[Excerpt from Piedmont Healthcare article]
Macon (Feb. 17, 2022) – Piedmont Urgent Care by WellStreet acquired respected urgent care operator Village Medical Associates in Macon. This brings Piedmont Urgent Care by WellStreet’s network to 40 locations throughout Georgia and also expands Piedmont’s network in Macon. Piedmont Macon Medical Center and Piedmont Macon North Hospital joined Piedmont on Aug. 1, 2021.
The new Macon location is located at 2410 Ingleside, and is open seven days a week, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Village Medical Associates was an established healthcare leader in the community with experienced physicians and support staff serving the walk-in urgent care needs of patients in the area. The center will be rebranded as Piedmont Urgent Care.
“Piedmont Urgent Care by WellStreet is proud to expand our services into Macon,” said WellStreet CEO Lisa Mikkelsen. “We are excited to welcome the Village Medical Associates team and to add to our services in Bibb County. We share the same commitment to providing compassionate and high-quality urgent care services to every patient, close to home.”
Piedmont Healthcare partnered with WellStreet Urgent Care in 2014. WellStreet’s providers are members of the Piedmont Clinic, which has more than 2,800 physician members. Piedmont Urgent Care offers patients shorter wait times and higher patient satisfaction. Piedmont Urgent Care also offers COVID-19 same-day PCR, rapid, and antibody testing at all locations.
Piedmont Urgent Care by WellStreet provides virtual visits and walk-in treatment for non-life-threatening illness and injury seven days a week, with extended hours nights and weekends, and are an excellent alternative to busy emergency departments and when traditional primary care offices are not open. These facilities also feature warm, welcoming environments, onsite digital X-ray capabilities and accept most major insurance plans, including Medicare and competitive self-pay rates.
Piedmont Urgent Care visits can be utilized for common cold symptoms, such as cough, sore throat, nasal drainage, and ear pain. In addition to walk-in care for minor injuries and illnesses, Piedmont offers COVID-19 testing, vaccinations (non-COVID-19), physicals, workers’ compensation and employer services.
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