The 411 on Retail-Based Clinics

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  • Have You Been to a Health Clinic?
  • What Are RBCs?
  • What Services Do They Offer?
  • Who Works at RBCs?
  • Why Do These Clinics Exist?
  • The Pros
  • The Cons
  • It’s Your Call

What Are RBCs?

Also called “convenient care clinics," retail-based clinics are health clinics that are found in drug stores, grocery stores and pharmacies such as Target, Kroger, Walmart, Duane Reed and CVS. It’s estimated that there are 1,400 RBCs around the country. 

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