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Fort HealthCare Lake Mills Urgent Care Changes Saturday Hours

Monday, January 16, 2012

LAKE MILLS – The Fort HealthCare Lake Mills Urgent Care clinic recently changed its hours of service on Saturdays. Urgent Care services are available Mondays-Fridays from 5 p.m.-10 p.m., Saturdays from 8 a.m.-8 p.m. and on Sundays from noon until 10 p.m. Patients do not need to have an appointment during Urgent Care hours to be seen by a member of the urgent care team: Jonathan Brodie, MD, Mary Miller, MD, or Wahab Kazi, MD.

The Fort HealthCare Lake Mills family practice and internal medicine clinic is still open at the same location (200 E. Tyranena Park Road) during normal business hours of Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and  same day appointments are available. Just call (920) 648-8393 to see a member of the team: Edwin Fischer, MD, Wahab Kazi, MD, Sara Barnes, DO, James Wishau, MD, or Laurel Runte, CPNP.

When possible, non-life threatening health conditions are best cared for at your primary care doctor’s office. If you’ve tried to see your doctor, but still need care after hours, Fort HealthCare Lake Mills Urgent Care is an option for you. Visit FortHealthCare.com/UrgentCare to learn more.

Fort HealthCare is committed to making sure our communities stay safe and healthy. To provide the best care possible, it is important for individuals to know when to access a primary care physician’s office, an urgent care clinic, or an emergency room. Depending upon the condition or injury, accessing the correct facility for treatment can save you money – but more
importantly - can save time, which is a very critical factor in an emergency. 

Urgent care centers are designed to complement a primary care doctor’s office by providing a place to treat minor injuries and illnesses often seen at a doctor’s office, but cannot wait until the office is open. Urgent care services are considered to be extended clinic hours, where one can come with urgent care needs without an appointment. It is appropriate to go to an urgent care setting if you or a family member experience:

  • A sprain or strain
  • Minor cuts
  • Minor burns
  • Eye infections
  • Cold and flu-like symptoms that haven’t improved

It is appropriate to call an ambulance or seek emergency care for:

  • Persistent vomiting and diarrhea
  • A fever above 102 degrees
  • Severe pain
  • Head trauma with loss of consciousness
  • Chest pain
  • Difficulty breathing

Fort HealthCare accepts a wide variety of insurance plans including Dean Care, Dean Care Gold, Unity, Physicians Plus, United Healthcare, and many more. Visit FortHealthCare.com/Insurance to view a complete list.

Many Fort HealthCare family medicine, internal medicine and pediatrics clinics have same day appointments available for existing patients with urgent care needs. If you do not have a primary care physician, visit FortHealthCare.com/Match to find one that is right for you. Information about all physicians at Fort HealthCare can be found on our website at FortHealthCare.com/FindADoctor.

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