University of South Alabama, Office of Public Relations
 
December 15, 2010
Contact: Renee Paul, USA Public Relations, (251) 460-6640
 

Our Neighborhood Healthcare Clinic to Host Open House

 

The University of South Alabama College of Nursing’s Our Neighborhood Healthcare Clinic, a fast-track urgent care clinic that provides after-hours treatment, will host an open house on Tuesday, Dec. 21, at 2 p.m. inside their practice on the third floor of the USA Medical Center, Suite 300.

The clinic staff will serve gumbo and other refreshments, give tours of their facility, and talk with visitors about their services and upcoming promotions for the new year.

Managed and operated by certified nurse practitioners in collaboration with a USA physician, the clinic is open to the community, providing primary health care services for adults, including: acute illness management, ear infections, laboratory testing, minor lacerations, physical exams, sinus infections, sore throat, sprains and strains, swimmer’s ear, and urinary tract infections.

The after-hours fast-track/urgent care clinic is open on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 3-8 p.m., and on Sundays from noon-5 p.m. Visit their Web site at www.southalabama.edu/nursing/onhc for holiday hours.

Our Neighborhood Healthcare Clinic is funded through a five-year grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration.  In addition to care provided by certified nurse practitioners, the clinic also offers screenings, health education, illness prevention, and management of chronic illnesses. 

The after-hours clinic is operated by USA College of Nursing faculty and students in collaboration with USA physicians.

Our Neighborhood Healthcare Clinic accepts cash, credit cards, or the following insurance: Blue Cross and Blue Shield, United Health, Medicare and Medicaid.  The clinic also provides services on a sliding scale.

For appointments or more information, call (251) 471-7944.  Learn more at www.southalabama.edu/nursing/onhc.
 
 
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