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PHYSICIANS IMMEDIATE CARE EXPANDS TO SERVE OSWEGO COMMUNITY

Physicians Immediate Care announced the grand opening of its first clinic in Kendall County, providing Oswego residents a convenient solution to their urgent and unexpected health care needs. The new 3,500 square-foot clinic at 2322 Route 34 (in front of Walmart) is open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekends. The walk-in clinic is fully equipped with X-ray, lab testing and seven exam rooms, including a pediatric room and two trauma rooms, for treating non-life threatening injuries and illnesses and performing minor surgical procedures.

“Questions about health concerns can create a lot of anxiety. People worry about things like ‘Is it a virus?,’ ‘Do I need stitches?’ or ‘Is it serious?’” said Dr. Kathleen Talamayan, one of the on-site physicians at Physicians Immediate Care in Oswego. “Some injuries and illnesses just can’t wait. When someone in Oswego can’t get into their family doctor and it isn’t severe enough for the ER, we’re here to help.”

“We’re excited to come to Oswego with a fantastic location right in the heart of the village’s retail corridor, which is so convenient for area residents,” said Stan Blaylock, CEO of Physicians Immediate Care. “Our patients count on us for remarkable care, long hours and ideal locations. Convenience also means great online and mobile tools that make health care easier to use and more transparent.”

At visitphysicians.com, Oswego-area patients can see current wait times, get directions and check in online from home before walking in. They can learn more about the education and board certifications of each clinic’s physicians and physician assistants. Plus, they can see what insurance is accepted. For the 11% of Kendall County residents that are uninsured, Physicians Immediate Care openly publishes a three-tiered pricing plan online so patients know what to expect without worrying about billing surprises. The medical team treats a wide variety of injuries and illnesses at set rates.

Physicians Immediate Care also helps thousands of Illinois businesses control their health care costs, treating injuries that happen at work and handling drug or alcohol testing and pre-employment physicals. Physicians Immediate Care, the largest urgent care provider in Illinois*, has been serving employers in just about every industry for over 25 years.

To see current wait times or check in online at the Oswego clinic, go to visitphysicians.com/oswego.

About Physicians Immediate Care

Physicians Immediate Care, also known as Physicians Urgent Care, is a Midwest leader in urgent care and occupational health. For over 25 years, it has provided affordable, convenient medical care to more than one million patients. The company is dedicated to building healthy communities by providing remarkable care you can count on, when and where you need it. Its network of more than 20 clinics are each fully-equipped to provide X-rays, lab work, minor surgical procedures, immunizations and drug and alcohol tests. In 2012, Physicians Immediate Care LLC received a growth capital investment from private equity firm LLR Partners and WellPoint, one of the nation’s largest health benefits companies. For locations and services, go to visitphysicians.com.

 

*Based on number of clinics as reported in The ConvUrgentCare Report, October 2013

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