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AppUrgent Care Center Receives Certified Urgent Care Designation from Urgent Care Association of America

Sept. 26, 2014AppUrgent Care Center has received the Certified Urgent Care – Category I designation, which distinguishes it as a true

2146 Blowing Rock Road * Boone, NC
2146 Blowing Rock Road * Boone, NC

urgent care center staffed by board certified licensed physicians. The clinic provides patients with walk-in, extended-hour medical attention with licensed providers for a large scope of medical conditions and has met all the Urgent Care Association of America‘s established criteria.

“With the ever changing healthcare environment, it is extremely important for patients to understand their treatment options,” said LaRaye Rudicile, RN, Operations Manager for AppUrgent Care. “Urgent care is a convenient and viable option for medical conditions that cannot wait for a scheduled appointment with a primary care physician.

AppUrgent Care Center, part of Appalachian Regional Healthcare System, provides

AppUrgent Care Physicians: Dr. Amor & Dr. Stafford
AppUrgent Care Physicians: Dr. Amor & Dr. Stafford

convenient, walk-in care to patients with non-life threatening illness or injury such as sore throats, strains, sprains, fever, flu, cuts and other conditions that do not require a visit to the emergency room. Staffed by board certified physicians, AppUrgent Care fills the gap between primary care and emergency room care, offering increased convenience and cost savings. The facility also offers visitors the opportunity to seek care while remaining close to their leisure activities.

With its certification, AppUrgent Care Center and the Urgent Care Association of America demonstrate their commitment toward providing patients with access to appropriate levels of care.

AppUrgent Care, located at 2146 Blowing Rock Road in Boone, NC, is open Monday through Friday from 8 am to 7 pm and Saturday and Sunday from 9 am to 5 pm.

For more information, visit www.apprhs.org/appurgent-care-center or call 828-265-5505.