FastMed Urgent Care Now Open in Laurinburg and Lenoir Offering Free Flu Shots

Both locations will remain open Christmas and New Year’s Day

Raleigh, NC, December 23, 2015 – FastMed Urgent Care, the second largest and fastest growing independent urgent care organization in the U.S., will offer free flu shots* through January 30, 2016 at its recently opened Laurinburg, NC (907 US 401 Bypass) and Lenoir, NC (825 Blowing Rock Blvd.) locations.  In addition, both locations will be open on Christmas and New Year’s Day.

“Our mission is to positively impact the lives of our patients and their families,” said Kyle A. Bohannon, President and Chief Executive Officer of FastMed.  “We will support our mission by helping our new neighbors in Laurinburg and Lenoir stay healthy this winter by offering free flu shots and providing care on Christmas and New Year’s Day.”

FastMed has grown by more than 1,000% between 2011 and 2015, expanding access from nine locations in 2011 to become the largest urgent care network in North Carolina with 57 locations throughout the state- including seven opened this year- and 105 locations nationally.  Ranked by Inc. 5000 as one of the nation's fastest-growing private companies, FastMed entered Texas on December 18th, acquiring Texan Urgent Care, which includes 14 clinics. 

FastMed coordinates care with hospitals and community physicians to serve patients with urgent, non-life threatening, medical conditions or injuries.  The new FastMed Urgent Care clinics in Laurinburg and Lenoir offer walk-in treatment seven days per week, with state-of-the-art equipment, integrated electronic medical records, digital x-rays and onsite lab services.  FastMed accepts all major insurance plans and offers self-pay patients the FastMed Discount Program.

FastMed Urgent Care holds the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for accreditation in health care quality and safety in ambulatory health care.  This designation provides FastMed patients higher quality care in customer service, clinical systems, health screening procedures and immunization processes.

Visit FastMed.com for more information, hours of operation or to find a location near you. 

*While supplies last.

 About FastMed Urgent Care

FastMed Urgent Care is an owner and operator of urgent care facilities with more than 100 locations across North Carolina, Arizona and Texas.  FastMed focuses on the delivery of walk-in medicine for non-emergent healthcare needs 365 days per year through licensed physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners.  FastMed clinics hold the Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval® for accreditation in health care quality and safety in ambulatory health care.  FastMed is managed by an affiliated entity of one of the investment funds of ABRY Partners www.FastMed.com.

About ABRY Partners

Founded in 1989, ABRY Partners is one of the most experienced and successful media, communications, business and information services-focused private equity investment firms in North America.  Since its founding, ABRY has completed more than $42 billion of transactions, representing investments in more than 450 properties.  The firm is currently managing more than $4.3 billion of total capital and investing out of a $1.9 billion private equity fund, $950 million senior equity fund and a $1.5 billion senior debt fund www.ABRY.com.

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