PITTSBURGH - Giant Eagle is offering free allergy screenings at select pharmacies this month.
Sponsored by Allegra, the screenings are available to anyone age 18 years or older. They involve a small blood sample collected by a fingerstick. The sample is sent to a laboratory for analysis. The laboratory tests for the 10 most common allergens, including milk, wheat, egg and mold. Patients receive their results in the mail within three weeks.
Patients with positive results for any of the allergens indicated will receive a personalized allergy plan to help alleviate symptoms.
“Fall allergy season is upon us, and Giant Eagle Pharmacy wants to help you stay well with free in-store allergy screenings in select locations this September,” Giant Eagle writes in promotional materials.