Huntsville Hospital Urgent Care in Cullman Opens Today

Cullman, Ala. (July 5, 2021)  Huntsville Hospital Urgent Care opened its sixth location today at 1311 2nd Ave., SW, next to Cullman Auto Mall.

Huntsville Hospital Urgent Care – Cullman is open seven days a week and provides urgent, family and wellness care, as well as occupational health services and X-rays. Walk-ins are welcome, or for added convenience, plan a same or next day visit online with Hold My Spot® or reserve a Telemedicine visit.

“We understand there is a need for convenience, especially if a family member can’t wait to see the doctor,” said Ellis Harris, Urgent Team Division Vice President for Huntsville Hospital Urgent Care. “We’re like an ER for non-life-threatening conditions with shorter wait times and lower costs.”

The center provides treatment for a variety of health conditions and injuries, including:

  • Asthma and allergies
  • Flu, colds and viral illnesses and COVID-19 testing
  • Bites, stings, allergic reactions
  • Broken bones, sprains, strains
  • Diarrhea, nausea and vomiting
  • Ear and Eye injuries
  • Ear and Eye injuries
  • Skin conditions, including burns
  • Stitches
  • Skin conditions
  • School, sports, wellness and DOT physicals
  • Occupational Health services

Leading the health care team are Nurse Practitioners Cindy Hawkins and Desiree Washburn. Hawkins and Washburn transferred from Huntsville Hospital Urgent Care in Decatur. Hawkins obtained a Master of Science in Nursing and a Post Master’s Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate from The University of Alabama in Huntsville. She has extensive experience in emergency medicine and urgent care settings. Washburn earned a Doctorate of Nursing Practice from The University of Alabama. She brings 15 years of urgent care and emergency department experience to the role.

The center is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Most insurance plans, TRICARE and VA, Medicare and Medicaid, as well as cash and credit cards, are accepted. For more information, visit




Huntsville Hospital Urgent Care, with nine locations locations in North Alabama, is a joint venture between Huntsville Hospital and Urgent Team Family of Urgent Care & Walk-in Centers, one of the largest independent operators of urgent and family care centers in the Southeast. The centers offer a range of health services including treatments for injuries and illnesses, occupational health, primary and family care, and wellness care – seven days a week. In addition to walk-ins, patients can plan a same- or next-day visit online with Hold My Spot® or schedule a Telemedicine visit. A Nashville-based company, Urgent Team Family of Centers provides quality and affordable family health care at more than 83 locations locations under eight brands. For more information, visit