SPHP and WellNow Urgent Care open new center in North Greenbush
St. Peter’s Health Partners and its emergency care partner, WellNow Urgent Care, have opened the doors to their newest location in Rensselaer County – their 12th location in the Capital Region. Located at 24 North Greenbush Road, Troy, NY 12180, the new facility offers rapid treatment for non-life-threatening injuries and illnesses, same-day and next-day COVID-19 PCR testing, and occupational health services seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. h, without appointment.
“With our partner WellNow Urgent Care, we are delighted to welcome new patients to our North Greenbush center and to welcome back patients who have visited our former location on Empire Drive,” said James K. Reed, MD , President and CEO of St. Peter’s Health Partners. “Supporting the health of the community is our top priority, and we take great pride in being a destination of choice for fast, efficient and expert care and same-day and next-day COVID-19 PCR testing. “
“Illness and injury come at the most inopportune times: a collision on the football field, a tick bite while hiking, the sudden need for rapid PCR results,” said John Radford, MD, president of WellNow Urgent Care. “Together with our partner, St. Peter’s Health Partners, we are proud to bring hands-on care to the North Greenbush community to help people get treated and get back to life in 45 minutes.
Emergency care centers are an increasingly important part of the healthcare market in the United States, providing patients with much-needed access to quality care with shorter wait times and care options. the same day for non-life threatening illnesses and injuries. The new North Greenbush center will provide prompt service for ailments such as sprains, burns, colds and allergies, while also providing on-site x-rays, lab tests and physical exams. COVID-19 PCR test with same day and next day results is also available without an appointment required. Patients can enter or schedule a visit online.
Emergency care services are provided without an appointment, or patients can visit WellNow.com to check in online or schedule a visit. Patients can also connect with a WellNow provider 24 hours a day, seven days a week, using thetelehealth platform. WellNow accepts most insurances, including Medicare, Medicaid, Fidelis and TriWest Veterans. A full list of services can be found online at WellNow.com/services and additional information on COVID-19, including the cost of testing and insurance coverage, can be found at wellnow.com/covid-19/.
WellNow is happy to partner with local employers for a wide range of occupational health services including DOT / 19A physical exams, work injury assistance, respirator fit exams, audiometry and more. Area businesses and self-insured employers from various industries – including manufacturing, warehousing, retail, nursing homes, vocational colleges, bakeries and more – can partner with WellNow to develop a personalized occupational health program to meet their individual needs.
The North Greenbush Center is WellNow’s twelfth location in the Capital Region thanks to its joint venture with St. Peter’s Health Partners. Other nearby centers include Albania, Clifton Park, Glens Falls, Gloversville, Hudson, Latham, Niskayuna, Rensselaer, Rotterdam, Saratoga Springs and Troy. A complete list of WellNow installations is available at WellNow.com/placements.