Sam's Club kicks off free allergy screenings

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — This weekend, Sam's Club is offering free allergy health screenings in select locations across the country.

Sam's Club said that its allergy tests, which are valued at $500, will screen participants for house and dust mites, cat, timothy grass, Bermuda grass, mountain cedar, short ragweed, alternaria (mold), milk, egg white and wheat. Additionally, all participants will receive MyAllergyPlan, a personalized plan that will provide educational information on the offending allergens, as well as consumer care organizations that relate to specific allergies. The tests will be held March 12 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Each month, Sam's Club offers free monthly health screenings, including diabetes, digestive health, summer wellness/sun care and more.

"At Sam's Club, we are proud to offer our members the opportunity to take control of their health with free monthly health screenings and great quality products at amazing prices," said Jill Turner-Mitchael, Sam's Club health-and-wellness SVP. "This month we hope all our members will take advantage of the chance to get tested for allergies."