News Release issued June 11, 2019.
MedExpress Urgent Care, a neighborhood health care provider, will open a new neighborhood medical center in Lakeland Wednesday, June 19, at 3700 US Highway 98 N.
The Lakeland center will mark the opening by offering free sports physicals to patients ages six and up June 19-July 2.
“At MedExpress, we know that unexpected illness or injury can affect your family's busy schedule," said Marcus DeMaiolo, Florida area manager, MedExpress.
"That's why we're committed to ensuring our local patients, families and employees have access to patient-centered care, no matter what day of the week. We look forward to opening our doors and providing quality, convenient and affordable care – one patient at a time."
The center will care for people of all ages, providing urgent care, employer health services and basic wellness and prevention services. Walk-in treatment is available for everyday illness and injury including treatment for spring and summer ailments such as bites, stings, rashes and cuts – as well as more advanced services including X-rays, labs, minor surgery, stitches, and treatment for broken bones, sprains and strains. Local employers can use MedExpress for employer health services that include workers’ compensation, injury care, pre- and ongoing employment screenings, physicals and regulatory exams. Basic wellness and prevention services include sports physicals, routine physicals and immunizations to help Lakeland residents maintain good health.
The Lakeland center will have multiple exam rooms, a procedure room and an X-ray suite. The center will be open every day from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., with no appointment necessary. MedExpress accepts all major insurance plans and offers affordable pricing for people without insurance. The center will be staffed by a full medical team that includes medical providers, radiologic technologists, nurses and customer service representatives. As a community health care partner, MedExpress believes strongly in the importance of working with fellow community health care providers to ensure the best possible outcomes for patients. When necessary, MedExpress can help refer patients within the broader health care system, including referrals to specialists, primary care physicians and hospitals.
MedExpress has more than 260 centers in 20 states. For a full list of health care services and locations, visit medexpress.com.