University of South Alabama, Office of Public Relations
January 20, 2011
Contact: Renee Paul, USA Public Relations, (251) 460-6640

Our Neighborhood Healthcare Clinic to Celebrate One-Year Anniversary with Feb. 4 Reception


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 celebrate its one-year anniversary with a public reception on Friday, Feb. 4, from noon-2 p.m. inside their practice on the third floor of the USA Medical Center, Suite 300.

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.

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 clinic recently organized a new diabetes support group and two new programs specific to weight loss and nutrition. For more information on these and other clinic-sponsored programs and events, see their January newsletter at

Our Neighborhood Healthcare Clinic is operated by USA College of Nursing faculty and students in collaboration with USA physicians. The clinic accepts cash, credit cards, or the following insurance: Blue Cross and Blue Shield, United Health, Medicare and Medicaid. It also provides services on a sliding scale.

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. For appointments or more information, call (251) 471-7944. Learn more at


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