Russell Medical’s newest service, Russell Medical Urgent Care is now open. The Urgent Care is an expansion of treatment options available on the Russell Medical campus. Conveniently located on the hill behind the cancer center, the Urgent Care can be accessed by Highway 280 (look for the large sign) or from Elkahatchee Road. The walk-in clinic treats injuries and illnesses requiring immediate care but not serious enough to require emergency room visits. Tammy Coker, certified registered nurse practitioner (pictured right), has a long tenure with Russell Medical and has worked in various clinical areas including the Emergency Department and cardiac cath lab for 15 years.
Russell Medical Urgent Care is open seven days a week to accommodate non-emergency room emergencies. Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. The physical address of is 3504 Highway 280, Alexander City, AL 35010. For additional information about the facility, call 256-397-7727.
Knowing the difference between Urgent Care needs and Emergency Room needs is important. Take a look at the infographic below to help decipher when to go where. When it’s not an emergency, but it’s still urgent.