FastMed Urgent Care Opens Nineteenth Location in Greater Phoenix Area

Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce to Join Ribbon Cutting Event

Phoenix, Ariz. October 1, 2013 – On Saturday, September 28th, FastMed Urgent Care opened its nineteenth clinic in the Greater Phoenix area at the corner of 32nd Street and Thunderbird Road in the Mountain View Marketplace (3131 East Thunderbird), which represents FastMed’s 24th location in Arizona. FastMed joins Safeway, Subway and Walgreens in serving the community of Phoenix, providing access to urgent care services seven days a week with extended evening hours.

On Tuesday, October 8th, at 3:00 pm, FastMed and the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce will conduct a ribbon cutting ceremony at the new location, with local business owners and leaders invited to attend, tour the clinic and learn about FastMed Urgent Care. With the clinic open and treating patients, all Phoenix residents are welcome to tour the new state-of-the-art urgent care clinic, as well as meet and talk to FastMed medical providers and clinical staff. FastMed will provide flu shots for all ages at $20 (while supplies are available).

Serving the Paradise / Valley Village Area, the clinic will provide easy acccess, located less than three miles from Village Vista Elementary School, Paradise Valley Community College, Shadow Mountain High School, Polaris High School, the Mesquite Public Library and many local area businesses.

The urgent care clinic will provide walk-in treatment 365 days a year 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
  • 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.

“In our communities, FastMed’s urgent cares are characterized by friendly, convenient quality medical care,” said Michael P. Dunn, MD, President and Chief Medical Officer, FastMed Urgent Care in Arizona. “Our local businesses, schools and Phoenix residents rely on FastMed for everything from work physicals and flu shots to treating sinus infections and suturing injuries. This is why the community relies on FastMed, 365 days a year and why we have opened this nineteenth Greater Phoenix area location.”

For more information about FastMed Urgent Care, their services or any questions, please visit www.fastmed.com or call the clinic at 602-283-3609.

About FastMed Urgent Care:
FastMed Urgent Care is an 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 Marketing & Community Relations
FastMed Urgent Care
Phone: 919.550.0821x1016
Email: r.heyden@fastmed.com