Walk-In Clinic in CVS Pharmacy at 189 Watertown Street

4.6 (190 Ratings)

MinuteClinic hours:

  • Thursday: Opens at 8:00am Closes at 1:00pm and Opens at 2:00pm Closes at 7:00pm
  • Friday: Opens at 8:00am Closes at 1:00pm and Opens at 2:00pm Closes at 7:00pm
  • Saturday: Opens at 9:00am Closes at 1:00pm and Opens at 1:30pm Closes at 5:30pm
  • Sunday: Opens at 9:00am Closes at 1:00pm and Opens at 1:30pm Closes at 4:30pm
  • Monday: Opens at 8:00am Closes at 1:00pm and Opens at 2:00pm Closes at 7:00pm
  • Tuesday: Opens at 8:00am Closes at 1:00pm and Opens at 2:00pm Closes at 7:00pm
  • Wednesday: Opens at 8:00am Closes at 1:00pm and Opens at 2:00pm Closes at 7:00pm
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4.6 (190 Ratings)
4.5
June 6, 2021
They provided an exceptional experience. I walked in for STI screenings, and the appointment generator had the earliest appointment set for 4pm (it was 10am). Despite this, they were able to provide the services almost immediately. They were both extremely personable, knowledgeable, caring, and made the information accesible.
5
May 24, 2021
I was very well taken care. Both the NP and the RN were fantastic. Everything was explained clearly. They were both professional, friendly and efficient in the care they provided for me!
5
May 23, 2021
My nurse was friendly, knowledgeable and I liked chatting with him. He did not rush me and the clinic was very clean. I was important I will go back for my flu shot.
5
May 15, 2021
[...] the best NP that I see on a regular basis
4.5
May 14, 2021
Good job thank you

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Walk-In Clinic in CVS Pharmacy at 189 Watertown Street

Does MinuteClinic at 189 Watertown Street Watertown, MA test for coronavirus (COVID-19)?

CVS Health is conducting no-cost coronavirus testing (COVID-19) at select locations. Limited appointments are available for patients who qualify. Patients must schedule an appointment for a COVID-19 test in advance. It is required for patients to bring their insurance card and proof of identity to their testing appointment. Please view our other coronavirus support options for more information.

What can I expect from CVS MinuteClinic® at 189 Watertown Street Watertown, MA?

MinuteClinic® is a walk-in and book clinic inside your local Watertown CVS/Pharmacy® or HealthHUB® location. At our HealthHUB locations, you can receive most MinuteClinic services as well as shop our health products. Our clinics give you a cheaper and more convenient alternative to emergency rooms and urgent cares. With the ability to walk in and make an appointment, you can come in at any time – including evenings and weekends. MinuteClinic® provides quality health care for adults and children over 18 months. We treat a wide range of conditions and illnesses to ensure that you and your family get well and stay well. Some of our services include TB testing, flu shots, and sports physicals . Come in for a MinuteClinic visit and receive quality health care on your schedule!

What is the Difference Between Urgent Care vs Walk-In Clinic in Watertown, MA?

Urgent Care and our clinics have many similarities – they both offer similar services and act as a more convenient alternative to emergency rooms. Though they offer similar services, you can save 40% at MinuteClinic when compared to urgent care in Watertown. At MinuteClinic®, you can check the wait times at various clinics online prior to coming in to avoid the long lines that are common at urgent Care. The largest distinction, besides the cost and wait time, is that an urgent care has equipment to perform on-site lab tests and x-rays. If needed, your Watertown MinuteClinic health professional can refer you elsewhere for an x-ray.

When Should I Go to Urgent Care or Walk-In Clinic in Watertown, MA?

Urgent Cares and our clinics are ideal for when you become sick or injured when your regular doctor is not available for a last-minute appointment. If you have a condition that you would normally see your doctor for, going to a CVS MinuteClinic over an emergency room is appropriate. While we treat sicknesses and injuries, our nurse practitioners and physician assistants are also able to administer a variety of vaccines if needed for work, school or personal reasons such as travel. You should go to an emergency room if you have more complex or critical needs that may require advanced treatments, including cases where surgery may be necessary. An example of some symptoms best evaluated at a hospital emergency room include chest pain, broken bones, or head injuries. Our Watertown walk-in and book clinic is ideal for treating minor illnesses , like ear aches and ear infections, however, in the event of a severe injury, please call 911 immediately.

How Much is a MinuteClinic Visit at 189 Watertown Street Watertown, MA with and without Insurance?

MinuteClinic® prices in Watertown range anywhere from $35 to $250 depending on the service. Please visit our service price list and insurance information page to see detailed pricing and insurance breakdowns. At CVS MinuteClinic®, most insurance plans are accepted. We recommend contacting your insurance company prior to your visit to be sure that the service you are seeking will be covered. How much you will have to pay out of pocket will depend on your insurance coverage. If you do not have insurance or prefer to pay out of pocket, you may pay with cash, card, or check. Prices may vary depending on the complexity of the case. Lab tests and additional services may result in additional charges.


