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Walmart to close its 51 health centers and virtual care service

AP Business Writer

Walmart is closing its health centers and virtual care service after struggling to find success with the offerings. The Bentonville, Arkansas-based retailer said Tuesday that after managing the clinics it launched in 2019 and expanding its telehealth program, it concluded “there is not a sustainable business model for us to continue.” Walmart had 51 health centers in five states and last year announced plans to set up more two dozen more at its stores. The company says it hasn’t set specific dates for closing the clinics. Walmart is among several retailers that sought to build a presence with medical clinics and make health care more accessible. But some have struggled.

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