Woodstock, Ga. (June 14, 2021) – Piedmont Urgent Care by WellStreet acquired respected urgent care operator, Georgia Now Urgent Care, located at 7820 Hickory Flat Hwy, Woodstock, effective June 11. Georgia Urgent Care is 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.
“Piedmont Urgent Care by WellStreet is proud to expand our services into the Woodstock community,” said WellStreet CEO Lisa Mikkelsen. “We are excited to welcome the Georgia Urgent Care team. We share the same commitment to providing compassionate and high-quality urgent care services to every patient.”
Piedmont Healthcare partnered with WellStreet Urgent Care in 2014 and now operates 29 Piedmont Urgent Care centers throughout the Atlanta region and beyond. WellStreet’s providers are members of the Piedmont Clinic, which has more than 2,500 physician members. Piedmont Urgent Care offers patients shorter wait times and higher patient satisfaction. Piedmont Urgent Care also offers COVID 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. Our facilities also feature warm welcoming environments, onsite digital X-ray capabilities and accept most major insurance plans, including Medicare, Medicaid and competitive self-pay rates.
“The team and I are excited to be growing as part of the Piedmont Urgent Care network,” said Edwige Konwo Tayo, N.P.-C, provider at Georgia Urgent Care. “We are aligned in our priority to provide our patients with quality care and treat them as neighbors and friends expect in the Woodstock community. The name will change but we will be here to provide exceptional care for our community just as we have done every day thru the pandemic.”
The new Hickory Flat urgent care location is open seven days a week, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday, and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on the weekends. 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, illnesses, COVID-19 testing, vaccinations, and physicals.