In less than three months, the will be home to one of four Target Clinic locations in the Northern Virginia area. The new clinics, which will also be located in Fairfax, Falls Church and Gainesville, are currently under construction and will be the first to open in the state.
According to Target Spokesperson Jamie Bastian, the clinic will offer guests walk-in medical care from highly-trained professionals in the convenience of the store.
“Target strives to help guests achieve their wellness goals by making health care products, services and expertise more accessible, affordable and convenient,” Bastian said.
Guests will find a variety of services including treatment for minor illnesses and injuries, skin irritations, vaccinations, camp and sports physicals, cosmetic consultations and tests and screenings.
“With our new Target Clinic locations, guests will now be able to conveniently seek medical treatment for minor illnesses, fill a prescription at Target Pharmacy and shop for other wellness needs, all during the same shopping trip,” said José Barra, senior vice president of health and beauty at Target.
Along with increased access to quality health care services, the clinic will also bring new job opportunities to the local community. Hiring is currently underway with open positions varying by store.
Currently, Target Clinic operates in 44 locations throughout Minnesota, Maryland, Illinois and Florida. By the end of October 2012, there will be 54 Target Clinics in a total of six states. Target first opened in-store clinics in Minnesota in 2003.
The Leesburg clinic is scheduled to open on July 29. It will be open seven days a week with evening and weekend hours available. No appointment will be necessary.