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MinuteClinic Opens Its First Walk-in Medical Clinics Inside Chicagoland Target Stores

WOONSOCKET, R.I., April 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- MinuteClinic, the retail medical clinic of CVS Health, has opened its first locations inside Target stores in the Chicago area. The clinics – located in 13 stores in Cook (including the city of Chicago), DuPage, Kane and Lake Counties – have been rebranded and converted to MinuteClinic. There are now 56 MinuteClinic locations in Chicagoland, including clinics in CVS Pharmacy stores. Chicago is MinuteClinic's largest metropolitan market in the United States.

"The new MinuteClinic locations inside Target will offer the same scope of services available to patients at all our other clinics in Illinois and nationwide," said Andrew Sussman, M.D., President of CVS MinuteClinic, and Executive Vice President and Associate Chief Medical Officer of CVS Health. "In addition, some services will be new to Target guests, including treatment for minor sprains and strains, contraceptive care, smoking cessation counseling, and weight loss assessment and coaching."

MinuteClinic is open seven days a week and no appointment is necessary. Patients can also hold a place in line by going to and selecting the clinic they plan to visit that day. Most major health insurance is accepted. For patients paying cash or credit, treatment prices are posted at each clinic and at

Nurse practitioners at MinuteClinic specialize in family health care and can diagnose, treat and write prescriptions for common family illnesses such as strep throat; ear, eye, sinus, bladder and bronchial infections; nausea, vomiting and diarrhea; heartburn and...