Methodist Urgent Care opens new Center in Mansfield to serve more families

Methodist Urgent Care open 365 days a year, and until 8 p.m. on weekdays and 7 p.m. on weekends

WHAT:

Methodist Urgent Care, and affiliate of Methodist Health System, is proud to announce the grand opening of its fourth Methodist Urgent Care location in Mansfield, at 1718 U.S. 287 Frontage Road, Suite 100. The public is invited to stop in and tour the new facility and meet Mansfield resident and board certified family medicine physician Laura Rizzo, MD. The urgent care center offers a wide range of healthcare and occupational medicine services to individuals suffering from non-life threatening injuries and illnesses. The facility is open 365 days a year, Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. The new facility is a joint venture between Methodist Health System and TeamHealth.

WHY:

Methodist Urgent Care is open 365 days a year, no appointments are necessary, and appointments can be made online. Urgent Care co-pays (usually $25-$75) are typically substantially less than those charged by freestanding EDs. Methodist Urgent Care accepts all major insurance plans including Medicare, UnitedHealthcare, and Blue Cross Blue Shield. Doctors and staff will be able to treat broken bones, respiratory illnesses, animal and insect bites, and more with the following services:

  • Lacerations and wounds: dressings, stitches, staples or Dermabond (skin glue)
  • Sprains, strains and fractures (including onsite digital X-rays)
  • Diagnostic capabilities: electrocardiogram (EKG), CLIA-certified lab capabilities including rapid flu, rapid strep and pregnancy tests
  • School and sports physicals and flu vaccinations
  • For more information, including hours, go to http://www.methodisturgentcare.com

About Methodist Health System

Methodist Urgent Care Centers are owned and operated by Methodist Urgent Care, a Texas non-profit corporation, and are staffed by independently practicing physicians who are employees of the Methodist Urgent Care non-profit entity. The physicians and staff who provide services at the urgent care centers are not employees or agents of Methodist Health System or any of its affiliated hospitals.

Guided by the founding principles of life, learning, and compassion, Dallas-based Methodist Health System (Methodist) provides quality, integrated health care to improve and save the lives of individuals and families throughout North Texas. Seven hospitals and 25 Methodist Family Health Centers and Medical Groups are among the facilities served by the nonprofit Methodist Health System, which is affiliated by covenant with the North Texas Conference of the United Methodist Church. Recognized by Modern Healthcare as one of the fastest-growing health systems in America, Methodist continues to add facilities and services to enhance patient care along the entire continuum. Additional information is available at MethodistHealthSystem.org. Connect through Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter.

CONTACT:
Angel Biasatti
AngelBiasatti@mhd.com
(214)724-7807