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St. Mary's Opens New Urgent Care

Reported by: Send eMail Dave Benton
Reported: Jul. 15, 2014 11:36 AM EDT
Updated: Jul. 15, 2014 11:53 AM EDT
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Huntington , Cabell County , West Virginia

Getting emergency medical treatment just got a little easier in Huntington. St. Mary's Medical Center unveiled it's new Urgent Care Center.

St. Mary's had a ribbon cutting ceremony Tuesday morning in front of the new facility located in the 2800 block of Fifth Avenue.

The Urgent Care Center will make it easier for patients to get in and out of the doctor's office for medical treatments like rashes, colds, the flu and other similar illnesses.

"The Urgent Care will be useful for people who need to be seen immediately and don't have access to a primary physician office on the same day," St. Mary's spokesperson Karen Merritt said. "If you can't wait for that appointment or if you have an earache that needs immediate attention, things of that nature."

The new Urgent Care Center will be open for walk-in patients Wednesday morning.



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