Huntsville Hospital Urgent Care Centers Now Open

Huntsville, AL., (December 2, 2019) – The recent joint venture between Huntsville Hospital and Urgent Team Family of Urgent Care & Walk-In Centers, as of today, delivers five Huntsville Hospital Urgent Care locations to communities across northern Alabama:

  • Decatur                  1115 Beltline Rd., SE, near Kroger Fuel
  • Florence                 202 Cox Creek Pkwy, near Taco Bell
  • Huntsville               900 Bob Wallace Ave., corner of L&N Dr., and Bob Wallace Ave.
  • Madison                 300 Hughes Rd., near Publix
  • Muscle Shoals       210 Avalon Ave., across from the Walmart entrance

The centers will continue to provide urgent and family care, as well as wellness services on a walk-in basis, or for added convenience, patients can schedule a same day or next day visit online with Hold My Spot™. The centers are open seven days a week and treat the following non-life-threatening injuries, illnesses and conditions:

• Asthma and allergies

• Ear and eye injuries

• Flu, colds and viral illnesses

• Skin conditions, including burns

• Bites, stings, allergic reactions

• Stitches

• Broken bones, sprains, strains

• School, sports, wellness and DOT physicals

• Diarrhea, nausea and vomiting

• Immunizations and vaccinations

• Urinary tract infections

• Occupational health services

Physician Marcia Mierez, DO, has joined the Madison health care team. With 15 years’ experience practicing family and urgent care medicine, Mierez most recently served as a Physician at Urgent Med Care of Madison. She graduated from The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and spent her early career in family practice in Florida and Alabama.

Additionally, nurse practitioner Desiree Washburn has joined the health care team in Decatur. Washburn graduated with a Doctorate of Nursing Practice from The University of Alabama. She most recently worked for more than 10 years in the emergency department of Island Medical Management at Cullman Regional Medical Center. Her prior experience includes serving as a nurse practitioner at Hanceville Acute Care and Wellness Center.

“Northern Alabama is a fast-growing part of the state and we are committed to providing on-demand health care that is convenient and affordable for urgent but non-emergency needs,” said Ellis Harris, Urgent Team Division Vice President.


Huntsville Hospital Urgent Care, with five locations in North Alabama, is an affiliate of Urgent Team, one of the largest independent operators of urgent and family care centers in the Southeast. The Urgent Team Family of Centers provides quality and affordable family healthcare at more than 58 locations under six brands: Huntsville Hospital Urgent Care; Urgent Team (throughout Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee); Physicians Care (throughout Tennessee and Georgia); Washington Regional Urgent Care; Baptist Health Urgent Care and Sherwood Urgent Care (throughout Arkansas). Huntsville Hospital Urgent Care’s convenient, walk-in centers provide a range of healthcare services including treatments for injuries and illnesses, occupational health and wellness care. Most centers offer 24/7 online scheduling with Hold My Spot™.  Urgent Team’s company headquarters are located in Nashville, Tenn. For more information, visit or


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