I just opened my computer to see this headline on Yahoo!:

Walgreens Giving Free Care to Jobless and Uninsured (click to read the full story).

From the article:

Walgreens said patients who lose their job and health insurance after March 31 will be able to get free treatment at its in-store Take Care clinics for respiratory problems, allergies, infections and skin conditions, among other ailments. Typically those treatments cost $59 or more for patients with no insurance.

Click here to locate the Walgreens Take Care Clinic closest to you.

You will need to have proof of unemployment or loss of insurance; from the article:
Patients must present proof they are unemployed, including a federal or state unemployment determination letter and an unemployment check stub. They will have to sign a form at the clinic saying they have lost their jobs and health benefits. If they find a new job or get new health insurance, they will no longer be eligible for free care.

The free care will be provided M-F, 11a - 3p through the end of 2009.

This could be huge for a family out there facing unemployment or loss of insurance; be sure to share this around the web.

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  1. Together We Save // March 31, 2009 11:57 AM  

    Thank goodness I still have health insurance but this is a great service.