The first MinuteClinic walk-in medical clinic in the Capital City is coming to a Southwest Topeka CVS/pharmacy store. With the clinic opening, there are now dozen MinuteClinic locations in Kansas in Lawrence, Leavenworth and the K.C. metropolitan area. MinuteClinic is the largest and fastest growing provider of retail clinics in the U.S. with nearly 1,000 clinics in 31 states and the District of Columbia.
MinuteClinic medical clinics, staffed by nurse practitioners, specialize in family health and treat a limited set of common illnesses such as strep throat, ear, nose, eye, bladder and bronchial infections. In addition, MinuteClinic offers a number of common vaccines such as flu and tetanus. Wellness and prevention services at MinuteClinic include smoking cessation and weight loss management, and screenings and monitoring for cholesterol, blood pressure and diabetes.