Can’t make it in for a visit? We also have Video Visits, which enable you to see one of our health care professionals from the comfort of your own home as an alternative for just $59 per visit. Currently, a Video Visit is not covered by insurance and is not required to get treatment.

Whenever you need help for a turned ankle, bee sting, nausea or indigestion that comes with daily life, visit MinuteClinic® in downtown Watertown. We are in the CVS Pharmacy® building on Watertown Street, west of Casey Park, the place to play baseball, basketball, hockey and tennis. Also located in the downtown area is Fowle House, a state government headquarters during the American Revolution.


East of downtown, golfers can tee off at Oakley Country Club, while bicyclists can ride around Fresh Pond. North of town, walkers and hikers have their choice of trails at Lone Tree Hill, Storer Conservation or Beaver Brook North. You’ll also find the Plumbing Museum to the north, while the Jackson Homestead and Museum to the south is the place for history buffs.

Treatment for a range of ailments

Seasonal allergies can make you miserable with a runny nose, itchy eyes and sneezing. Our clinicians can recommend medication, either over-the-counter or prescription-based to help you feel better. Along with allergies, we can diagnose and treat a wide range of ailments. Visit us for:

  • Upper respiratory infection
  • Minor blisters and burns
  • Cold and flu symptoms
  • Rashes and skin conditions
  • Bronchitis and cough
  • Sinus infections and congestion
  • Gout and joint pain
  • Sore and strep throat
  • STD evaluation and treatment

Are you ready for another flu season? Protect your health with a yearly flu shot from our practitioners. Along with flu injections, we can provide immunizations for a variety of illnesses and disease, from polio to meningitis and more.

Mouth and oral pain

Is there anything worse than a toothache? If there is, you surely can't think of it while your tooth hurts. We can assess your symptoms and offer non-narcotic pain medicine. If you have an infection along with the ache, we’ll treat it with an antibiotic. We don’t address the dental or oral issue that is causing your pain, but we can help you get through the wait until you see a dentist. We can also refer you to one if you don’t have a family dentist.

Women’s wellness services

If you think they may be pregnant, we can take the guesswork out of it. Along with evaluating your possible pregnancy, we can also treat you for HPV, as well as yeast and bladder infections. We also offer women’s wellness exams, which typically include a Pap smear to screen for cervical cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, women should have regular Pap smears beginning at age 21.


For those considering birth control, we offer a consultation that will help you learn more about all of your options, from condoms to pills, injections and more. Some services we can provide, such as prescription pills. For other methods, such as tubal ligation and IUD implants, we will refer you to your physician or OB/GYN.

Visit Watertown’s MinuteClinic® today

Use “walk-in clinic near me” for an online search that delivers easy driving directions to our MinuteClinic® from your location. Visit us throughout the day, or drop by in the evening or on weekends, for health care services without an appointment. For more information, contact us by calling 1-866-389-2727.

Does CVS at 189 Watertown Street Watertown, MA offer flu shots?

Flu shots are offered at the CVS MinuteClinic at 189 Watertown Street Watertown, MA. Schedule your flu shot ahead of time so you can get in and out faster. Provide your insurance information and answer questions online ahead of time with our flu shot FAQs and other flu vaccination resources. Find more information about the CVS Pharmacy at 189 Watertown Street. and other MinuteClinic locations offering flu shots in MA.

Flu Shots at MinuteClinic in Watertown, MA

Our staff is trained to help you understand risks of the flu as well as administer the flu vaccine. During your visit, you will also learn about ways to help prevent the flu this season. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) advises that people six months of age or older be vaccinated against influenza annually. Since you’re likely to fall into that criteria, you can just stop by the MinuteClinic at 189 Watertown Street and get your flu shot at your convenience while picking up your prescriptions or same-day photo order!

About the Flu (Influenza)

Influenza is an infectious respiratory disease. Generally, the flu may resolve on its own. However, if the flu goes untreated, you may be at risk for complications that can be life-threatening. Those that might be at a higher risk of severe flu complications include children under 5, adults over 65, pregnant women, and people with chronic illnesses or compromised immune systems. If you fall into any of these categories, it is essential that you take strides towards flu prevention by getting your flu shot at MinuteClinic. The flu shot works by exposing you to an inactive flu virus and the flu vaccines cause antibodies to develop in the body after vaccination. These antibodies will help to protect you if you are exposed to the flu virus. Essentially, getting a flu shot prepares your body to fight the flu.

Why Get A Flu Shot?

Getting vaccinated helps to protect you and the people around you. Influenza sends a countless number of patients into hospitals each year – don’t be one of them. There are two types of flu shots – a seasonal vaccine for adults and children (preservative-free available, upon request) and a high dose vaccine (for ages 65+). While you can take preventative measures, getting immunized with the influenza vaccine is your best defense against the flu. Each year, new strains of the flu develop. While you may have gotten a flu shot in the past, you may not be protected from the new strands. Although flu vaccines may not be 100% effective, it is still the best defense against the virus. Don’t fall victim to the flu this year – stop by MinuteClinic and get your flu shot today!