3 Erlanger Express Cares Open Memorial Day Weekend
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Erlanger officials announced today that three new Erlanger Express Care locations in Soddy-Daisy, East Brainerd and downtown Chattanooga will be opening Memorial Day Weekend. According to Erlanger President & CEO Kevin Spiegel, these treatment centers represent a continued commitment to the health and well-being of the communities in each of these service areas.
Erlanger’s Express Care addresses are 9448 Dayton Pike in Soddy-Daisy, 1635 Gunbarrel Road, and 325 Market Street in downtown Chattanooga.
Last fall the Chattanooga-base health system announced plans for a new Express Care in Hayesville, NC, in combination with a primary care practice. Both are expected to open this summer. In August of 2018, Erlanger opened a new primary care physician office in Soddy-Daisy, which will now have an Express Care added to that facility.
“We are responding to the needs of the communities we serve by improving access to Erlanger’s healthcare services,” Mr.
Spiegel said. “This link to a continuum of care is what differentiates Erlanger Express Care from other urgent care centers.”
Erlanger Express Care facilities will be open seven days a week, offering extended evening and weekend hours (7 a.m. –7 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 7 a.m.–5 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m.–2 p.m. Saturday, and 2 p.m. –8 p.m. Sunday) for both adults and children. A team of healthcare professionals at each location will provide care for non-threatening illnesses, injuries and other healthcare needs – from cuts and colds to fractures, breaks and sprains. Erlanger Express Care will offer x-rays and prescription services. No appointments are needed at any of the three locations and most major insurance plans are accepted.
“We are pleased to provide this much-needed service to our growing healthcare platform,” said Mr. Spiegel. “From urgent, primary, specialty, emergency and even telemedicine through Erlanger OnDemand, Erlanger provides world-class care in one health system.”
Erlanger’s latest expansion efforts are part of several partnerships with other medical and development companies. "The new Express Care facilities are another example of Erlanger’s ongoing commitment to providing area residents with care when, where and how they want it," officials said.
Grand opening events introducing the community to these new healthcare services will be announced at a later date.