Piney Flats Urgent Care offers updated facility, extended hours

7/31/2012


PINEY FLATS, Tenn. – Piney Flats Urgent Care has adopted extended hours to better serve the community. The urgent care facility, now an affiliate of Mountain States Medical Group (MSMG), is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. Renovations and expansion are now complete, offering a more comfortable environment for patients.

“We are pleased to partner with MSMG to offer these expanded services to care for the residents of Piney Flats and surrounding communities,” said Dr. Chip Backus, emergency physician with Piney Flats Urgent Care.

“Urgent care can be an invaluable resource for folks who need to access care right away but want to avoid the expense of an emergency room visit,” said Steve Kilgore, president of Blue Ridge Medical Management Corp., the parent company of MSMG. “With more space and extended hours, we will be able to offer even better service to our neighbors when they need it most.”

Piney Flats Urgent Care offers treatment for non-life-threatening injuries and illnesses with no appointment necessary. On-site laboratory and X-ray services are offered, as well as comprehensive health evaluations and checkups, including school and sports physicals and immunizations. It is located at 6070 Highway 11E in Piney Flats. For more information, call 423-538-5202.

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