press release

January 20, 2014

Contact:
Christopher Brand
[email protected]

IT’S NOT TOO LATE TO GET YOUR FLU SHOT AT GIANT FOOD STORES & MARTIN’S FOOD MARKETS

Carlisle, PA – With the Centers for Disease Control reporting increased flu activity throughout the country, the time is right to protect yourself and your family by getting vaccinated. Flu shots are still available at all GIANT Food Stores and MARTIN’S Food Markets in-store pharmacy locations. No appointment is needed and vaccinations are provided by their trusted in-store pharmacists any time the pharmacy is open.

Most major insurance plans along with Medicare are accepted. Customers with a GIANT/MARTIN’S prescription savings card receive $10 off of the regular price of a flu shot. In addition to providing flu shots, GIANT/MARTIN’S continues to keep its pharmacies well stocked to handle flu-related prescriptions and over-the-counter medications.

Influenza, more commonly known as the seasonal flu, is a contagious respiratory disease that peaks in the winter, typically December through March. Each year millions of Americans are affected by the seasonal flu. For more information about the seasonal flu, visit your local GIANT/MARTIN’S. To find the GIANT/MARTIN’S pharmacy nearest you, please visit giantfoodstores.com/flushots or martinsfoods.com/flushots.

About GIANT/MARTIN’S

Headquartered in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, GIANT/MARTIN’S operates nearly 200 grocery stores in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia, under the names of GIANT Food Stores and MARTIN’S Food Markets. GIANT/MARTIN’S employs more than 31,000 associates. Founded in 1923, GIANT and MARTIN’S have a long-standing commitment to eradicate hunger and improve the quality of life for children in addition to working with hundreds of local organizations annually. The company was recognized for its leadership in the fight against hunger with the Golden Grocer Award by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. In addition, GIANT/MARTIN’S is one of the top ten fund-raisers in the country for local Children’s Miracle Network hospitals. GIANT and MARTIN’S are Ahold companies. For more information visit www.GiantFoodStores.com and www.MartinsFoods.com. Find us on Facebook at facebook.com/giantfoodstores and facebook.com/martinsfoods.

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