FastMed Urgent Care Opens Sixth Location in Greater Tucson Area
Tucson Metro Chamber of Commerce to Join Ribbon Cutting Event
Tucson, Ariz. October 22, 2013 – On Wednesday, October 23rd, FastMed Urgent Care will open its sixth clinic in the Tucson area. At the corner of 22nd Street and Craycroft Road in the Country Fair Shopping Center (5594 E. 22nd Street), FastMed joins Walmart and Walgreens in serving the Tucson community. The 22nd St. clinic represents FastMed’s 25th location in Arizona, providing access to urgent care services seven days a week, 365 days-a-year with extended hours.
On the same day at 2:00 pm, FastMed and the Tucson Metro 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 Tucson residents are welcome to tour the new state-of-the-art urgent care facility, as well as meet and talk to FastMed medical providers and clinical staff. FastMed will provide flu shots for all ages at $20 starting on October 23rd.
Serving the East Tucson area, the clinic will provide easy acccess to quality health care, located less than three miles from Alice Vail Middle School, Brookline College, Rogers Elementary School, Wheeler Elementary School, Borman Elementary School, the Murphy- Wilmot Public Library and many local area businesses.
“In our communities, FastMed provides friendly, convenient quality medical care,” said Michael P. Dunn, MD, President and Chief Medical Officer, Western Region, FastMed Urgent Care. “Our local businesses, schools and Tucson 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 sixth Tucson area location.”
Open 365 days a year, FastMed is dedicated to the health and wellness of the communities it serves, proving timely and cost effective urgent care for injuries and illnesses including:
- Colds, flu and viral illnesses
- Bronchitis, pneumonia and respiratory illness
- Asthma, allergic reactions and minor dermatologic evaluations
- Sprains and strains
- Cuts, scrapes and burns
- Stitches and minor surgery
- School, sports, work and camp physicals
- Immunizations and vaccinations (including flu shots)
- Labs and rapid testing for urinary tract infections (UTI), strep throat, pregnancy, and flu
- EKGs and IV treatment
FastMed occupational health care services include:
- Medical evaluations and screenings including Department of Transportation physicals (DOT) and Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) physical exams
- Drug testing and alcohol screening
- Pulmonary function testing
- X-ray testing (especially for spine and lumbar)
- Injury Care and Workers' Compensation
As a full-service neighborhood medical center, FastMed accepts all major insurance plans.
For more information about FastMed Urgent Care, their services or any questions, please visit www.fastmed.com or call the clinic at 520-232-2047.
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.