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Walk-in urgent care clinic renamed

POSTED: April 21, 2013 10:30 p.m.
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The Georgia Emergency Associates’ walk-in urgent care clinic has been rebranded as St. Joseph’s/Candler Immediate Care. The clinic, shown here during its 2011 grand opening and ribbon-cutting celebration, originally was called the South Georgia Immediate Care Center.

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Georgia Emergency Associates, which had been operating the South Georgia Immediate Care Center in Hinesville since November 2011, recently announced that the walk-in urgent care clinic was rebranded as St. Joseph’s/Candler Immediate Care. The change went into effect April 5.
“We are excited to be able to bring St. Joseph’s/Candler to the Hinesville community,” said Georgia Emergency Associates President Dr. Brian Kornblatt. “We also want to assure our patients that we will continue to offer the same level of excellent walk-in medical care and customer service at our Hinesville clinic that they had when it was operating under the South Georgia Immediate Care Center name.”
In addition to its South Georgia Immediate Care Centers, Georgia Emergency Associates has been operating the chain of St. Joseph’s/Candler Immediate Care centers since 2001 in the Savannah area in partnership with St. Joseph’s/Candler Health System. Georgia Emergency Associates also staffs the emergency departments of St. Joseph’s and Candler hospitals, and other hospitals in the southern Georgia region.  
The St. Joseph’s/Candler Immediate Care in Hinesville is at 780 E. Oglethorpe Highway at Gen. Stewart Way. The walk-in urgent-care clinic treats adults and children older than 9 months of age for minor illness and injuries that do not require trips to the hospital emergency room. The center has full x-ray and laboratory facilities in-house.
In addition to urgent care medicine, St. Joseph’s/Candler Immediate Care in Hinesville also offers a range of employer health-care services, school and sports physicals and flu shots. The center accepts most insurance, including TRICARE and Medicare.
St. Joseph’s/Candler Immediate Care in Hinesville is open seven days a week and always has a certified physician on duty. For more information and hours, go to www.getIMMEDIATEcare.com.

 

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