserved areas.

The nationwide tour features nine customized buses that travel 240,000 miles across 45 states, visiting more than 2,000 communities in 300 cities. One of the nine buses called the AARP/Walgreens La Gira Del Buen Vecino, which is solely dedicated to the island of Puerto Rico, will be on the road this year as well.

Last year, the Wellness Tour provided more than $1 million in screenings to over 180,000 customers. Over the next two years the Tour has a goal to deliver more than 2.5 million in FREE health screenings - a value of over $60 million.

Available screenings are worth over $140 per person*, and no appointment is necessary. Screenings include:

  • Total Cholesterol Levels
  • Blood Pressure
  • Bone Density
  • Glucose Levels
  • Waist Circumference
  • Body Mass Index

For a complete list of locations for the bus tour click here

Courtesy: Walgreens