Walmart Pharmacy: Everything You Need to Know

Save with $4 Prescriptions, Pet Pharmacy Services, Free Vaccines & More

By: Carolyn Fitchard

Pharmacy holding prescription pill bottles

A trip to Walmart is not only good for the pocketbook, it can also be good for your health—especially if you’re stocking up on low-cost medications or getting flu shots at the Walmart Pharmacy. And in true Walmart style, these services are super convenient for those short on time, whether you’re refilling prescriptions in the Walmart app or using Mobile Express Pickup to skip lines at the store. 

Read on for Groupon Coupons’ primer on all things Walmart Pharmacy, and be sure to check out our collection of Walmart coupons and our updated list of rotating Walmart sales for more ways to save. 

Walmart COVID Vaccine update: Walmart Pharmacy is now offering free COVID vaccines to eligible individuals. Click here to book your appointment.

Walmart Pharmacy Services

Walmart Pharmacy is your answer to getting prescription medications and vaccines quickly, cheaply, and conveniently. You can visit the pharmacy counter at most Walmart locations to chat with the pharmacist, as well as download the Walmart app to manage your prescriptions with a swipe of a finger. Here are some of the most popular pharmacy services:

  • Flu shots & immunizations: Protect yourself from seasonal viruses or get recommended immunizations when traveling out of the country. Walmart Pharmacy is also offering free COVID vaccines to eligible individuals. 
  • Specialty pharmacy: Walmart Pharmacy helps manage a wide list of special conditions, including cancer, Crohn’s Disease, HIV/AIDS, infertility, and transplants.
  • Pet medications: Submit your pet’s medication to have it refilled cheaply through You’ll get everyday low prices on pet meds, including popular brands like NexGard and Apoquel, as well as free 2-day shipping on orders of $35 or more.
  • Central pharmacy (MTM): Get medication reviews and advice with Medication Therapy Management, which may be covered by your insurance provider; call 1-800-508-0960 to see if you qualify. 
  • Mail order pharmacy: Get free delivery to your home or office through Walmart’s mail order pharmacy.

Savings Tip: Sign up for a Walmart+ membership ($12.95/mo. or $98/yr.) to get free same-day and next-day shipping on select contact solutions, lens cleaners, eye drops, and more.

Walmart $4 Prescriptions: Do You Qualify?

Walmart Rx Program, which is available in most states, provides low-cost prescriptions to the tune of $4 for a 30-day supply or $10 for a $90-day supply. How? By offering generic medications for a variety of diagnosis groups, including cholesterol, diabetes, family planning (birth control), blood pressure, and mental health. No insurance is required to take advantage of these savings. Click here for program details.

Walmart Mobile Express Pharmacy: Download the App

The easiest way to manage your prescriptions is by downloading the Walmart app and using the Mobile Express Pharmacy. You can refill and transfer prescriptions, keep track of order history, order ahead and skip store lines, and get access to Walmart’s huge inventory of $4 prescriptions. 

Walmart Health Care Clinics

In select states, Walmart provides comprehensive health services through the Walmart Health Care Clinics. Each clinic is staffed by a team of licenced doctors and healthcare professionals, and both appointments and walk-ins are welcome. Services vary by state, but may include:

  • Primary care
  • Dental
  • Counseling
  • Labs & x-rays
  • Health screening
  • Optometry
  • Hearing
  • Fitness & nutrition
  • Health insurance education & enrollment

Check out our guides on Walmart Vision Center, Tires & Auto Services, and Photo Services for more ways to save.