FASTMED URGENT CARE OPENS FIRST LOCATION IN TOLLESON, ARIZONA

Southwest Valley Chamber of Commerce to Join Ribbon Cutting Event

Phoenix, Ariz. August 5, 2013 – On Saturday, August 3 FastMed Urgent Care opened its first clinic in Tolleson at the corner of 99th Avenue and West Lower Buckeye Road in Pecan Promenade (9870 W. Lower Buckeye Road), making it FastMed’s 23rd location in Arizona. FastMed joins Target, Supercuts and Starbucks in serving the community of Tolleson, providing access to urgent care services seven days a week with extended evening hours.

FastMed will conduct a ribbon cutting ceremony at the new location with the Southwest Valley Chamber of Commerce and the local business community on Tuesday, August 13 at 3:00 PM. The Southwest Valley Chamber will conduct the ribbon cutting, with local business owners and leaders invited to attend, tour the clinic and learn about FastMed Urgent Care.

Open to the public and ready to treat patients, all Tolleson residents are welcome to tour FastMed’s new state of the art urgent care clinic, as well as meet and talk to FastMed medical providers and clinical staff.

As a special offer to the local community, FastMed will provide sports physicals for all ages discounted to $15 (normally $35) until August 31. The new FastMed location is less than two miles from Tolleson Union High School, Hurley Ranch Elementary School, the Tolleson Public Library and many local businesses in Tolleson.

The clinic will have extended hours 365 days a year for walk-in treatment for:

  • Mild to moderate illnesses
  • Injury and orthopedics treatment
  • Medical procedures such as sutures, stitches, cyst removal, incision, drainage and splinting
  • Onsite digital X-rays for injuries
  • Phlebotomy services
  • Physicals for children and adults
  • Vaccinations and flu shots for children and adults (available upon request)

FastMed treats many non-emergency conditions, such as allergic reactions, bladder infections, sinus infections, Bronchitis, coughs or colds, sore throat and strep throat, Conjunctivitis (pink eye and eye infections), dehydration, ear infections, fevers or the flu, hives, insect bites, skin rashes, sun burn, urinary tract infections and much more.

 “With our first location opening in Tolleson, it is a commitment that as Tolleson continues to grow, FastMed’s convenient access, personal care and quality medicine will be there to support the community,” said Michael P. Dunn, MD, President and Chief Medical Officer, FastMed Urgent Care’s Western Region.

 For more information about FastMed Urgent Care, their services or for questions, please visit www.fastmed.com or call the clinic at (623) 215-0189.

About FastMed Urgent Care:
FastMed Urgent Care is a North Carolina-based owner and operator of urgent care facilities with locations throughout North Carolina and Arizona. FastMed focuses on the delivery of non-appointment based medicine to the non-emergency patient market. The urgent care centers are open 365 days a year and are staffed with experienced and licensed physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners. For more information, please visit www.fastmed.com. FastMed is managed by an affiliated entity of one of the investment funds of the Comvest Group. For more information, visit www.fastmed.com, follow us on Twitter (@FastMedClinics) and Facebook (Facebook.com/FastMed).

About the Comvest Group:
The Comvest Group, with $1.2 billion of assets under management, provides flexible financing solutions to lower middle-market companies through its equity and debt funds, often meeting time-critical and complex funding requirements. The firm includes seasoned, senior level operating executives who partner with managers and owners of companies to operationally improve businesses and create long-term value. Since 2000, Comvest has invested more than $1.5 billion of capital in over 105 public and private companies. For more information, please visit www.comvest.com.

Contact:
Reuel Heyden | Sr. Dir. Of Community Relations
FastMed Urgent Care
Phone: 919.550.0821x1016
Email: r.heyden@fastmed.com